Cognitive Load Theory

What, exactly, is Cognitive Load Theory? What is the relevance with eLearning process? Definition, key principles, tips, best practices and all the information you need at eLearning industry.

7 Tips To Reduce Cognitive Overload In eLearning

7 Tips To Reduce Cognitive Overload In eLearning

Cognitive overload is the thorn in the side of eLearning professionals. In a perfect world, the human mind would be limitless and have the power to absorb an infinite amount of information without feeling strained. Unfortunately, this is not the case and we must ensure that our eLearning courses strike a perfect balance. Give online learners too much information and you overwhelm them; not enough, and you bore them. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to reduce your learners cognitive overload when designing eLearning experiences. 
21st Century Classrooms with 20th Century Learning Theories

21st Century Classrooms with 20th Century Learning Theories

The 20th century brought forth several changes in the field of education. These changes include teaching methods and pedagogies, teaching and learning theories, and new perspectives on where America’s education is heading. In the 21st century, classrooms called online classrooms or virtual classrooms are emerging in vast numbers, all accessible 24/7, across towns and cities and certainly across the nations. Still, how much can 21st century classrooms benefit from 20th century theories?