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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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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The cmi5 Verbs

There are nine xAPI verbs used in cmi5.  Three of these are required for every Assignable Unit (AU) session.  Some are required to give the student credit and allow “move on” to the next AU.  In this article we’ll take…

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