The Leverhulme Visiting Professor – Prof. Slava Kalyuga will visit the Department of Mathematics Education, Loughborough University (UK), from 1 May 2023 to 31st August 2023 and from 1 May 2024 to 31st December 2024 with funding from the Leverhulme Trust.
Prof Slava Kalyuga is Professor of Educational Psychology at the School of Education, the University of New South Wales, where he received a Ph.D. and has worked since 1995. His research interests are in cognitive processes in learning, cognitive load theory, and evidence-based instructional design principles. His specific contributions include detailed experimental studies of the role of learner prior knowledge in learning (expertise reversal effect); the redundancy effect in multimedia learning; the development of rapid online diagnostic assessment methods; and studies of the effectiveness of different adaptive procedures for tailoring instruction to levels of learner expertise. He is the author of four books and more than 130 research articles and chapters in these research areas.
Watch the lectures
Leverhulme Lecture 5: Building knowledge base in long-term memory
Leverhulme Lecture 4: Problem solving in learning and instruction
Leverhulme Lecture 3: Knowledge base and expertise in human cognition
Leverhulme Lecture 2: Working Memory and Cognitive Load
Leverhulme Lecture 1: Introduction to Human Cognitive Architecture