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21st Century Learning and Teaching with Dual Coding and Cognitive Load Theory

Paivio's Dual Coding with Sweller's Cognitive Load Theory in conjunction with Merril's First Principle of Instructional Design, will produce and support 21st-century learning. 

Together Dual Coding and the Cognitive Load theory will supply a platform for creating different types of learning modules, which will support the instructional design using Merrill's Principles of Instruction (MPI).  These theories will help align...

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J.B. Shaw
J.B. Shaw (R & D)
2 years ago
Merrill is right about demonstration, application, and integration of real-life concepts when learning. It's why the Arts/Music/Dance... are important in STEAM Education. For example, the Art teacher demonstrates to students how to draw/sketch a person's face, the student's apply what they have learned by practicing drawing/sketching faces on paper and then this is integrated into real-life situations when students begin drawing/sketching actual faces of their classmates and people they know.