Category Archive for "Learner"

The Many Ways to Scan Attendance with VTA

December 11, 2017

Scanning Attendance with VTA If you have been around RISC products for a very long time, you might remember the VTA Badge system.  Released in 2006, this innovative product allowed you to scan bar codes to record attendance in the…

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Feedback Measure Sets in VTA 8.0

To continue my series on VTA Test Feedback features in version 8.0, I created a video that looks at another way to collect data from students about the Test Question… Feedback Measure Sets. This post will go over the details described in the video.

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Confident Measure in VTA Tests

Confidence Measure Available in VTA 8.0

Introduction I recently posted a video that discusses the Confidence Measure available in VTA 8.0. This post will go over some of the details described. The Confidence Measure is a Test Feedback feature that is presented on each Test Question…

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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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Online Certificates in Learner

VTA Online Certificate – 2017 Update

Since VTA 8.0 got such a great makeover, we decided to spruce up the Online Certificate program, its instructions and templates.
There are other ways to associate or generate a completion certificate in VTA. For example:
•A modified Attendance Report can create a certificate for each student.
•You can scan hard-copies and associate them as Roster Documents so students, supervisors and instructors can access them in Learner.
Using the VTA Online Certificate program is still the easiest method to get a completion certificate into your students’ hands so we hope the 2017 updates help make that easier for you.

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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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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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Compliance Training – Team Management Process (Part 4)

To continue this series on the VTA TM feature used to help organizations assign compliance training, let’s look at the Periods tab of a TMG record.

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Compliance Training – Team Management Process (Part 3)

Overview In my last blog about Team Management (TM), I covered the General tab of a Team Management Group (TMG) record: Its fields. How to use the Language option. How Stages work. How Team Assignment Dates are applied. To continue…

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