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Design Media for How We Learn

One of the most impactful textbooks I read in my instructional design (ID) program was that of Clark and Meyer’s (2011) E-Learning and the Science of Instruction on how best to design the multimedia for online instruction. This post addresses Chapter 2 on how we learn from online media and some takeaways for ID. I included supporting learning theories not

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What Educators Need to Know about Working Memory

#455441369 / gettyimages.com   Working memory is a process in the brain where meaning is constructed from information received and potential self-regulation of memory occurs. It also serves as a temporary storage device. Working memory is limited to the amount of information it can hold and the duration it can remember. According to Miller (1956), humans are capable of remembering

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Instructional Design for Human Learning: The Basics

The information processing theory explains how humans perceive, internalize, and remember information. The Atkinson and Shriffin’s (1968) information processing model included three systems: sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory. This was a linear process, which has since been replaced with the nonlinear working memory model (Baddeley & Hitch, 1974) and other connectionist processes that align with current cognitive neuroscience

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