E19.2174 Cognitive Science and Educational Technology I
 

Dr. Jan L. Plass
Educational Communication & Technology
New York University

   
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Introduction; Foundation and Assumptions of Cognitive Science

Class Slides [ 2174-01.pdf ]

Preparation for next meeting
Class Readings

Resources:
PBS: The Secret Life of the Brain [ http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/ ]
CogWeb UCLA on Cognitive Science [ http://cogweb.ucla.edu/ ]
Exploration of how memory changes the Brain (Univ. of Wisconsin) [ http://whyfiles.org/184make_memory/ ]


Human Cognitive Architecture: Sensory, Short-term, Working Memory Models; Cognitive Load Theory

Class Slides [ 2174-02.pdf ]

Resources
CogWeb–Alan Baddeley on Memory [http://cognet.mit.edu/MITECS/Entry/baddeley]
CogWeb–Ed Smith on Working Memory [http://cognet.mit.edu/MITECS/Entry/smithe]
U of A Cog Sci Dictionary (Working Memory) [http://www.bcp.psych.ualberta.ca/~mike/Pearl_Street/Dictionary/contents/W/working_memory.html]
Visual Pathways [http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/visualpathways.html]
Human Brain Animations [http://enzymind.com/Human_brain_animations]
Vision–Light and Neuronal Activity [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuLR0kzfwBU]

Student-led activity
Starfall

In-class activity
Virtual Knee Surgery Site

Preparation for next meeting
Class Readings


Human Cognitive Architecture: Long-term Memory Models, Encoding and Retrieval; Dual Coding Theory

Class Slides [ 2174-03.pdf ]

Resources
ACT-R Website (John R. Anderson) [http://act-r.psy.cmu.edu/]
BBC Human Body & Mind [ http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/index.shtml ]
BBC Human Body & Mind: Face Memory Test [ http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/sleep/tmt/ ]
Roger Schank TED 1995 Talk

Student-led activity
Tekkotsu: Education
Rieber's Dual Coding Simulation Model

Preparation for next meeting
Class Readings


Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning, Integrated Model of Picture & Tect Comprehension

Class Slides [ 2174-04.pdf ]

Resources

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Cognitive Load Theory

Class Slides [ 2174-05.pdf ]

Student Presentation
Brain Pop - Nano Technology–http://www.brainpop.com/science/matterandchemistry/nanotechnology/

Resources
3D Brain Anatomy (PBS)– http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/
Inside the Brain: Interactive Tour (Alzheimer's Association)– http://www.alz.org/brain/overview.asp
WISE-MD Modules for Surgery Education (NYU)– http://wise-md.med.nyu.edu/

Virtual Knee Surgery Site– http://edheads.org/activities/knee/
How the heart works - NHLBI–http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hhw/hhw_pumping.html

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Class Readings


Individual Learner Characteristics, Expertise Reversal

Class Slides [ 2174-06.pdf ]

In-class activity
Assessment of Individual Learner Characteristics

Resources
Second Language Acquisition–CyberBuch
Simulations–Molecules & Minds

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Managing essential processing, Meaningful Learning: Schema Theory

Class Slides [ 2174-07.pdf ]

Resources
Advance Organizer-Ciberteca "Una Carta a Dios"
Opening scene of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Understanding and Explicating Poetry

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Class Readings


Reducing extraneous processing in Multimedia learning

Class Slides [ 2174-08.pdf ]

Resources
3D Brain Anatomy (PBS)– http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/
WISE-MD Modules for Surgery Education (NYU)– http://wise-md.med.nyu.edu/

Virtual Knee Surgery Site– http://edheads.org/activities/knee/
BBC Science and Nature: Human Body & Mind–http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/

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Interactivity/Control & Feedback in Multimedia learning

Class Slides [ 2174-09.pdf ]

Resources

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Emotion & Cognition in Multimedia learning

Class Slides [ 2174-10.pdf ]

Resources
Samorost–http://amanita-design.net/samorost-1/
ACLU Pizza–http://aclu.org/pizza/

Student Presentation Links
Disney: Hot Shot Business (HSB)–disney.go.com/hotshot/hsb2/index.html
PBS Kinds: Zoom. Kitchen Chemistry–http://pbskids.org/zoom/games/kitchenchemistry/

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Class Readings


Visual Learning: Animation, Simulations, & Games

Class Slides [ 2174-11.pdf ]

Resources
WISE-MD Modules for Surgery Education (NYU)– http://wise-md.med.nyu.edu/

CREATE Simulations–Molecules & Minds
U of Colorado, Boulder–Phet Lab Simulations
Edu Media–Science Simulations

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Class Readings


Evaluation of Instructional Software

Class Slides [ 2174-12.pdf | 2174-12.ppt ]

Resources

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Final Presentations

 

Where do I go from here?

-> To learn how to apply these theories to the design of educational materials, take E19.2015 Representation and Interaction Design (Fall 08 syllabus)

->To continue learning about theory, take E19.2175 Cognitive Science and Educational Technology II


Theory into practice Database
The TIP Database can be found at tip.psychology.org

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