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...

Multiple Choice Questions in Elearning

One of the benefits of elearning is that it can include an assessment to provide instant feedback for learners. Immediately they know where they have performed well and where there is still room for improvement. Multiple choice questions are a great way to test your...

Elearning Pricing Models

There are a number of ways that elearning companies might charge for elearning and understanding the different elearning pricing models used is key to comparing different offerings. Since we are predominantly a bespoke elearning company, we’ll focus on bespoke...

Customising Storyline 2 Sliders

You may already know how to use Storyline and most of its features, but sometimes the hallmarks of the program can be quite noticeable and similar when multiple designers are using the same function. In this article we’re going to look at customising Storyline 2...

The Ten Commandments of Elearning

Elearning can be adapted and used by just about any business to train its employees effectively. It’s this adaptability that makes elearning such a constantly evolving industry. There are many things to think about when trying to create a successful course, so I’ve...
Scenarios in Elearning: What Role Can They Play?

Scenarios in Elearning: What Role Can They Play?

Scenarios play an integral part in much of the elearning content that we produce here at GLAD. While creating relevant and engaging scenarios isn’t always an easy task, the effort is well worth the reward. The best scenarios in elearning complement the information...

Onboarding Elearning: A great tool for new hires

How can elearning aid your onboarding process for new starters? Before we start, we’re not suggesting that you usher new hires into a room, sit them in front of some (admittedly brilliant) elearning and leave them to it. You still need to spend time,...

Elearning Solutions: Top 10 Content Solutions

Here at GLAD HQ we love elearning and following a conversation recently, we decided to write a blog about our top 10 elearning solutions. This isn’t a countdown: number 1 is as great a solution as number 10. 1. Micro Learning When you want to deliver training to...