Category Archive for "Learner"

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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Compliance Training – Team Management Process (Part 1)

Regardless of the complexity of your organization, you will need to consider an approach to VTA TM that works for everyone to manage their compliance training. Some aspects of the design must be determined to accommodate the entire organization, across the enterprise. These are settings, values or processes you set up to be used by everyone. Other decisions can be determined at the Site level.

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New “Waived” lessons in VTA 7.2

Do you need to allow your students to “Test Out”?  Would you like them to be able to skip certain lessons if they complete another lesson?  In VTA 7.2, this is now possible.

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And now for something completely cosmetic: Pictures!

February 12, 2015

OK, so you want to “pretty up” VTA Learner, make it more “friendly”.  Well, here’s an idea: Add some pictures!.  Now in 7.2, many pages can display a rotating set of pictures, defined on a site-by-site basis.

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Menu Favorites in Learner 7.2

February 5, 2015

We have to face it; Learner has gotten big.  Version 7.2 is even bigger, with blogs, skill endorsements, Team Management Groups and people search.  So how do Learner users find things quickly?  Simple!  Use the new menu Favorites menu.

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My Community in Learner 7.2

February 2, 2015

A major focus of Learner 7.2 is social learning.  As part of this focus, we have added blogs, skill endorsements, and the new People Search feature.  Much of this new social learning information is also available on the My Community…

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Skills and Endorsements in VTA 7.2

The best way to learn? Find someone who knows something you don’t and get them to teach you about it. This has been a focus of the 7.2 release of the Virtual Training Assistant. First we added blogs, where your…

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Well, just Blog about it! New in Learner 7.2, Blogs (Part 2)

So, you have Subject Matter Experts and you have many students that could use their knowledge. What’s the easiest way to make that knowledge transfer from one SME to many students? Blog it! In our continuing effort to support social learning, we have added blogs to Learner 7.2. This is part 2 of a two part arcticle.

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