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API - The Intellum REST API exposes a type of resource (Activity, User, Category, etc.) to be updated via automation.
AICC - Similar to SCORM, this is a common type of courseware compliance guidelines. By publishing a course via these guidelines, a designer can ensure that the activity should be compatible with an LMS.
Account Owner - Each Exceed account has one Account Owner. The Account Owner has unrestricted access in Exceed as well as access to a Billing tab for account management.
Account Settings - The Account Settings page allows any Unrestricted Administrator to configure a number of account-wide or organizational properties. You can think of this page as a sort of "mission control center" since changes you make here impact every user in your account.
Action Links Action links let unrestricted admin automate topic follows, activity and event enrollments, and set group memberships or user attributes through links customized for your audiences.
Activity - Activities are the core learning components of the system - Pages, Assessments, and E-learning. They offer a flexible range of options for presenting learning content to users. Our open asset approach makes it easy to mix and match a wide variety learning components.
Activity Code - You may assign a unique code to the activity. Since more than one activity can have the same title, the code differentiates every activity in the catalog, ensuring there's a unique identifier that can be used to specify the activity.
Activity Cover Art - This image displays on the activity card when a student browses the catalog. Exceed supports JPG, PNG and GIF image types.
Activity Enrollment - An Enrollment is a record of user engagement with the activities in your catalog. Enrollments are created when users access activities through your catalog or by administrators when you assign activities to learners either manually or via automation.
Activity Prerequisite - A content property that allows an administrator to require that another activity or activities be completed before a user has access.
Ad-hoc Letter - Letters that an administrator manually sends to users. A good example for using this feature is if an admin needs to remind one or more users to complete an enrollment.
Admin View - This is the client's backend view of the tool where they can administer functionality like activities, users, and enrollments.
Announcement - Unrestricted administrators can create ad-hoc "Announcement" cards containing text and/or a link. This is similar to the existing ad-hoc letters functionality, in that a number of specific users can be selected from the User List to send this communication.
Assessment - Assessments are an Activity type designed to help you follow up with learners to check their knowledge, evaluate their performance, or rate their learning experience.
Assessment Actions - The Actions tab in Assessments gives you the power to you create automatic Activity enrollments based on learner performance on an Assessment. You can create an Action dependent on how a learner scores within specific Question Pools of an Assessment or based on the overall Assessment score. You can create multiple Actions on an Assessment and reuse Activities, if needed.
Audit Log - The Audit Log or System Log displays a running list of scheduled procedures and tasks that have been or will be completed. This information allows any Unrestricted Administrators in your account to determine whether critical jobs, including imports and integrations, were successfully run to completion.
Auto Enrollment - Auto-enrollments allow you to use one or more groups or the selection of the entire company to assign an activity. Once implemented, all users that apply will be enrolled in the activity that evening. Then, moving forward, each new user who meets the criteria will be enrolled in the activity. This is the preferred method of enrollment as there's no need to keep up with manually enrolling new users!
Automatic Membership Group - Allows you to set filters through commonly used system attributes that automatically pulls new or existing users who meet those criteria into the group. Note: only unrestricted administrators may create groups.
Award - Sometimes known as certificates, microdegrees or certifications, Awards are a tangible reward that Students can earn by completing an activity in the Intellum platform. Awards give you the ability to define image-based templates for as many different award types as you like, and select them from any activity.
Award Template - Award Templates are HTML-based backgrounds or boarders that can be used when creating new awards.
Award Celebration Type - You may choose an animated confetti or firework effect that displays after a user completes an activity and the award is presented on screen.


Badge(s) - An award associated with an acheivement in Level
Banner (Ad Banner) - An element on the Catolog page that, when clicked, will direct you to a destination either inside or outside the platform.
Banner Row - Banner rows display a row of Banner graphics that, when clicked, will direct you to a destination either inside or outside the platform.
Branding Organization - The use of Branding Organizations allows an Unrestricted Administrator to customize the Student experience for all or different parts of the user population. Through a branding organization, you can tailor the Catalog Home page to deliver a more personalized learning experience, making on-demand training access easier and more consumer-like.
Browse Page - The Browse page provides a quick and easy way for you to browse through content in the Course Catalog.
Bulk Import - Activities, users, enrollments and other data can be bulk-uploaded into the platform through the use of a .CSV file (comma-separated value, commonly created in Excel).


