What is mobile learning, the latest e-learning revolution

Mobile learning is once again recognised as one of the most relevant learning trends for the next years. Why it is so important and what impact does it have on the training market? In this article we will show some figures about the use of mobile devices and try to explain how trainers can take advantage of this revolution.  WHAT IS MOBILE LEARNING? We call “mobile learning” that kind of distance learning that makes use of mobile devices like tablets or smartphones. While being part of the…


What is distance tracking, the most important e-learning feature

What is distance tracking, the most important e-learning feature

Thanks to SCORM compliance, learning objects are able to communicate with any LMS platform, exchanging information that allows distance tracking of students’ actions within the e-learning process. In this article we will try to explain what kind of information you can collect and why this feature is so important for digital training.  WHAT IS DISTANCE TRACKING? To start from the very beginning, let’s clarify what we mean by “distance tracking”. When talking about e-learning, one of the main…


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What is the SCORM, the key-standard for e-learning interoperability

In this article we will try to explain what is the SCORM and all the benefits you can achieve if your e-learning content and your LMS platform complies with it.  WHAT IS THE SCORM: DEFINITION AND HISTORY SCORM is an acronym standing for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model” and refers to the main standard defining the characteristics of learning objects in terms of use, traceability and storage.  Learning objects, or shareable content objects (SCO), are the atomic element of e-learning:…


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Adaptive learning: training tailored to you

Adaptive learning is the subtle art of building tailored courseware that fits every learner’s needs. While it is fundamental to have a reliable infrastructure behind a digital training process, it is indeed most important how content is used to create effective lessons. In this article we will talk about this method and why it is something you cannot do without. WHAT ADAPTIVE LEARNING IS  According to the definition of adaptive learning, it is “an educational method which uses computer…


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LCMS and LMS: what's the difference and why you need both

LCMS and LMS are two of the main acronyms whose meaning you need to know if you want to build and manage digital training content, with a difference. What are they exactly? In this article we will try to describe how they work and which role they play in the training process.  WHAT IS AN LCMS?  LCMS is an abbreviation for Learning Content Management System. It is a Cloud space used to store and manage learning “atoms”: texts, images, sounds, videos and any other element you want to use to…


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From in-house server to Cloud: four reasons to make the switch

Most people think that having their content stored in-house gives more control over it and overall more security. In this article we will give you four reasons why you should say goodbye to your in-house server and switch to the Cloud to improve the success of your company. FROM THE DICTIONARY: WHAT IS THE CLOUD?  Let’s start from the very basics, clarifying what the Cloud exactly is. An acknowledged definition says that “the Cloud refers to servers that are accessed over the Internet, and the…


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E-learning or face-to-face? Blended training is better!

In our last article we talked about the endless challenge between e-learning and face-to-face, explaining why digital training can help solve many issues related to engagement, cost and control. In this article we will try to describe which role is assigned to the face-to-face phase and how blended learning could boost the effectiveness of the training process.  SOFT SKILLS AND HARD SKILLS: FROM DICTIONARY ENTRIES TO PRACTICE  Let’s start with some basic definitions. Blended learning is the…


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E-learning vs. face-to-face training: the ultimate challenge

Most trainers are quite skeptical about moving their face-to-face lessons to online training. In this article we will try to explain what are the perks of e-learning and why it represents the future of training. DIGITAL NATIVES: COULD TRADITIONAL TRAINING STILL BE AN OPTION? We have already talked on this blog about digital natives and their different way to approach learning: getting unfocused very easily and needing different stimuli to keep their dopamine levels high. In the same article,…


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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 STARTS…


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Long-term 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…