Publications

English

  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., Jelsma, O., & Paas, F. G. W. C. (1992). Training for reflective expertise: A four-component instructional design model for complex cognitive skills. Educational Technology Research and Development, 40(2), 23-43. doi:10.1007/bf02297047
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (1997). Training complex cognitive skills: A four-component instructional design model for technical training. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications.
  • Sweller, J., van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Paas, F. G. W. C. (1998). Cognitive architecture and instructional design. Educational Psychology Review, 10(3), 251-296. doi:10.1023/a:1022193728205
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (1999). Cognition and multimedia design for complex learning (inaugural address). Heerlen, The Netherlands: Open University of the Netherlands.
  • Kirschner, P. A. (2002). Cognitive load theory: implications of cognitive load theory on the design of learning. Learning and Instruction, 12(1), 1-10. doi:10.1016/s0959-4752(01)00014-7
  • Kirschner, P. A. (2002). Cognitive load theory [special issue]. Learning and Instruction, 12(1).
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., Clark, R. E., & de Croock, M. B. M. (2002). Blueprints for complex learning: The 4C/ID-model. Educational Technology Research and Development, 50(2), 39-61. doi:10.1007/bf02504993
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., Kirschner, P. A., & Kester, L. (2003). Taking the load off a learner's mind: Instructional design for complex learning. Educational Psychologist, 38(1), 5-13. doi:10.1207/s15326985ep3801_2
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Sweller, J. (2005). Cognitive load theory and complex learning: Recent developments and future directions. Educational Psychology Review, 17(2), 147-177. doi:10.1007/s10648-005-3951-0
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2007). Alternate models of instructional design: Holistic design approaches and complex learning. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds.), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology(2nd ed., pp. 72-81). Old Tappan, NJ: Pearson/Merrill-Prentice Hall.
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Sluijsmans, D. M. A. (2008). Toward a synthesis of cognitive load theory, four-component instructional design, and self-directed learning. Educational Psychology Review, 21(1), 55-66. doi:10.1007/s10648-008-9092-5
  • Kirschner, P. A., Kirschner, F., & Paas, F. (2009). Cognitive load theory. In E. M. Anderman & L. H. Anderman (Eds.), Psychology of classroom learning: An encyclopedia(Vol. 1, pp. 205-209). Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference.
  • Kirschner, P. A., & van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2009). Ten steps to complex learning: A new approach to instruction and instructional design. In T. L. Good (Ed.), 21st century education: A reference handbook(pp. 244-253). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Kirschner, P. A., Ayres, P., & Chandler, P. (2011). Contemporary cognitive load theory research: The good, the bad and the ugly. Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1), 99-105. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2010.06.025
  • Kirschner, P. A., & van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2013). Do learners really know best? Urban legends in education. Educational Psychologist, 48(3), 169-183. doi:10.1080/00461520.2013.804395
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2013). Perspectives on problem solving and instruction. Computers & Education, 64, 153-160. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2012.11.025
  • Vandewaetere, M., Manhaeve, D., Aertgeerts, B., Clarebout, G., Van Merrienboer, J. J. G., & Roex, A. (2015). 4C/ID in medical education: How to design an educational program based on whole-task learning: AMEE Guide No. 93. Medical Teacher, 37(1), 4-20. doi:10.3109/0142159X.2014.928407
  • Wopereis, I., Frerejean, J., & Brand-Gruwel, S. (2015). Information problem solving in higher education: A case study on instructional design. In S. Kurbanoğlu, J. Boustany, S. Špiranec, E. Grassian, D. Mizrachi, & L. Roy (Eds.), Communications in computer and information science: Vol. 552, Information literacy: Moving toward sustainabiliy(Vol. 552). Basel, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2016). How people learn. In N. Rishby & D. W. Surry (Eds.), The Wiley handbook of learning technology(pp. 15-34). Chicester, UK: Wiley and Sons.
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G. (2017). Instructional design. In J. A. Dent, R. M. Harden, D. Hunt, & B. D. Hodges (Eds.), A practical guide for medical teachers(5th ed., pp. 169-179). Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier.
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., McKenney, S., Cullinan, D., & Heuer, J. (2017). Aligning pedagogy with physical learning spaces. European Journal of Education, 52, 253-267. doi:10.1111/ejed.12225
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Kirschner, P. A. (2018). 4C/ID in the context of instructional design and the learning sciences. In F. Fischer, C. Hmelo-Silver, S. Goldman, & P. Reimann (Eds.), International handbook of the learning sciences(pp. 169-180). New York: Routledge.

Dutch

  • De Croock, M. B. M., & van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2003). Een trainingsblauwdruk voor het leren van complexe cognitieve vaardigheden: het 4C/ID*-model. In: P.W.J. Schramade (Red.). Handboek Effectief Opleiden (5.1-4.01-4.42). 's-Gravenhage: Delwel.
  • Janssen-Noordman, A. M. B., & van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2002). Innovatief onderwijs ontwerpen: Via leertaken naar complexe vaardigheden [Innovative instructional design: From learning tasks to complex skills]. Groningen, The Netherlands: Wolters Noordhoff.
  • Van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2002). De ontbrekende didactiek van E-leren [The missing didactics of e-learning]. Pedagogische Studien, 79(6), 494-502.
  • Van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2005). Het ontwerpen van leertaken binnen de wetenschappen: Four-components instructional design als generatief ontwerpmodel (Inaugural address for the Honorary Chair Ererector Verhaegen). Hasselt, Belgium: University of Hasselt.
  • Van Merrienboer, J. J. G. (2010). Innovatief onderwijs ontwerpen in het gezondheidsdomein (Inaugural address). Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Other languages

  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Kirschner, P. A. (2010). Diez pasos para el aprendizaje complejo: Un acercamiento sistemático al diseňo instruccional de los cuatro componentes (translation from English). Cuajimalpa, México: Aseguramiento de la Calidad en la Educacion y en el Trabajo.
  • Van Merriënboer, J. J. G., & Kirschner, P. A. (2010). 복잡한 학습 10 단계 [Korean translation Ten steps to complex learning]. Seoul: Korea: Academy Press.