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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 60 Citations 21,209 180 World Ranking 2078 National Ranking 80

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mathematics education
  • Pedagogy

Alexander Renkl focuses on Cognitive psychology, Mathematics education, Teaching method, Instructional design and Educational psychology. His Cognitive psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Cognitive load, Expertise reversal effect, Social psychology and Developmental psychology. His Mathematics education study frequently links to other fields, such as Pedagogy.

His research in Teaching method intersects with topics in Computer-Assisted Instruction, Transfer of training, Educational technology and Cognitive skill. Alexander Renkl has included themes like Relation, Visual attention, Gaze and Eye movement in his Instructional design study. Alexander Renkl has researched Educational psychology in several fields, including Meaningful learning, Procedural knowledge and Cognitive science.

His most cited work include:

  • Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design: Recent Developments (1527 citations)
  • Learning from Examples: Instructional Principles from the Worked Examples Research: (721 citations)
  • Cognitive Load Theory: Instructional Implications of the Interaction between Information Structures and Cognitive Architecture (672 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Alexander Renkl mainly investigates Mathematics education, Cognitive psychology, Pedagogy, Educational psychology and Artificial intelligence. His studies deal with areas such as Cognitive skill and Empirical research as well as Mathematics education. His Cognitive psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social psychology, Comprehension, Cognitive load, Meaningful learning and Developmental psychology.

His Educational psychology research incorporates elements of Context, Expertise reversal effect, Cognitive science and Instructional design. His Experiential learning study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Cooperative learning, Metacognition, Educational technology and Learning environment. His study brings together the fields of Computer-Assisted Instruction and Teaching method.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mathematics education (31.80%)
  • Cognitive psychology (20.31%)
  • Pedagogy (18.39%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Mathematics education (31.80%)
  • Cognitive psychology (20.31%)
  • Educational psychology (18.01%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alexander Renkl spends much of his time researching Mathematics education, Cognitive psychology, Educational psychology, Cognitive load and Multimedia. His study in Mathematics education is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Descriptive knowledge and Pedagogy. His research in Cognitive psychology intersects with topics in Self-management, Comprehension, Relevance, Control and Situational interest.

His Educational psychology study combines topics in areas such as Metacognition and Gender studies. The various areas that he examines in his Cognitive load study include Arousal, Self-regulated learning, Applied psychology, Educational psychologist and Set. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Behavioral engagement, Cognitive engagement, Adaptive learning and Knowledge acquisition.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Studying Visual Displays: How to Instructionally Support Learning (53 citations)
  • Enhancing learning by retrieval: Enriching free recall with elaborative prompting (31 citations)
  • Are seductive details seductive only when you think they are relevant? An experimental test of the moderating role of perceived relevance (22 citations)

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Best Publications

Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design: Recent Developments

Fred Paas;Alexander Renkl;John Sweller.
Educational Psychologist (2003)

3019 Citations

Learning from Examples: Instructional Principles from the Worked Examples Research:

Robert K. Atkinson;Sharon J. Derry;Alexander Renkl;Donald Wortham.
Review of Educational Research (2000)

1422 Citations

Cognitive Load Theory: Instructional Implications of the Interaction between Information Structures and Cognitive Architecture

Fred Paas;Alexander Renkl;John Sweller.
Instructional Science (2004)

1281 Citations

Learning from Worked‐Out Examples: A Study on Individual Differences

Alexander Renkl.
Cognitive Science (1997)

891 Citations

Träges Wissen: Die "unerklärliche" Kluft zwischen Wissen und Handeln

Alexander Renkl.
(1994)

727 Citations

Structuring the Transition From Example Study to Problem Solving in Cognitive Skill Acquisition: A Cognitive Load Perspective

Alexander Renkl;Robert K. Atkinson.
Educational Psychologist (2003)

654 Citations

Worked-out examples: instructional explanations support learning by self- explanations

A Renkl.
Learning and Instruction (2002)

605 Citations

Situiertes Lernen in multimedialen Lernumgebungen

Heinz Mandl;Hans Gruber;Alexander Renkl.
(1995)

571 Citations

Transitioning From Studying Examples to Solving Problems: Effects of Self-Explanation Prompts and Fading Worked-Out Steps.

Robert K. Atkinson;Alexander Renkl;Mary Margaret Merrill.
Journal of Educational Psychology (2003)

539 Citations

Learning from worked-out examples: The effects of example variability and elicited self-explanations

Alexander Renkl;Robin Stark;Hans Gruber;Heinz Mandl.
Contemporary Educational Psychology (1998)

536 Citations

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