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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Slava Kalyuga

Dr. Kalyuga is Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia where he has worked since 1995. He received a Ph.D. in Education from UNSW in 1998. His research interests are in cognitive processes and evidence-based instructional design principles for multimedia learning environments. His specific contributions include detailed experimental studies of the role of learner prior knowledge in multimedia learning (the 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 was awarded an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2001-2003). He is the author of the book Instructing and Testing Advanced Learners: A Cognitive Load Approach (2006) and 35 research articles and chapters. During his previous work in Russia (until 1991), he published more than 30 articles and several books and textbooks.
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