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What is Information Architecture?

Information architecture (IA) focuses on organizing, structuring, and labeling content in an effective and sustainable way.  The goal is to help users find information and complete tasks.

To be successful, you need a diverse understanding of industry standards for creating, storing, accessing and presenting information. Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville in their book, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, note that the main components of IA:

1. Organization Schemes and Structures: How you categorize and structure information

2. Labeling Systems: How you represent information

3. Navigation Systems: How users browse or move through information

4. Search Systems: How users look for information

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How is HTTPS different from HTTPS?

HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure) is a protocol for encrypting information and then exchanging it in a secure way.

With HTTPS if anyone in between the sender and the recipient could open the message, they still could not understand it. Only the sender and the recipient, who know the “code,” can decipher the message.

The computer at each end uses a document called an “SSL Certificate” containing character strings that are the keys to their secret “codes.” SSL certificates contain the computer owner’s “public key.”

The owner shares the public key with anyone who needs it. Other users need the public key to encrypt messages to the owner. The owner sends those users the SSL certificate, which contains the public key. The owner does not share the private key with anyone.

What are types of learning formats that you can add to your learning course on QuoDeck Platform?

QuoDeck offers creating content in following formats:

1. Portable Document Format (PDF) file upload.

2. Video content hosted on third party (YouTube/Vimeo).

3. Interactive QuoDeck Document Format (QDF) documents, using an integrated content creation tool.

4. Quizzes (Single select, Multiple select, True or False, Fill in the blanks)

5. Surveys (Single select, Multiple select, Fill in the blanks)

6. Gamified Assessments(Assessments with added element of gamification)

7. SCORM content

8. Certificates (a badge awarded to leaner upon completing the course)

What is a QDF file?

QDF or Quodeck Document Format file is the file that gets created when you initialize a new Interactive Deck using the Integrated Learning Content Creation tool, and then download it on your local system.

This has the extension of .qdf.

What is ftp, where is it used?

The File Transfer Protocol or FTP, is used to transfer files between computers on a network.

You can use FTP to exchange files between computer accounts, transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, or access online software archives.

There are primarily three ways we can use FTP

1. Using Graphical FTP clients (e.g. FileZilla, CyberDuck, WinSCP).

2. Command-line FTP Program.

3. Via Web browser.

How can I create a new Interactive Deck

This is rather a very simple task, follow below steps to do it.

Step 1: Login using your creator credentials

Step 2: Go to Create section using the left menu

Step 3: Create a topic and give it desired name and description

Step 4: Now inside this topic you can create your Interactive Deck. Under Add Content Header, click on “Deck”. It will open a modal. In this modal, click on “Create a New Deck” button.

Step 5: Your Interactive Deck has been initialized, now you can start creating content inside this Deck.

Step 6: Don’t forget to Save/Download the deck once you are done.

How can I add a new slide in my Interactive Deck?

Follow the below steps to add a new slide to your deck;

Step 1: Go to Home tab inside your deck editor.

Step 2: When you are inside Home Tab, you can create a new slide with two ways.

i) Click on “New Slide” button or

ii) Click on “+” icon in the webform on current page

You can create new slide using either of the above two ways.

Can I duplicate my Interactive Deck?

Yes, you can duplicate your interactive deck. There is no explicit button or any method to duplicate your deck, but here’s how you can do it;

Step 1: Consider you have created a deck that you want to duplicate, to do this login using your creator credentials.

Step 2: Go to Create tab in the left menu.

Step 3: Locate that deck, and edit it using ‘pencil’ icon.

Step 4: Now click on the ‘Download button’, it will download the ‘Deck’ on your computer.

Step 5: Now create a new Deck, it will open a modal. This time instead of clicking on “Create a New Deck” button, Upload a QDF file.

Step 6: Upload the recently downloaded deck, this way you have successfully duplicated your deck.

Note: You get the ability to create/duplicate Interactive Deck, only if you are a “Biz” or “Enterprise” licence user.

What is a data structure in computer science?

A data structure is a format for organizing and storing data. General data structure types include the array, the file, the record, the table, the tree, and so on.

The Data structure is designed to organize data to suit a specific purpose so that it can be accessed and worked with in appropriate ways. In computer programming, a data structure may be selected or designed to store data for the purpose of working on it with various algorithms.

Can I duplicate a slide in my Interactive Deck?

Yes, you can duplicate a slide, here’s how you do it

Step 1: Make sure you’re inside your Interactive Deck Editor,

Step 2: Go to Home tab inside your deck editor.

Step 3: Click on “Duplicate Slide” button in the ribbon, or Click on icon next to “+” icon in the webform on current page. This will duplicate the current slide that you are editing.