A

Admin

Admins manage users, groups, courses, learning paths, and account settings. They can create and publish courses. Admins can also access reports and assign groups to reporters.

Allow List

An allow list (allowlist) is a list of values—usually email addresses or domains—used to filter traffic or limit access. Rise doesn't make use of allow lists. See also Deprecated Terms.

API

Application Programming Interface (API) is a programming interface that lets Rise and another application—often one you create, but sometimes a third-party tool—talk to each other, using endpoints to retrieve specific data from your account. You can find out more about Rise API here.

Articulate

Rise.com is a product of Articulate. We make the world’s most popular apps for online training. Rise.com lets you create, track, and manage your online training in one complete system. We also make Articulate 360, which allows you to create e-learning courses for your learning management system (LMS).

Articulate 360

see Articulate

Author

Authors take, create, collaborate on, and submit courses for publication. They don’t have access to any reports or administrative functions.


B

Blended Learning

Combines online, self-guided education and face-to-face instructor-led training. Rise offers self-guided training in the form of courses created in Rise and third-party content created in other authoring tools.

Block

The primary content unit that makes up a lesson. Blocks can contain text, multimedia, interactive elements, or knowledge check questions, depending on the type.

Block Template

A reusable, preformatted collection of blocks that is saved to use in other lessons. Block templates are created from existing blocks and their content.


C

Certificate

A downloadable PDF document that indicates a learner has successfully completed a course or learning path.

CNAME

A Canonical Name record (CNAME record) is a type of resource record in the DNS that maps one domain name (an alias) to another (the canonical name). It's used when masking your account in a custom domain.

Copyright

The right to reproduce and use created content. Prebuilt content and templates are created by Articulate from royalty-free sources and are available to use freely within Rise.

Course

A collection of lessons that can stand alone as their own instructional unit or be bundled with other lessons in a learning path.

Course Sequencing

Used in learning paths when learners must take courses as prerequisites for other courses and enabled in the learning path details.


D

Deprecated Terms

To promote inclusivity, Rise does not use terms with racist origins or connotations such as whitelist, whitelabel, blacklist, blacklabel master, and slave.

DNS

The Dynamic Naming System (DNS) is the "phone book of the Internet." A DNS provider is needed when adding a custom domain to your account.

Drip Learning

Scheduled learning that's released in smaller chunks. This can be accomplished manually in Rise by learning paths with additional courses or courses with additional content after you've enrolled learners. See also Course Sequencing.


E

E-commerce

Buying and selling goods online. In relation to Rise, it's the ability to monetize courses you create.

Endpoints

The location from which an API accesses the resources it needs to carry out its function. You can see a list of all available Rise API endpoints here.


F

Favorites

Content added to your My List. Add content to your My List by clicking the heart icon on the learning path or course card in the library.


I

Integration

A direct connection between Rise and a specific third-party application, such as Slack or Zapier.


L

Learner

Learners can take courses, browse the library, and add courses to their My List. They can't create courses and don't have access to administrative or reporting functions.

Learning Path

A collection of courses meant to be taken as a cohesive educational unit.

Lesson

The primary content unit for courses. They're either prebuilt or created manually from blocks. Lessons must be included in a course for it to be accessible by learners.

Library

Located on the Learn tab, this is where you'll find your organization’s content. This includes courses and learning paths that have been made available to all learners as well as content specifically assigned to you.


M

My List

The My List folder is where you access courses you've favorited in the library.


N

Next Big Idea Club

Next Big Idea Club is a Rise content partner, providing life-changing training content from the world’s most brilliant luminaries.


O

Owner

The person who purchased your Rise subscription and the only one who has access to billing management. They can transfer ownership to another team member. The owner is also an admin.


P

Prebuilt

Real content created by the Rise team or one of our content partners on a variety of common business topics. Prebuilt content is ready-to-use as complete courses or individual lessons.


R

Reporter

Reporters can access automatically-generated metrics either for the entire account or for groups as assigned by an admin. They can also take, create, collaborate on, and submit courses for publication.

Rise 360

see Articulate


S

Salesforce

A popular customer relationship management platform. Rise does not directly integrate with Salesforce at this time. See also Zapier.

Seats

Rise pricing isn't based on seat count but instead the maximum number of users you can invite to your account.

Self-directed Learning

Learners are free to progress through content at their own pace. Admins can create a deadline for course completion but it's up to the learner to meet any timeline goals.

SCORM

The Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a set of technical standards for eLearning software products. Third-party training exported using SCORM can be imported into Rise.

Slack

A popular team communication platform, Slack is directly integrated with Rise. Learn more here.

SSO

Single Sign-On (SSO) allows users to sign in to a single system, such as a company directory, and then access multiple apps without having to sign in to each one with separate credentials. SSO providers include Okta and Microsoft Azure. Learn more about how to manage SSO in Rise here.

Storyline 360

see Articulate

Students

Students are known as learners in Rise.


T

Third-party Training

Content created outside of Rise in e-learning tools like Storyline 360. Third-party training exported using SCORM can be imported into Rise.

Topic

Added by admins to courses and learning paths to categorize content in your library. Topics added to content let learners quickly find related content.


U

User

Someone who's given access to a Rise account. Users can be learners, authors, reporters, or admins. Pricing for Rise is based on the maximum number of users you can invite to your account.


V

VILT

Virtual instructor-led training is not a part of Rise at this time. Rise courses are self-directed.


W

Webhook

Used in API, these are behaviors triggered when an event occurs, such as when a user completes a course.


Z

Zapier

Zapier connects and syncs data between thousands of web services. Learn more about Zapier and Rise here.

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