Catalog Page - Your Catalog Home page provides a customized, streamlined view into the available catalog of activities. It presents a framework of rows from which it's easy to access and launch activities. Each row on the page displays activities that are contextually related by topic, type, status, or combined specifically together.
Catalog Restriction - By adding one or more groups via the Add a New Group Restriction button in the Activity Properties, you can restrict catalog enrollment by only students who are members of those groups.
Card View - In the Activity Properties of a Path Activity, an admin has the option of checking the Card View box to show thumbnails for all activities in the path vs rows of text. This gives the user a more visual experience within the path.
Campaign - A Campaign gives you the ability to limit the timeframe for Survey responses from your learners and the availability of Survey results to your admin - to a timeframe you specify. Campaigns are a built-in option for every Survey you create in Intellum.
Catcat - A free learning destination that encourages anyone to curate, share, discover and consume information related to their individual passions or areas of expertise. Our ultimate goal is to help people acquire the skills they need to become more successful at work and in life.
Child Activity - In the context of equivalent courses, the first step is to identify a "parent" activity - all other equivalent activities will be defined as "child" activities to this parent. The Child Activity will award the user credit for completing requirements equal to the parent activity.
Collection - A Collection allows grouping Path activities together in a specific way to achieve organized learning goals. Similar to a Path activity, a Collection allows broader learning experiences (e.g., certifications, nanodegrees, etc.) to be defined.
Content Tab - This tab inside of a Post Activity or a Path activity is where an admin manages the content that the user will interact with.
Courseware - The creation and delivery of eLearning with rapid development eLearning tools like Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia Studio, Evolve, etc. This software makes it possible to add elements like a table of contents, back and forth buttons, a few questions and a summary page, and various media elements. Once the course is created, it is published and a zip file is created to upload to an LMS or other platform.
Credit Units - Also called 'credit hours,' you can define the number of units that a student earns by completing this activity. The core value of 1 credit unit is completely up to your organization's definition.
Custom Fields - Situations may arise where you need to include customized data. Custom Fields can be attached to users, activities and activity sessions. These fields can then be populated through the user interface or an integration, and reported on via custom reports. Custom fields can be accessed by clicking on the Customs tab in the left navigation menu.
Custom Login URL - In the Branding Org settings, an admin can customize the subdomain part of the URL for users in the Branding Org. This will supersede the account URL set at the account level via the Settings tab.
Custom Row - An administrator may define one or more custom rows on the Catalog Home page which collect activities together for a particular purpose, such as calling attention to new activities in the system, or contextually highlighting activities related to a particular learning initiative in the organization.


Discover Tab - The Discover Tab gives access to a catalog of high-quality, informal content. Organized across a wide variety of topics, this content has been professionally curated by a team of content experts, academics, subject matter experts and pop-culture celebrities, all of whom are dedicated to assisting in the discovery of meaningful, informal learning resources.


Enrollment - An Enrollment is a record of learner engagement with the activities in the catalog. Enrollments are created when users access activities through the catalog and when an admin assigns activities to learners. For learning activities kept on regular rotation, administrators can set up a one-time, or recurring, Auto Enrollments.
Enrollment Type - There are three ways that users are enrolled into activities: elected, recommended, and required.
Enrollment Status - Defines the current state of the learner's enrollment. Status can include: started, enrolled, in-progress, passed (complete), failed (complete), no show, incomplete, or dropped.
Enrollment URL - The URL in this box can be sent to active students (usually via email). When clicked, they will be automatically enrolled into this activity. Options exist to generate a completely new URL or deactivate the existing one.
Equivalence - There are circumstances where two or more activities are similar enough that they warrant a completion status regardless of which one has been taken. For example, duplicate activities offered in multiple languages, a new version of an activity where a Student has passed the old content, or activities differentiated for a user population (e.g., union vs. non-union) all could be cases where it makes sense to normalize completion across like activities.
Evaluation - Evaluation Assessments are a type of Assessment that lets a manager or trainer evaluate learner performance using Intellum's standard assessment questions alongside two evaluation-specific question types, Checklists and Feedback Prompts. The activity is on the user's history but completed by the manager or trainer.
Event Code - is a unique identifier assigned to a each Event for identification and reporting purposes. Codes can be customized by admin or generated by the platform. Session Code can be found and edited on an Event's Properties page.
Event Resources - Resources lets you add files or links to any event to provide learners with information, instructions, or other documentation related to the event. Resources can be added by admin within an event's Properties or by Facilitators accessing the event through My Events.
Events Tab - The Events Tab gives you access to create, edit, and manage events from within a Scheduled Activity.
External Credits - In these instances, it makes sense to have activities be equivalent to each other, meaning if a Student completes one equivalent activity, then they will be shown as completing any other equivalent activity.


