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Instructional Simulation from a Cognitive Psychology Viewpoint

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 41, Number 4, ISSN 1042-1629


Examines implications from cognitive psychology which are important for the design of microcomputer-based instructional simulations. Topics addressed include cognitive structure, including schemata and mental models; cognitive and metacognitive strategies; automaticity of cognitive processes; and affect, or the motivational appeal. (Contains 86 references.) (LRW)


Thurman, R.A. (1993). Instructional Simulation from a Cognitive Psychology Viewpoint. Educational Technology Research and Development, 41(4), 75-89. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from .

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