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2017 and the microlearning trend

2017 and the microlearning trend

The microlearning trendJust like many other companies in the elearning industry, here at GLAD our clients have increasingly been requesting microlearning. Microlearning is a real trend for learning in 2017. So, we thought we would show you how engaging microlearning...
Why Hackers Hate Compliance Training

Why Hackers Hate Compliance Training

Why Hackers Hate Compliance TrainingHere’s some bad news: cyber security threats to businesses of all sizes increased exponentially last year. 2016 was the year that hacking and politics collided spectacularly during the US presidential elections.  It was also the...
Telling a story with bite-sized learning

Telling a story with bite-sized learning

Telling a story with bite-sized learningUsing stories in learning is a powerful technique, add them to your bite-sized learning to really make a memorable course.Emotional ConnectionStories help you connect emotionally with your learners. Emotional connections mean we...

Stories: A Powerful Elearning Tool

Did you know that it is National Share-A-Story-Month here in the UK? The Federation of Children’s Book Groups dedicates May to introducing children and families to exciting new forms of storytelling. So, it seems like a great time to consider how we can use...
Creating a Blended Learning Solution

Creating a Blended Learning Solution

Creating a Blended Learning Solution Is your organisation considering making a switch from classroom-based training to elearning? Maybe you’re looking to provide both options to your employees? In this blog, I’ll explore how engaging elearning can complement...
Spaced Learning: Applications in Elearning

Spaced Learning: Applications in Elearning

It’s late. The test is tomorrow. You have a stack of textbooks on your desk and 12 hours to somehow transfer the information within them into your brain. What could go wrong? It’s an experience that too many of us can relate to from our days at school. Unfortunately,...
Just what is the trend for Micro Learning?

Just what is the trend for Micro Learning?

Micro learning is one of the most popular trends in elearning. But what exactly is micro learning and how small does a piece of learning need to be to qualify for micro? Elearning could have been made to deliver bite size learning. Micro learning is a great way to...
ELearning and Soft Skills Training

ELearning and Soft Skills Training

We all know that the best employees aren’t company-policy quoting automata. A good worker also needs to be able to implement their knowledge in an open ended and complex world. You can’t train for every possible scenario, and so people must have the skills to adapt....
Top Tips for Working with SMEs

Top Tips for Working with SMEs

There have been some great partnerships over the years: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope; Morecambe and Wise; Bert and Ernie. When you’re working with SMEs, you need to create a great partnership too. But how do you make sure you’re more Elton John and Kiki Dee, and less...
Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for Elearning

Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for Elearning

Five Tips for Choosing Fonts for ElearningExplore behind the drop down menu on any of the big name content creation applications and you’ll find hundreds of fonts in all shapes and sizes. How do you find one that is perfect for your elearning project? Which one will...
How Elearning Has Changed Education Forever

How Elearning Has Changed Education Forever

How Elearning Has Changed Education ForeverIt’s not hyperbolic to claim that elearning is rapidly changing the way that we learn. Traditional learning environments will always have an important part to play in education. However the acceptance that mainstream learning...
Preventing Mental Block For Our Learners

Preventing Mental Block For Our Learners

Preventing Mental Block For Our LearnersWe all learn at different speeds. The human brain can only absorb so much information at one time. Once the mind shuts down, it’s difficult for a learner to re-ignite interest in a particular topic. This entices the user...
Driver Learning Framework

Driver Learning Framework

Driver Learning Framework Learning to drive trains.   The client Southern Railway had recently become part of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). The GTR rail franchise now includes Southern Railway and Gatwick Express. The Challenge In accordance with commitments made to...