Archive for April, 2018

The age of immersive learning

We’re all being pulled in a multiplicity of directions with endless social media updates, email notifications, web pop-ups and advertisements. A constant stream of information means that learning needs to be able to capture our attention, and keep it. We’re in an age of immersive engagement ― an age of immersive learning. An immersive environment […]

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eLearning trends (2018)

Every year trots out new lists of trends from the learning industry. One of our favourites for 2018 is from eLearningArt. They talked to 57 experts, summarized the feedback, and came up with these 11 trends: Micro-learning Video Artificial Intelligence (AI) Augmented Reality (AR) Mobile xAPI Virtual Reality (VR) Subscription Tools & Learning Science-based Learning […]

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Seven things to look for in an LMS

As Redwood’s Learning and Technology Manager, I work closely with our LMS clients. Here are my top seven things to look for in a learning management system: Ease of use; intuitive for both learner and administrator Modern, fully-responsive, mobile-first interface Seamless integration with existing or planned systems Flexibility to customize to brand as well as […]

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Cool runnings

There are many amazing things going on in the world of virtual reality, including using VR to help athletes get better. Here’s something that caught our eye. It’s an app called Bobsleigh 360 and it simulates the experience of riding with a bobsleigh team down a bobsleigh track. It’s a rush! Learn more.  

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Augmented Reality (AR) explained

Wikipedia defines Augmented reality (AR) as “a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are ‘augmented’ by computer-generated perceptual information, ideally across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.” Watch Jonathan Strickland explain what that means in simple terms.  

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