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Course Pictures in VTA 8.1 and Learn4ia LMS

Course Access for Learners No one wants frustrated learners.  Making it easy for your learners to find the courses that they need, are applicable to them and the right fit for their jobs is a critical component for having LMS…

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RISC – VTA Supervisor App for Android and iOS

Overview RISC Inc. continues to grow it’s stable of Mobile Apps with the addition of the Supervisor App. Following the pattern established with the RISC Instructor and Student Apps, RISC has been active migrating a subset of Learner function to…

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Satisfying Competencies with Performance Checklists

Competency assessments within VTA provide a great way to ensure employees are qualified for their jobs, establish an inventory of skills within your organization and foster a continuous performance improvement discussion between employees and supervisors.  While most competency assessments are…

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xAPI – Where’s the data? Creating statements for learning events.

xAPI Overview The experience API (xAPI) was developed to help track learning experiences that haven’t been easy to capture in a traditional learning platform.  There are a number of sources for good xAPI data – Megan Torrance, with Torrance Learning,…

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RISC – VTA Instructor App for Android and iOS

Overview RISC Inc’s first mobile application, the PDF Annotator, was introduced at the 2014 VTALive conference in Las Vegas and mobile application development has not stopped since. Based on user feedback, RISC has been active migrating a subset of Learner…

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RISC – VTA Student App for iOS and Android

Overview RISC adds to its stable of mobile applications with the release of the RISC VTA Student App 1.0.  The RISC Student App takes critical features from the VTA Learner and VTA Badge systems and combines them into a simple,…

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Why Attend xAPI Camp-Amazon (Part 2)

Why Attend xAPI Camp-Amazon – Insights from the Presenters Earlier in the week, we shared insights from Aaron Silvers about Connections Forum’s upcoming xAPI Camp – Amazon. We also discussed Aaron’s thoughts on the need for xAPI Camps and other…

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Why Attend xAPI Camp Amazon

Why Attend xAPI Camp Amazon – An interview with Aaron Silvers With the second xAPI Camp around the corner on July 21st in Seattle, WA, we wanted to share how and why it came into being. In this first of…

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mLearnCon 2015 in Review

The eLearning Guild’s 2015 mLearnCon was held in Austin, Texas this month in conjunction with the Performance Support conference at the brand-new J.W. Marriott downtown. The show seemed to grow in size a bit from last year but still retains…

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Why ATD 2015?

Why ATD 2015? Here’s why RISC is part of this premier training and development event… The ATD 2015 International Conference & Exposition is just around the corner in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center, running May 17-20. RISC is…

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