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Quiddis: an e-learning service meant for trainers

When people talk about e-learning services, they always focus on the learner’s point of view: the possibility to access training content anywhere and anytime, a user-friendly interface, interactive and tailored solutions. But what about who is in charge of building those contents? In this article we will try to describe why and how Quiddis was created primarily for trainers, in order to make everyone able to build content and manage academy communities online.   E-LEARNING: EVERYTHING…


long term memory

Memory: knowing how it works to enhance it (Part 2)

In the previous article we have talked about short-term memory, describing how it works and which enhancement strategies can be implemented to take the most of it. In this article you will learn all about long-term memory and how to enhance it.   LONG-TERM MEMORY: ENCODE, STORE, RETRIEVE, REPEAT Long-term memory can be thought as a dynamic yet permanent store of information, activated when we talk about remembering something. To access this information requires about 200 milliseconds, which…


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Memory: knowing how it works to enhance it (Part 1)

We have all heard about long-term and short-term memory, and we have all got a little bit confused about what kind of processes they require in order to function. This is the first of a two parts article that will try to describe how memory works and which enhancement strategies can be implemented to take the most of it, starting with a focus on short-term memory.   SHORT-TERM MEMORY: STAIRWAY TO LONG-TERM (OR NOT) If you try looking for a specific area in the brain where memory is placed,…


Digital natives

Digital natives: what has really changed?

In the last few years, you may have heard people talking about the so-called digital natives referring to younger generations and worrying about their very short attention span. What does this label mean and why are these people different from their fathers? In this article we will try to define this new category and analyze possible solutions to cope with their new ways of thinking.   SOME BASIC DEFINITIONS: WHO ARE DIGITAL NATIVES? According to a widespread definition, digital natives…