Cognitive load theory: does it help?
MAY 2, 2017
Cognitive load theory was first introduced in the 1980s and was based on observation surrounding the teaching of mathematics. There is very little data concerning the use of cognitive load theory, or the learning techniques based on it, in commercial adult learning. It is suggested that the way that information is presented is the way to get people to remember it - but does anyone actually know how long a ‘chunk’ should be?