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A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load (2017)
Book Chapter
Martin, S. (2017). A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load. In R. Z. Zheng (Ed.), Cognitive load measurement and application: A theoretical framework for meaningful research and practice, 29-44. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315296258-3

The application of cognitive load theory has been at the forefront of work in cognition and learning for some time. Cognitive load theory seeks to explain how and why some material is more difficult to learn and is based on the proposition that the h... Read More about A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load.

Identity, citizenship, and moral constructs from the virtual self (2015)
Book Chapter
Martin, S. (2015). Identity, citizenship, and moral constructs from the virtual self. In K. Terry, & A. Cheney (Eds.), Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning, 217-237. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8847-6.ch010

Many young people now access digital networks that include individuals very unlike them who promote different cultural, religious and ethical value systems and behaviour. Such value systems can create conflicts of expectation for young people seeking... Read More about Identity, citizenship, and moral constructs from the virtual self.

Lessons from the Great Underground Empire: Pedagogy, computers and False Dawn (2014)
Book Chapter
Martin, S. (2014). Lessons from the Great Underground Empire: Pedagogy, computers and False Dawn. In A. Tatnall, & B. Davey (Eds.), Reflections on the history of computers in education, 1-25. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-55119-2_1

The educational use of computers in the UK coincided with growing tensions between educators and government policy. This led to the imposition of a National Curriculum and policy that took scant account of research evidence or the views of profession... Read More about Lessons from the Great Underground Empire: Pedagogy, computers and False Dawn.