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Elaborating the Elaboration Theory

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 40, Number 3, ISSN 1042-1629


Comments on the preceding article which examined elaboration theory and offered suggestions for updating it to reflect new knowledge. Highlights include the simplifying conditions method; internal versus external knowledge structures; connectionism and authentic tasks; content structure as organizing structure; ill-structured domains; and sequencing issues. (19 references) (LRW)


Reigeluth, C.M. (1992). Elaborating the Elaboration Theory. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40(3), 80-86. Retrieved July 10, 2020 from .

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