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Goodbye to a learning pioneer

The team at Redwood would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Gary Woodill who passed away this past weekend. Gary was a futurist, and a pioneer in the learning world. His visions and insights blazed the trail for many people in our industry. Much more than that, Gary was […]

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Be nice for the good of the team

Be nice. That’s the conclusion of a years-long Google-driven project (Project Aristotle) to understand the right mix of people who make up high performing teams. We’ve already blogged about it in Five essential qualities for effective teams. But it bears repeating from another angle. Aamna Mohdin synopsized the results in his Quartz at work article. […]

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Online learning is going to high school

The Ontario provincial government just announced they want high school students to take online courses for four out of 30 high school credits in order to graduate. Joanne Laucius, writing in the Ottawa Citizen, says this means that “Ontario high school students will have more compulsory e-learning than any other jurisdiction in the world.” The […]

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Actionable Reporting is changing the measurement arena

How do we know our training is effective? How can we tie it to business outcomes? Through a well-planned assessment and measurement approach. And one of the more interesting is called Actionable Reporting that allows a user to act on information in real time. READ Alastair Simpson’s eLearning Industry article where he outlines 6 Requirements for Setting […]

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Five free web-based learning games

The game landscape just keeps getting better and better. Amazon’s Melissa Milloway kindly wrote an article (5 Free Web Based Learning Games That Will Inspire You) for LinkedIn’s new series. She shares five of her favourite online learning games she’s used over the past year. Follow the link above for the full article or select […]

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Five essential qualities for effective teams

Teams can make or break an organization. Zack Friedman (author of The Lemonade Life) wrote an article for Forbes about something called Project Aristotle. This was where Google wanted to determine “What makes a team effective at Google?” Their analysis showed It doesn’t matter who is on the team; what matters is that the team […]

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Redwood does more than eLearning

Many of you know us as a learning company. But did you know that we also have an LMS, build online recruitment simulations, and we’ve just introduced a new assessment tool. It’s pretty nifty and lets you build your own assessments and certification programs, manage candidates, run tests, and see the results through a full-featured engine […]

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The myth of learning styles

This one might be a wee bit controversial for people in the learning industry. After all, learning styles (how learners prefer to get their learning) has been conventional wisdom for decades. The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan has done a great job citing the research in The Myth of ‘Learning Styles’. And there’s a lot of published […]

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