Category Archive for "General"

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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Data Cleanup in your LMS (Part 2)

Is it time to Spring clean your LMS? (Part 2 of 2) In our first post, we took a look at why LMS administrators might throw their hands up and want to scrap their LMS, when all it needs is…

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Data Cleanup in your LMS (Part 1)

Is it time to Spring clean your LMS? (Part 1 of 2) Part 1 of 2 exploring the reason or reasons an organization would consider changing their entire learning management system (LMS). Often, some ‘spring cleaning’ goes a long way…

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Turning Technologies User Conference – RISC Inc Review

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the user conference of one of RISC Inc.’s VTA integrated technology partners, Turning Technologies.  Turning Tech’s audience response system is used in academic and corporate environments as well as for conferences and…

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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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The cmi5 Course Package

If you are using SCORM now, you are probably familiar with the SCORM course “package”.   It is used to “import” the course to your LMS.  cmi5, the next generation of SCORM, also has a course package.  But the cmi5 course…

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Compliance Training with Team Management in VTA 7.2

Team Management was designed to assign the right training for a student’s compliance training needs according to their Risk Level and Preferred Language, according to input from their Primary Supervisor in Learner. As we wrap it up into VTA 7.2, I’d like to officially introduce you to the 7th assessment type available in VTA to help meet your compliance training needs!

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