FTP Access - An option in the Account Settings that provides the ability to setup nightly report exports or recurring integrations,.
Facilitator - A user role that allows them to manage enrollment status, session participants, waitlist requests and manually graded assessments!
Feature Images - In the Branding Org settings, and admin can click the Add Image button to add feature images which will randomly display on the Catalog Home page. If more than one image is submitted, then the image will rotate each time the user acesses or refreshes the page.


Group - Objects to help administrators manage users who share common attributes. Utilizing Groups allows admin to target segments of the user population with custom access to content and automatic assignment of learning activities.
Group - Automatic Membership - Allows admin to set filters through commonly used system attributes that automatically pulls users who meet those criteria into the group.
Group - Manual Membership - Allows admin to create a group of users that must be individually selected and placed into the group.
Group Restriction - An activity property that restricts enrollment to members of a specified group(s).


Hero Image - An image that is added at the top of the Catalog page, Path, or Collection to brand that specific element.


Integration - The ability to set up communication between the Intellum platform and other systems that contain integral data to the user experience.


JSON - JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format.


Learner View - This is the version of the tool that the end user experiences. An admin can see that by toggling between the Admin View and the Learner View in the Navigation Menu or by logging in as a user via the User Properties.
Letter - Allow for manual or automatic communication with users via email. Letters are especially useful to notify a user that they've been enrolled in an activity, have a due date for an activity approaching, or to notify their manager of their status in an activity. Although manual, or ad hoc, letters can be sent to students, most users are triggered automatically via actions in the system.
Letter Log - Letters sent to users from the platform can be audited through viewing the User Letter Log History or running a Report on Letter Logs. To view a user's Letter Log History, go to the User Properties page for that user, and in the Maintenance section, click the Letter log history button.
Letter Trigger - Automatic actions which occur in the platform that invoke, or "trigger," an email to be sent to the user and/or their manager. Each activity can have one or more letter triggers defined for it. Letters are a great way to automate processes like alerting a user that they have been assigned an activity, reminding a user of an upcoming scheduled activity, notifying a user of the completion of an activity, or notifying a user of a passing or failing grade.
Level - Our performance tracking platform that we use to develop successful habits by assigning value to activities and actions in Exceed and Tribe. Pull in metrics from third party tools like a CRM to give your audience more insight into how learning impacts performance.
Level Badge - As users earn points, they also earn badges for pre-defined engagements, like completing their profile, making their first post, or reaching certain milestones, like 50 activity completions.
Level XP Learners earn “XP” points for a wide variety of activity on the platform including completions, posts, comments and replies as they strive to move up to the next level.
Link Activity - Allow internal or external content from the web to be added to the platform for user access using a URL.
Locales - Locales are languages that might be applicable to users. Locales can be set on Topics to surface content in a specific language.
Login logo - In the Branding Org settings an admin can click the Upload New Login Logo button to upload a logo image that will display on the Login page for the users in that Branding Org. Recommended image size is 450 x 125 px and larger images will be scaled down to fit within that size.


Manual Membership Group - Allows admin to create a group of users that must be individually selected and placed into the group.
Markdown - Markdown is a simple language used to convert text to HTML, allowing you to use plain text formatting to style text as you are writing it. Markdown text can be used in Post activities, which allows for quick creation and editing of content.


Notification - Icon and sidebar (or tray) that displays default system and custom notifications to keep the user updated on accomplishments or tasks.
Notification Card - A predefined list of default notifications that will appear for users when the actions for those cards are specifically triggered in the system.


Parent Activity - "parent" activity - all other equivalent activities will be defined as "child" activities to this parent. In the Equivalence section on the Activity Properties page, check the Parent Activity box:
Path - A Path allows activities to be bundled together to create a defined progression, or "path" for users. A Path can be thought of as a container for other activities, or a curriculum. Building a Path activity can be done through adding new activities or linking pre-existing ones as it is built.
Plan - The Plan page reflects our efforts to drive user interaction through a more personalized learning plan. Plan functionality presents a user's activities in a structured, organized, and time-based interface. The Plan interface organizes Evaluation- and Assessment-based enrollments in the broader context of all the other content consumed, which results in a simplified browsing experience.
Position - Positions are defined by unrestricted administrators and are assigned to users on their User Properties. Positions can be accessed by clicking on the Positions tab in the left navigation menu. In the User Properties, choose one of the available position options from the pop-up box.
Public Activity - Check the Allow Public View box if you want unauthenticated system users to be able to view the Activity page for this activity. If they would like to get credit for completing the activity they will need to log into the system.


