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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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Everyone loves Covey

I’m amazed it’s taken us this long to talk about Stephen Covey in our blog—he’s just that influential. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People continues to be relevant 30 years after it was first published. You can EXPLORE the Covey website for more information about each habit. Be proactive Begin with the end […]

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It’s not about you

A former head of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Program and current founder of People Formula, Robin Dreeke has written a book about trust called: It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone. I rather like Thomas Oppong’s article about it in Medium Magazine who writes, “Here is a […]

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Stop boring me

We’ve all had to sit through boring training at some time or other—including online learning. Juliette Denny writes in eLearning industry about the connection between learning and engagement and asks a question: When did learning stop being fun? She talks about an engagement crisis: “Whatever your misgiving with learning games might be, it’s hard to deny […]

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Six killer examples of gamification in learning

Compliance training tends to be a serious matter—and it is. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add some fun, including gamification. Wikipedia’s definition: “Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts. It can also be defined as a set of activities and processes to solve problems by using or applying the […]

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17 eLearning Trends of 2019

We’re highlighting Asha Pandy’s eLearning Industry’s article about eLearning trends in 2019 for a reason. It’s well thought out and she has structured the trends into four groupings as follows: ONE: Trends That Help Learners Learn and Apply This Learning to Show Better Performance or Behavioral Change: Mobile Learning Digitalization of ILT (to Blended or Fully […]

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Stop making New Year’s resolutions

Welcome to 2019! Meg Salter, author of Mind Your Life: How Mindfulness Can Build Resilience and Reveal Your Extraordinary, recommends setting goals and intentions rather than New Years’ resolutions. Goals (tangible, objective outcomes that are to be achieved in the future) are your destination, while intentions (purpose or values that are in the present) describe your […]

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Jaw-dropping AI

We’ve been providing interesting information around AI in previous blogs, but this application just made our jaws drop. The title of Dana Smith’s article published by the University of California San Francisco is: Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis.You read that right. Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and […]

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Smart ways to personalize your LMS

Adobe and the eLearning Guild offer a white paper on Smart Ways to Personalize an LMS. The paper covers why you should personalize your LMS and highlights five areas that will increase learner engagement: learner dashboard, content delivery, recommendations, revision notes, and search results. Download the full PDF report.

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Six secrets to experiential learning

Experiential learning involves learning through experience. The National Conference Centre partnered with experiential learning company, The Browne Center to publish Six Secrets to Experiential Learning.  Read the report for more information about these six secrets observed in experiential learning. Barrier-free learning—take away the classroom tables. Learning by choice—mix classroom training with outdoor activities. Learning by shared experience—create […]

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