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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...

LT16: Free Business Development Courses Prize Draw

******************************************** This competition has now ended ******************************************** Do you want to be a hero? To celebrate our second appearance in a row at Learning Technologies 2016 at London Olympia, we’re offering you the...

Learning Technologies 2016: Our Announcement

We’re off to Learning Technologies 2016 next week to showcase our wares at what is Europe’s leading Learning & Development conference. It’s our second time exhibiting at the event, and we’re a little older and wiser about how to demonstrate the brilliant elearning...
Personalised Elearning – Tailored Pathways

Personalised Elearning – Tailored Pathways

We would like to introduce you to personalised eLearning. Or more accurately: personalised eLearning journeys. The thing we love about eLearning is that it delivers a consistent training message across an entire workforce. Key messages, additional...

Personal Development Elearning

As we’ve been talking about on Twitter recently, elearning is a great way to address your Compliance training requirements but it is also a valuable way to tackle behavioural training needs using personal development elearning. Unsure? When combined with...

I’m Dreaming of a GLAD Christmas

As the prospect of Christmas karaoke looms ever larger here at GLAD Towers, it’s only right that the blog should enter into the festive spirit too. With that in mind, and to help warm up our vocal cords for the inevitable rendition of Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’,  I...

Trendspotting: Elearning Trends 2016

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things that were certain in life: death and taxes. But now we can feel confident in adding a third: the continued rise of elearning trends. As someone new to the world of elearning it’s taken me by surprise just how big the...

Using Gamification

Enjoyment I am learning French at the moment and until recently it was proving to be hard work. I learned it at school but that was quite a while ago now, and it’s tough to tap into the ‘learning a new skill’ part of your brain when you’ve been out of an educational...