Science Journal of Education

Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Research Article

    The Effect of Incremental Scaffolds in Experimentation on Cognitive Load

    Marlina Hülsmann, Cornelia Stiller, Matthias Wilde*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Jan. 12, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 24, 2024
    Published: Feb. 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20241201.11
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    Abstract: Experimentation provides a suitable way for students to gain an understanding of scientific inquiry since it is one of its main methods to develop scientific knowledge. However, it is assumed that experimentation can lead to cognitive overload when students experience little support during experimentation, which, in turn, might hinder effective lea... Show More