Glossary

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A

Assessment

A 20+ question adaptive test embedded within Learning Paths. This determines an individual's Skill IQ.

B

Bookmark

[Definition needed]

C

Certificate

[Definition needed]

Channel

A collection of courses created by an individual Pluralsight learner. Click for tips on using Channels for business plans.

E

Exercise Files

Material included by the course's author to work along with the course.

Expert

This level contains the 81st and higher percentiles

I

Interactive course

Interactive courses are a type of Pluralsight course that provides learners in-browser coding challenges with guided feedback. Discover more about interactive courses here.

Iris

Our skill assessment algorithm and recommendation engine.

L

License

[Definition needed]

M

Module

A component video of a course.

N

Novice

This level contains the 1st-20th percentiles

P

Path

A collection of courses grouped by Pluralsight for a specific learning purpose.

Proficient

This level contains the 21st-80th percentiles

project

Projects are a learning experience that allows learners to practice and apply what they’ve learned in real-world scenarios, using their own integrated development environment (IDE). Learn more about projects here.

S

Skill IQ

A quantifiable skill level based on a percentile rating for the skill area or technology.

Slice

[Definition Needed]