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  • Summer Conference Proposal Deadline Extended to March 1

    There is still time to submit your proposal for the 2019 Faculty Summer Conference--we've extended the deadline to March 1. CLT's 21st annual conference will be held May 21 and 22 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. The theme is Jumping on the Social Media Bandwagon: Is It Worth It? For more information, and to download the proposal worksheet, see our Call for Proposals page.


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    The Four-Component Instructional Design Model: Multimedia Principles in Environments for Complex Learning

    The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning

    The 4C/ID model claims that four components are necessary to realize complex learning: (1) learning tasks, (2) supportive information, (3) procedural information, and (4) part-task practice. This chapter discusses the use of the model to design multimedia learning environments and relates 14 multimedia principles to each of the four components.

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    How Can Brain Research Inform Academic Learning and Instruction?

    Educational Psychology Review

    This paper explores the potential of neuroscience for improving educational practice by describing the perspective of educational psychology as a linking science; providing historical context; offering a conceptual framework for the connections among neuroscience, cognitive science, educational psychology, and educational practice; and laying out a research agenda.

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