Articles about the category Education
How to turn your smartphone into an educational tool for eLearning6 May 2020
With all family members engaged in work or distance education, home computers could not be enough for everyone. With your smartphone, you can overcome this problem and continue to use it even when you return to the office and classroom.
What is WebQuest and why is it good for learning?6 May 2020
The WebQuest is a didactic strategy in which the student becomes an active protagonist of his/her own learning process. Let's find out how WebQuest works and what its strengths are.
Immediacy: the feature to involve students6 May 2020
To avoid the online course being less effective it is preferable that students always feel "active" within the course. A greater presence of tutors, for example, is one of the winning weapons.
Strategies for creating successful Learning Objects29 April 2020
Learning Objects are like Legos, bricks that can be used over and over again to create different constructions. Here are some ideas for planning some really reusable learning objects.
The future of distance learning - Infographic29 April 2020
What are the characteristics of distance learning and what are the future prospects of this specific training modality?
3 problems (and solutions) at the time of coronavirus29 April 2020
Loneliness, organizational difficulties and lack of concentration are only three of the problems faced by online workers and students. Here are some strategies to overcome them.
Tips for a good video conference call22 April 2020
Whether it's corporate training or didactics, for a successful videoconference it is essential to avoid "technical problems" and keep participants involved. Here are some tips to make everything go smoothly.
The role of the teacher in distance learning: comparative teaching models22 April 2020
For effective distance learning it is not enough to transport the same things that are done in the classroom by other means, but it is necessary to rethink the same goals with different teaching models and technologies.
Cognitive distortions in learning - Infographic16 April 2020
Cognitive prejudices, i.e. our beliefs, can lead to systematic deviations of reality, even in learning.
Online courses: is synchronous or asynchronous training better?16 April 2020
Training in times of social distancing has only one way out: it must take place online. Before starting an eLearning project, there is a choice to make: is synchronous or asynchronous learning better for your employees?
4 tips to make people remember the contents16 April 2020
Online courses are an indispensable tool to improve employees' skills. However, in order to achieve this goal, it is essential that the design phase aims to make the content memorable.
What is a virtual class? - Infographic8 April 2020
An interesting infographic presents global data on the use of virtual classrooms.
Smart work and school at the time of the coronavirus: is Italy really ready?8 April 2020
Despite the digital divide, "narrow" bandwidth and obsolete hardware, the health emergency linked to the spread of the coronavirus is pushing Italians to take great steps towards digitization.
The eLearning Glossary - Part II8 April 2020
There are many terms of eLearning that you need to know in order to start distance learning and keep up with an ever-changing sector.
What is compliance training?8 April 2020
Compliance training is fundamental within every company. Making regulations usable is a challenge for eLearning that must design courses that are both a quality product and engaging.
Using scenario-based learning for the training of health workers2 April 2020
Scenario-based learning allows you to recreate some realistic situations in a virtual environment, to be ready for any eventuality. This is why this technique is very effective for training in health care.
Coronavirus: virtual classrooms not to stop company training2 April 2020
In this moment of health emergency more and more companies and institutions have found in virtual classrooms and videoconferencing the ideal alternative to the traditional classroom mode.
The costs of ineffective company training2 April 2020
Not investing in a quality corporate training course means risking a drop in benefits. Frustration, low productivity and high turnover are just some of the consequences of this initial "savings".
The digital transformation in the Italian school: where are we now that schools are suspended?25 March 2020
With the outbreak of the covid-19 emergency, the Miur makes some resources available to schools to implement distance learning. What is the approach adopted in Italy and in the other countries where schools have been suspended?
How to create a sense of community in eLearning courses25 March 2020
The lack of direct interaction typical of many online courses can help to dampen students' enthusiasm. Here are 5 ideas to create a sense of community within online courses.
Online course feedback: 5 errors to avoid25 March 2020
Receiving feedback on the course from students is a valuable help to improve the course in the short term. What are the mistakes to avoid when designing this test?
Make microlearning more effective by using chatbots18 March 2020
Technological progress has opened the door to new approaches that can be used in microlearning: chatbots. Let's find out how chatbots can make online training even more versatile and effective.
Microlearning design: 7 indispensable characteristics18 March 2020
Speed, effectiveness and simplicity. These three elements perfectly describe microlearning. To turn them into reality it is necessary to pay attention to some features of these "mini" online courses.
Coronavirus: eLearning not to stop teaching18 March 2020
The virus does not stop culture. Thanks to eLearning and videoconferencing activities, nobody will lose the year.
How to improve the completion rate of online courses11 March 2020
How to improve the completion rate of an eLearning course? Here are some tips to encourage students to complete the online course.
Can brain drain be avoided through online training?11 March 2020
The tendency to job-hopping, literally jumping from one job to another, also increases in Italy. The risk for companies is to lose the best talent, especially in favor of foreign companies. Thanks to eLearning, brain drain can be mitigated.
The response to coronavirus: Smart Working and eLearning training11 March 2020
The help that technology is providing to combat the emergency through smart working and online training.
Virtual reality and augmented reality: what they are and how they can be used in business training4 March 2020
What is the difference between virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)? Let's find out how these immersive technologies work and how they can improve the effectiveness of business training.
Is your online course overloading the students?4 March 2020
How to understand if you are overloading the students with content and avoid it.
3 examples of social learning that every LMS should integrate4 March 2020
Social learning is the ability of humans to learn from others. In addition to direct observation and imitation, there are other ways to encourage social learning, especially through eLearning. Here are 3 examples.