VA VHA Office of Community Care (VHA OCC) requires a web-based classroom system known as a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) e.g. Blackboard®, training solution to support employee development efforts, and to provide a dynamic means of knowledge transfer and interactivity for an ever-growing employee base, geographically located across the United States. A VLE solution will provide a more cost effective and efficient way to train. VLE solutions have helped VA educators to become more effective with the offering of various online training solutions. This web-based training solution will keep everyone informed, involved, collaborating together, and meeting the high expectations of today’s learners.
In addition, VHA OCC currently has integration between Blackboard® Learn and the VA-wide Training Management System (TMS). VHA OCC has training support from Blackboard® Consulting Services to as needed. The Blackboard® components to be included in the solution include:
- Data Integration and Customization Maintenance (ICM)
- Auto-Sign-On Single Sign-on (SSO) Solution
- Integration Framework Online Course