Category Archive for "VTA"

Evaluator 8.0 Manual

Evaluator Student Guide Updated for VTA 8.0

The VTA Evaluator Student Guide has been updated to match the major updates in VTA 8.0.

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Confident Measure in VTA Tests

Confidence Measure Available in VTA 8.0

Introduction I recently posted a video that discusses the Confidence Measure available in VTA 8.0. This post will go over some of the details described. The Confidence Measure is a Test Feedback feature that is presented on each Test Question…

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Online Certificates in Learner

VTA Online Certificate – 2017 Update

Since VTA 8.0 got such a great makeover, we decided to spruce up the Online Certificate program, its instructions and templates.
There are other ways to associate or generate a completion certificate in VTA. For example:
•A modified Attendance Report can create a certificate for each student.
•You can scan hard-copies and associate them as Roster Documents so students, supervisors and instructors can access them in Learner.
Using the VTA Online Certificate program is still the easiest method to get a completion certificate into your students’ hands so we hope the 2017 updates help make that easier for you.

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Satisfying Competencies with Performance Checklists

Competency assessments within VTA provide a great way to ensure employees are qualified for their jobs, establish an inventory of skills within your organization and foster a continuous performance improvement discussion between employees and supervisors.  While most competency assessments are…

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xAPI – Where’s the data? Creating statements for learning events.

xAPI Overview The experience API (xAPI) was developed to help track learning experiences that haven’t been easy to capture in a traditional learning platform.  There are a number of sources for good xAPI data – Megan Torrance, with Torrance Learning,…

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Mission eLearning: Houston Food Bank

March 23, 2016

RISC’s leadership team was on a mission to find the right project, where we could benefit a deserving organization in the Houston community by using our LMS expertise. Thanks to our partnership with ATD Houston, that project found us! We…

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RISC – VTA Instructor App for Android and iOS

Overview RISC Inc’s first mobile application, the PDF Annotator, was introduced at the 2014 VTALive conference in Las Vegas and mobile application development has not stopped since. Based on user feedback, RISC has been active migrating a subset of Learner…

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Internet Explorer 8 Support Ending for VTA

September 16, 2015

With the next version of RISC’s Virtual Training Assistant (VTA), Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8) will no longer be supported. Version 8.0 of the VTA system will be available in the first quarter of 2016. IE 8 will not be…

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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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