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Free Minor Amendments for 6 Months after Go Live

At GLAD Solutions, once we have developed elearning for our clients, we don’t just walk away. One of the services we offer all clients is free minor amendments for 6 months after their elearning is launched. We have been doing this as standard for all clients...

What is conduct risk and how to provide training

Conduct risk is very hot topic currently within the Financial sector. Ask someone to define it, though, and you may be met with a confused expression and lots of umms and ahhs. In fact, even the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – the financial industry...

6 Tips for Writing Great Elearning Voiceover Scripts

Narration can add real value and personality to an elearning course. When done well, it entertains and engages learners, and can help improve knowledge retention. If you decide you want to add narration to your elearning course, the first step is writing an elearning...

7 Myths about Bespoke Elearning

Congratulations! You’ve decided to use elearning for your latest training needs. You’ve now got the choice between bespoke elearning or off the shelf solutions. Wait! You’d be wrong to just reach for the off the shelf product making the assumption...

Creating a Traffic Light Menu System in Storyline 2

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a very simple but effective traffic light menu system in Storyline 2, using triggers and variables.  The traffic light system is a great technique to show users what sections of the course they have completed, have yet...

Feedback In Elearning

Feedback is an integral part of any educational experience, including elearning. It can make a powerful contribution to the success of a single course or a set of modules. When implemented well, feedback provides deep understanding of a subject and allows learners to...

Mastering Your Elearning Storyboard

Originally developed at Walt Disney Studios in the 1930s, a storyboard is a method of organising illustrations or images in sequence. Its aim is to help us visualise a film, animation, motion graphic or other interactive media. Storyboards are now used in web...
Why do we use an HR System?

Why do we use an HR System?

Many of our clients are large, blue-chip organisations who use HR systems to manage their HR function. Once upon a time, we believed that HR systems were only meant for big companies like our clients – and for this reason, as a small business, we spent a long time...
Rapid Fire Questions in Elearning

Rapid Fire Questions in Elearning

As we’ve said before, asking the right questions in elearning quizzes is important. Multiple choice questions offer a great way to test users’ understanding of the subject. We’ve recently taken this to the next level by creating rapid fire questions...
LMS Names: Naming your LMS

LMS Names: Naming your LMS

Naming your LMS is a great way to improve the branding of your Learning & Development products. And while it’s certainly not the most important element of your L&D function, great LMS names can have a small but positive impact when it comes to...
Removing Image Background Colours in Storyline 2

Removing Image Background Colours in Storyline 2

We all aspire to create eye-catching elearning, and often an image with a white or coloured background can spoil that polished look, particularly if your slide background has a different colour.  This is particularly the case for icons and logos.  As an Instructional...

Cornerstone SaaS LMS – Why is it so popular?

Although we are a Cornerstone partner, we are Learning Management System (LMS) agnostic. Our clients use a range of LMS platforms, including Moodle, Saba, Docebo, SumTotal and our own LMS, Cognito 365. But the majority of our clients use Cornerstone, and so we decided...

Creating a Chromeless Storyline Player

One of the things that most identifies a course as having been built in Storyline is the player. You have a lot of customisations with the default Storyline player, but sometimes you need something radically different. Usually this is the most helpful when your...