4 Tips To Apply The Redundancy Principle In eLearning

How To Apply The Redundancy Principle In eLearning

The Redundancy Principle suggests that learners have difficulty focusing on the key takeaways of the eLearning course when multimedia presentations are accompanied by a word for word text script. In short, they are so busy trying to read, listen, and watch the images at the same time that they are unable to collect the information they need from any of the sources. As an unfortunate result, learning goals may not be achieved and cognitive overload is likely to occur. On the other hand, eLearning courses that pair audio with visuals or text with visuals are more effective, as learners are not forced to choose how they will receive the information.

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