Cognitive load theory (MyPL course)

This course allows educators to engage with contemporary literature on cognitive load theory - how the human brain learns and stores knowledge. Participants will be asked to connect their understanding of the research to their own practice.

See part 2 of this course Cognitive load theory in practice MyPL course.

Mode of delivery: online

Hours: 1.5

MyPL course code: NRG03812

Themes: cognitive load, explicit instruction


  • Professional learning
  • Professional learning
  • Teaching and learning

Business Unit:

  • Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation
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