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

O

objective

On Enterprise and Professional plans, objectives are a way to label your channel to align with your team's goals. Common objectives are Onboarding and Skilling up.

Plan admins and team managers can even create custom objectives for your organization's channels.

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]