Mission eLearning: Houston Food Bank

March 23, 2016
RISC

RISC’s leadership team was on a mission to find the right project, where we could benefit a deserving organization in the Houston community by using our LMS expertise. Thanks to our partnership with ATD Houston, that project found us! We…

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Learning Corner: Monica Savage – Expectations of Learning Solutions

Learning Solutions Conference 2016 – expectations before the journey This month’s ‘Learning Corner’ guest contributor is Monica Savage, President of Obsidian, who has a structured yet flexible approach to efficient organization and successful management of complex processes and organizations. She gained most of…

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Learning Corner: Katrina Baker – Evolution of Learning Technology

January 11, 2016
RISC

We’re introducing a new feature to our blog this year called ‘Learning Corner’ which will comprise of guest posts from industry leaders and experts. Their insights are invaluable and we’re looking forward to learning from their posts on different topics and ideas….

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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 You Should Want cmi5

By now you’ve probably heard of cmi5, the successor to SCORM? If not, you might want to check out “Experience API, cmi5 and Future SCORM” in Learning Solutions Magazine. So now you know that cmi5 is a new specification from…

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Internet Explorer 8 Support Ending for VTA

September 16, 2015

With the next version of RISC’s Virtual Training Assistant (VTA), Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8) will no longer be supported. Version 8.0 of the VTA system will be available in the first quarter of 2016. IE 8 will not be…

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Stop Blocking, Curate!

July 20, 2015

I recently needed to show a customer how to perform a multi-step task in our Learning Management System.  So I quickly threw together a YouTube video and sent a link to the customer.  Moments later I got a call, “We…

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A YouTube Resource: Using YouTube videos in VTA

July 20, 2015

Have you ever wanted to point your students to a quick YouTube video?  If you post “How To” videos on YouTube, how can your students search for the video they need?  For answers to these questions…read on.

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Resource Search feature in Learner 8.0

Resources were added to VTA some time ago to support competency improvement.  As part of a development plan, a competency assessor can assign resources to a student.  In version 8.0 of Learner, we have added a Resource Search feature to…

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