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Glossary_Essentials

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  1. 1. THE EDCOMM GROUP E d u c a t i o n C o m m u n i c a t i o n
  2. 2. © 2015, All rights reserved1 Action and Sequence Icons - Icons that are displayed under the actions panel of the various screens throughout the LMS. Admin - The person that oversees and manages his/her organization’s e-learning program through the Edcomm LMS. Admins’ responsibilities include assigning learners to specific programs, tracking results, creating reports, and helping to troubleshoot any potential issues. Admin Home Screen - Page on the Edcomm LMS that allows the user to navigate to all other areas of the Edcomm LMS, and provides announcements and notifications regarding a respective organization’s e-learning program. Administrators Page - Page where the Admin can manage existing Admins and add new Admins. Announcements Page - Page where the Admin can manage and create announcements that will be sent to learners within the organization who use the LMS. Assign - Icon within the Actions Panel that allows Admins to assign items to learners. Auto-Assignment Rules - Page that allows Admins to create rules and conditions to be checked whenever learners’ profiles are added or modified on the LMS, ensuring that specific curriculums are assigned without admin intervention every time a learner is added.
  3. 3. Icon under the Content tab within the Courses and Curriculum section that allows Admins to build their own course by adding topics, assessments, and reference materials. 2 © 2015, All rights reserved Build Icon - Content Dropdown Menu - Dropdown menu that contains a series of options that allow Admins to customize curriculums and courses and provide resources for learners. This is the third navigation tab beneath the Banker’s Academy logo. Copy Icon - Icon that allows Admins to create a second version of the same curriculum or course. Course - A set of topics that all relate to a specific subject that is pre-established by Edcomm and is more focused in scope than a curriculum. Courses Page - Page contains all existing courses to which the Admin has access for inclusion within a curriculum. Curriculum - A broad collection of courses often relating to a general topic or theme that is specified by Edcomm or an enrolled organization.
  4. 4. Learner-generated request to be assigned a particular curriculum by an Admin. Admin’s can review Curriculum Requests on the Learner Request page. © 2015, All rights reserved3 Curriculum Request - Curriculum Assignment Editor Page - Page that displays available curriculums. Curriculum Due Dates Page - Page that can be accessed under the Content Navigation Tab that allows Admins to manage and edit due dates for all curriculums. This page displays Validity, Due Date, Expiration Date, and Status for all existing curriculums. Curriculums Assignment Page - Page that is accessed through the Delivery dropdown that allows Admins to assign curriculums to learners and lock, edit, and set due dates. Curriculums Page - Page located under the Content tab that allows Admins to manage, sequence, and add curriculums for learners. Delete Icon - Icon within the actions panel that allows Admins to delete items within the LMS Departments Page - Page that lists the organization’s departments. This page can be accessed in the Site Admin dropdown.
  5. 5. © 2015, All rights reserved4 Designations Page - Page where Admins can manage and update their organizations’ job titles. This page can be accessed in the Site Admin dropdown. Disable Icon - Icon within the Learner Home Page Resources or Roles Section under the Site Admin tab that allows Admins to disable an item within the LMS. Documents - Supplementary digital materials that an Admin can choose to add to the LMS within the Content Tab. Dropdown menus - The primary tool used to navigate the Edcomm LMS. Dropdown menus are accessed by hovering the mouse pointer over a specific tabbed category. Due Date - A date set by Admins that dictates the date upon which an assignment must be completed. Edit Due Date Icon - Icon located under the Actions Panel on the Learners Table on the Learners Assigned page that allows Admins to change the date that an assignment is due. Edit Icon - Icon within the actions panel that allows Admins to edit specific items within the LMS. assignment is due.
  6. 6. © 2015, All rights reserved5 Email Blasts - When a single message is sent to a large number of people within an organization at the same time. Email Notifications - Icon within the actions tab that allows Admins to send emails to learners once a specific task has been completed. Email Signatures - Tool on the LMS that allow Admins to create automated emails and email blasts. Email Signatures Page - Where new email signatures can be created, managed, and edited. Email Notifications Page - Page that allows Admins to email all learners by using pre-existing email templates. Employee Status Page - Allows Admins to keep track of all learners, and displays recent learner activity. Events Calendar Page - Page where the Admin can see, manage, and create events on an interactive calendar. Expiration Date - Date that a particular curriculum will no longer open to learners.
