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Emeritus Professor, UNSW Sydney

I am an Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of New South Wales. My research is associated with cognitive load theory. The theory is a contributor to both research and debate on issues associated with human cognition, its links to evolution by natural selection, and the instructional design consequences that follow. Based on many hundreds of randomized, controlled studies carried out by many investigators from around the globe, the theory has generated a large range of novel instructional designs from our knowledge of human cognitive architecture.


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    Emeritus Professor, UNSW