12Sep

Cognitive load Theory

This theory describes learning structures (schemas). Intrinsic cognitive load is associated with task difficulty, while extraneous cognitive load is associated to task presentation. The theory states that if both intrinsic cognitive load and extraneous cognitive load are high, then problem solving will either fail or be extreamly difficult. The idea is to lower or modifying the task presentation to a lower level in order to facilitate problem solving.

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