  7. 7. © 2015, All rights reserved6 FAQs Icon - First icon in the LMS panel of icons that provides solutions to user problems via previously documented FAQ requests. Filters - Section of LMS pages used to narrow down search information. This is accessed by clicking the “Maximize” text on the LMS screen. Learner - Any employee of an organization who is enrolled in an e-learning training program through the Edcomm LMS. Learner Home Page Resources Page - Page where Admins can create and manage various resources such as links or documents that will appear on the learner’s LMS homepage. Learner Login Widgets - A customizable graphic control element that can display useful information to the learner in the LMS. Learner Request Page - Page located under the Delivery Dropdown menu where an Admin can view Curriculum Requests.
  8. 8. © 2015, All rights reserved7 Learners Assigned Page - Page that displays the names’ of learners who have already been assigned to a specific curriculum. Learners Home Page - Page that displays all of an organization’s learners and their identifying information. Admins can edit, delete, and reset learner passwords on this page. Learners Table - Page that displays all of the learners currently on the LMS. Learning Groups - Page that displays all of the learners currently on the LMS. Learning Management System (LMS) - A software application or Internet-based technology that is used in the planning, implementation, tracking, and assessment of e-learning education courses and business training programs. LMS Icons Panel - Series of icons that are located in the top right- hand corner of the LMS screen. Locations - Page where organizations’ locations and the locations of specific branches are displayed. This page can be accessed in the Site Admin dropdown. Lock Due Date Icon - Icon located under the Actions Panel on the Learners Table within the Learners Assigned Page that allows Admins to lock due dates.
  9. 9. © 2015, All rights reserved8 Manage Catalog Activity Text Link - Link that leads to the Manage Catalog Availability page. Manage Catalog Availability Page - Page that allows Admins to set the Visibility and Access privileges of specific curriculums. Open Helpdesk Issues - Section of Admin Home Screen that displays any new issues or questions posed by learners. Pending Curriculum Requests - Section of the Admin Home Screen that displays all learner requests for access to locked curriculums. Preview - This icon allows learners and Admins to view items within the LMS. Print Icon - Icon located within the Learners Assigned Page that allows Admins to print the full Learners Assigned list.
  10. 10. © 2015, All rights reserved9 Reference Materials - Supplementary digital materials that can be added into a curriculum by Admins. Results Sorting - Allows Admins to sort search results returned on the LMS (i.e. by date, or alphabetical order). Roles Page - Page where Admins can group learners for the purpose of curriculum assignment. Search Fields - Blank text boxes in which Admins can enter information (e.g. a topic or course title) for which s/he is searching on the LMS. Sequence - Icon that allows Admins to move items up or down within an LMS list. Sequence Curriculum Page - Page that allows Admins to change the order in which curriculums are displayed on the LMS. Site Admin Dropdown Menu - The first Navigation tab below the Banker’s Academy logo that holds a list of Admin options. Skins - Customizable graphic themes that can be chosen by Admins on the LMS.
  11. 11. © 2015, All rights reserved10 Start Date - Date that Admins must set when assigning a learner a particular curriculum. Status - Indicates whether or not a curriculum is still active, or has expired. Support Center Icon - Second icon in the LMS panel of icons that re-directs Admins to the Support Center Administrator page of the LMS. Support Center Administrator Page - Page of the LMS that allows Admins to see and address any learner-submitted issues. Surveys - A resource that Admins can include within the Content Tab that allows learners to provide feedback regarding curriculums and courses within the LMS. System Announcement - Section of the Admin Home Screen that displays any messages that an admin has relayed to the organization’s learners. System Settings Icon - Third icon in the LMS panel of icons that re-directs Admins to the System Settings page of the LMS. System Settings Page - Page of the LMS that allows Admins to update the system email, reset usernames and passwords, and edit the title and description that learners will see on the login page.
  12. 12. © 2015, All rights reserved11 Topic - A single section within a course that is narrower in scope and only deals with one or two specific subjects. Trigger Points - A specific time when an email is sent to remind learners about their training. Upload Icon - Icon that allows Admins to upload items such as topics or documents. User Dropdown Menu - A dropdown containing a series of tabs that allows Admins to customize how learners experience their training. Validity - Amount of time before a particular curriculum will expire. Video Icon - Icon that allows Admins and learners to view an indicated video when it is clicked. Videos - Supplementary resources that can be added to the Content Tab within the LMS by Admins.

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