Category Archive for "Administrator"

Proficiency Levels and Proficiency Indicators – Part 3 of 3 (Site-Specific Indicators)

This is the last of a three-part series.  Refer to Part 1 and Part 2 for things you need to know and do in order to create Site-Specific Indicators. Site-Specific Indicators Provide Greater Flexibility On the topic of Proficiency Levels and…

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Proficiency Levels and Proficiency Indicators – Part 2 of 3

This is the second article in a three-part series on Proficiency Levels and Proficiency Indicators. Examples of Proficiency Level Terminology The table below contains terms used by organizations to label their Proficiency Levels. Before deciding on the number of Proficiency Levels for…

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Proficiency Levels and Proficiency Indicators – Part 1 of 3

In the blog on Creating Competency Groups and Competencies, I touched briefly on Proficiency Levels and Proficiency Indicators.  In this three-part blog we’ll take a deeper dive and look at the thought processes that need to happen when first setting…

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Resources to Support Competencies

One of the most important functions in the VTA Competency Management System is the ability to assign developmental activities to a student’s Personal Development Plan.  These developmental activities may include courses, tasks, and resources. (Refer to the blog on Competency…

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Notification Settings in V7.0

Overview In version 7.0, VTA has greatly expanded the Email capabilities for the new enrollment approval process. You can send these notices to Students, Instructors, Supervisors, Enrollment Approvers and/or their Delegates as long as they meet the notice criteria and…

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New & Improved Find Student Feature

In version 7.0, Find Student has been updated to take advantage of the new grid functionality that was introduced in version 6.3.  Find Student works very much like Find Course by allowing you to search for students across all sites…

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Competency and Course Associations

The purpose of competency assessment is to help build students’ skills to reach the target proficiency levels for their role.  To help build competency, Assessors need to easily access a list of resources they can assign as Personal Development Plan…

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List Profiles Report in v7.0

List Profiles Report This report lists data associated with selected Competency Profiles.  This includes the assigned competencies and their target proficiency level, complexity, frequency and criticality.  The students groups assigned the profile are also included when the Detail version of…

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Course Catalog Report changes in v7.0

With the new Competency Management features in 7.0, you can associate competencies to courses. So we have modified the Course Catalog Report to include the associated competencies.  This option is only available if the Report Type is set to “Detail”….

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List Competencies Report in v7.0

List Competencies Report The new List Competencies Report in v7.0 lists all the competencies for: Profiles, or Competency Groups, or Competency Custodian, or Review Date There are Summary and Detail versions of the report.  This is a good report to…

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