BA, PhD (Adelaide)


Professor John Sweller is a member of the School of Education, University of New South Wales. He studies cognitive processes and instructional design with specific emphasis on working memory limitations and their consequences for instructional procedures.

Sweller, J., Ayres, P. & Kalyuga, S. (2011). Cognitive load theory. NY: Springer.

Wong, A., Leahy, W., Marcus, N., & Sweller, J. (2012). Cognitive load theory, the transient information effect and e-learning. Learning and Instruction, 22, 449-457.

Sweller, J. & van Merrieboer, J. (2013). Instructional design for medical education. In K. Walsh (Ed.), Oxford textbook of medical education (74-85). Oxford: Oxford University Press.