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VTA Backoffice 7.2 Gets Social! – Part 2 Managing Skills Data

In the previous post, we looked at setting up Skills data in VTA Backoffice.  In this post, we will cover VTA Backoffice tools to help you manage Skills data.

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VTA Backoffice 7.2 Gets Social! – Part 1 Setting Up Skills Data

February 23, 2015

By now, you’ve seen the announcements regarding the new social learning features in Learner 7.2.  Well, to support & manage those features like Skills, Endorsements and Blogs, VTA Backoffice 7.2 includes a whole new Social application.   This is where you will…

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Primary Supervisor and Performance Manager Added as Report Groups in VTA 7.2

We’ve had several users indicate that they would really like to be able to run reports by Primary Supervisor and Performance Manager. 

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New Recently Visited List in VTA Backoffice

February 16, 2015

There just aren’t enough minutes in the day!  Here at RISC we pride ourselves on providing tools to help VTA Administrators work better, faster and smarter!  This is why VTA Backoffice offers features like recurring training requirements, group enrollment/assignment capabilities, imports…

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Assign/Enroll Group Gets an Update – Part 2

February 11, 2015

In the previous article, we introduced the new filtering capabilities added to Assign/Enroll Group. In this article, we’ll cover the rest of the improvements made to Assign/Enroll Group in version 7.2.

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Assign/Enroll Group Gets an Update – Part 1

Improved Filtering Capabilities Assign/Enroll Group is a feature in VTA that has been around forever, as a mechanism to assign/enroll multiple students at one time to a team, class session or program. After new grid filtering capabilities were introduced in…

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Explanation of Met By Reasons on Status Reports

September 3, 2014

From time to time, users ask for explanations of the Met By reasons that appear on Status reports.  Here is a little refresher: Pass means the student has successfully completed the course and the next due date (completion date +…

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Importing Students to a Team

One of the things that we heard loud and clear at the VTA Live 2014 User Conference in May was that you wanted the ability to do more importing, similar to the Import Roster functionality that is available in History…

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Status Counts Available on History and Schedule Grids

The 2014 VTA Live User’s Conference was, like all our user conferences, an opportunity for the user community to share ideas with RISC regarding upcoming features and share you did!  Thanks to your feedback we came away with some great…

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Course Code and Classroom Location tags now available in Class Email Templates

April 23, 2014

We were recently asked to include tags for both Course Code and Classroom Location in the Class Field list for email templates with Note Type = Class.  This will allow you to include Course Codes, along with Course Titles and Classroom…

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