Elaboration Theory and Cognitive Psychology
Describes the Elaboration Theory of Instruction (ETI) and charts its correspondence with several major principles drawn from contemporary cognitive psychology. Components of the ETI are related to current models of knowledge representation, schema theory, memory processes, and earlier cognitive based instructional frameworks. Fifty-three references are listed.
Merrill, M. D., Wilson, B. G., & Kelety, J. C. (1981). Elaboration theory and cognitive psychology. Instructional Science, 10, 217–235.