Category Archive for "Learner"

Well, just Blog about it! New in Learner 7.2, Blogs (Part 1)

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? Use the Learner 7.2 Blog feature!

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Google-like search added to Learner v7.1

September 11, 2014

We’ve finally made the course search feature more user friendly in Learner 7.1. At last you can use Google-like search operators in VTA Learner.

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Course Ratings in VTA v7.1

It has become common on web sites to “rate” offerings, from books to magazines to music. Now, in VTA 7.1 you can let your students rate courses.

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Personalize Learner with Your Picture in v7.1

March 19, 2014

Add Your Picture to Learner 7.1 Some time ago we introduced Gravatars to both Learner and VTA Backoffice (see more in Gravatars).  But what if you do not want a Gravatar?  Beginning in Learner 7.1, you can upload your own…

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What’s in a Theme; Learner Looks for v7.1

February 27, 2014

Customizing Learner’s UI One of the most underutilized features of Learner is the ability to “theme” the user interface (UI).  Did you know… Every image displayed in Learner is part of a Theme? Every color, on every page, is controlled…

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New Search features in Learner v7.1

February 5, 2014

Learner Gets new Search Features in v7.1 We have made some very useful changes to the Search feature in Learner for 7.1.  Here’s a look at the new Search page.  The new features are described below. Multiple Media Before 7.1,…

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VTA Learner Gets a Facelift in v7.1

January 31, 2014

A Cool New Look for Learner We admit it…the Learner User Interface (UI) was getting a bit dated.  The last change to the Learner UI was several years ago, and modern web sites use features that can often emulate desktop applications. …

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In-Progress Aging, Training Hours For Year Widgets in v7.1

December 30, 2013

In-Progress Aging Dashboard Widget The In-Progress Aging widget shows a pie chart indicating the aging of your students’ in-progres training.  Pie sections are shown for: Training that has been in-progress for 30 days or less Training that has been in-progress for 31-60…

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Dashboards are coming in Learner v7.1

September 3, 2013

Introduction to Learner Dashboards RISC will introduce dashboards to Learner in version 7.1.  This is the first in a series of blog articles on dashboards.  In this article, we cover the basics of how to use the new dashboard features….

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To Do List in Learner v7.0

August 20, 2013

Learner To Do List Sometimes students logon to Learner and are not sure what to do next.  In version 7.0 we have tried to help with this problem by providing a To Do List.  This list includes: 1) A count…

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