Category Archive for "New Features"

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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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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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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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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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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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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