Queue Log - The Queue Log allows you to view upcoming/scheduled jobs in the System Log.
Question Pool - Easy cut and paste lying around anywhere?
Question Type - There are 12 different types of questions that can be included in an Assessment Activity.


Related Activities - By checking this box, the user with see any prerequisites for this activity or paths that contain this activity when they view the Activity page.
Relevance Weighting - Administrators my assign a relevancy weight to activities in a Topic to ensure that the activities show in a particular order. The numerical value entered in the activity properties will be the primary sort key for this view - the higher the value the higher in the sort order the activity will display. If two or more activities have the same relevance weighting, they will be ordered alphabetically by title.
Restricted Administrator - This user authority is granted more granular permissions that let them create and/or edit Users, Reports, Activities, Sessions, and Enrollments as designated by an Unrestricted Administrator.


Scheduled Activity - Any activity in the system can be scheduled by an administrator. This allows the user to access the scheduled activity at a particular date and time, which is typically led by an instructor or facilitator via the web or in a physical location.
SCORM - SCORM is a set of technical standards for eLearning products. It provides the communication method and data models that allow eLearning content and LMSs to work together.
Session - Once a Scheduled Activity is created, Sessions can be created. Sessions are individual instances of the the Scheduled Activities. They can be one time or recurring.
SSO - Single Sign On Intellum provides multiple authentication options for your account. In addition to simple login configuration options (Password, Facebook and Google authentication), we provide SSO configurations (OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0 and SAML) which allow direct connection between your company portal or internal website.
Student - Student user authority lets you enroll in and interact act with learning Activities, Sessions, and content. This includes rating & reviewing learning Activities, sharing Activities, and/or commenting on Activities. If enabled, Students can also update and maintain their User Profile.
Subtopic - Used to further classify activities inside Parent Topics in the catalog.
Survey - Non-graded Assessment type used to obtain feedback from users.
System Log - Displays a running list of scheduled procedures and tasks that have been or will be completed. This information allows any Unrestricted Administrators in your account to determine whether critical jobs, including imports and integrations, were successfully run to completion.


Tin Can API or xAPI (Experience API) - also known as Tin Can, mostly tries to solve the same problems our open asset approach meets head-on: the tracking of individual, informal and non-traditional learning experiences that students partake in on a daily basis.
Topic - Used to categorize activities in the system. They're defined by unrestricted administrators and one or more topics can be assigned to an activity via Activity Properties. From a user perspective, topics provide an organized view into activities through the Catalog Home page and when browsing the catalog.
Topic Restriction - Used to restrict viewing of a topic to students in specific groups. Enabled by clicking the Add a new group restriction button in the Topic properties.
Topic Smart Row - When enabled, any Student who is part of that Branding Organization will see Smart Rows display at the bottom of their Catalog Home page which includes the relevant content based on what the Student is following. At most 10 Smart Rows display and they are randomized weekly. In the admin view, on the Catalog Home tab for each Branding Organization, a "Show Topic Smart Rows" check box option appears at the bottom of the page.
Tribe - Tribe is our team collaboration platform. It is a secure, invitation-only, private activity stream, where users can share ideas, files, links, photos and video without the distractions associated with other enterprise collaboration tools.


Unrestricted Administrator - This user authority as access to all content, information, tools, and settings in the platform and have the ability to make bulk changes to content and information through the bulk import process. Unrestricted Administrators can also make changes to account settings.
User - Individuals who log in and interact with the content available in the system.
User Enrollment - An Enrollment is a record of user engagement with the activities in the catalog. Enrollments are created when users access activities through the catalog and when administrators assign activities to users. For learning activities kept on regular rotation - administrators can set up a one-time, or recurring Auto Enrollment.


Waitlist - When a Student requests to be put on a waitlist when a session is full, or when they request access to an activity which requires admin authorization, these requests accumulate on the Requests page for all administrators (who have the proper authority) to see. Any administrator with access to the Requests page can approve or deny any request listed on the page.
Welcome Letter - In a dropdown menu on the the Branding Org Settings, choose a defined letter template that will be used for the Welcome Letter that new users will receive when first accessing the system. A letter template can be defined via the Letters tab.


xAPI - xAPI (Experience API), also known as Tin Can, mostly tries to solve the same problems our open asset approach meets head-on: the tracking of individual, informal and non-traditional learning experiences that students partake in on a daily basis.