Avoiding Cognitive Overload

Avoiding cognitive overloadFor hundreds of years verbal messages have been the primary means of explaining ideas to learners. Although verbal learning offers a powerful tool for humans, this book explores ways of going beyond the purely verbal  Multimedia Design Principles (Richard Mayer)

Deeper Learning from:

Words and pictures (verbal and visual)

Spatial integration of words and pictures Personalization

Reduction of clutter

Simultaneous use of modalities


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