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Introducing VTA Themes for LMS Back-Office

Are you ready for a change in your LMS?  Change the color of VTA Back-office with themes. Sometimes, it is the little things that make […]

Utilities Student Guide Updated for VTA 8.0

The VTA Utilities Student Guide for the updates in VTA 8.0 is ready for you! The post Utilities Student Guide Updated for VTA 8.0 appeared […]

Course Pictures in VTA 8.1 & Learn4ia LMS

Course Access for Learners No one wants frustrated learners.  Making it easy for your learners to find the courses that they need, are applicable to […]

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 […]

What is the cmi5 moveOn criteria? End the confusion.

The cmi5 specification includes a moveOn property in the course structure?  Why?  What’s it there for?  In this article I will attempt to end the […]

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 […]

What is the cmi5 Publisher ID? End the confusion.

The cmi5 specification calls for a “publisher ID” to be placed in the context extensions of an xAPI statement.  But what is the cmi5 publisher […]

Learning Corner: Andrew Downes on Data Portability

This month’s edition of Learning Corner features guest contributor Andrew Downes, a Learning and Interoperability Consultant with Watershed LRS, discussing data portability and how to […]

Anatomy of an xAPI Statement – Part 2

This is the second of a two part article describing the different components of an xAPI statement.  In part one we covered the Actor, Verb […]

Learning Corner: Sarah Gilbert on Mobile Development

Mobile Development & Design in Learning & Development In this month’s edition of ‘Learning Corner,’ our guest contributor is Sarah Gilbert, who shares her expert […]

FocusOn Learning 2016 Recap

We’re pleased to have a contributor blog post by Debbie Richards, president of Creative Interactive Ideas and an ATD Houston chapter board member, recapping the inaugural FocusOn Learning Conference! […]

Anatomy of an xAPI Statement – Part 1

By now you’ve probably learned that an xAPI statement stores better, more usable data than SCORM.  When some people see the flexibility of xAPI, their […]