Chapter 16. Designing Instructional Strategies: A Cognitive Perspective

Kenneth H. Silber, Wellesley R. Foshay

A comprehensive treatment of the cognitive approach to instructional design would go well beyond the scope of a single chapter, of course. This chapter will focus on one of the most critical parts of the design process, the definition of instructional strategies. We apply current cognitive-based research on teaching and learning to formulate instructional strategies for the different knowledge types one typically addresses in training.

THE COGNITIVE APPROACH TO DESIGNING INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES

How Learning Occurs from a Cognitive Point of View

There are many theoretical models in cognitive psychology about how learning occurs (Anderson, ...

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