types of cognitive load

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Three types of cognitive load: - Germane - Intrinsic - Extraneous

Richard Mayer - 9 Strategies for cognitive load

Cognitive Processing Description Instruction Design Goal
Extraneous Not related to instructional goal Reduce
Essential Caused by complexity of material (unavoidable) Manage
Generative Aimed at making sense of material, caused by learner's effort Foster

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