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The Learning Management Portal uses some language that may be new or different for UNC Charlotte users. Please review the glossary to become familiar with the terminology.

New TermsAlso Known AsDescription
Active TrainingRegistrationsTraining sessions in‐progress or training sessions scheduled for a future date.
Asynchronous learning is a general term used to describe forms of education, instruction, and learning that do not occur in the same place or at the same time.
CurriculumCertificate ProgramA collection of workshops, eLessons, reading materials, forms or assessments/tests that must be completed before “credit” is earned.


Workshop, Classroom
Training, Instructor Led
Training, Virtual Training

The title of a learning event.

ILTInstructor Led TrainingSynchronous training delivered face‐to face or virtually
Learning ObjectTraining, AssignmentAnything within the Cornerstone LMS that delivers learning such as an event, session, material, online class, test, etc.
MaterialParticipant Guide,
Handouts, Presentations

Documents housed within the LMS that can be accessed by Users.

Online ClasseLearning, eLesson, online learning moduleAsynchronous training that learners interact with such as completing a knowledge check or activity that can be “tracked” or “read” by the LMS. Videos, including Power Point presentations that have been converted to narrated videos are not “online classes” in
Cornerstone, they are defined as videos.
SessionWorkshop, Classroom TrainingThe date, time and location of an Event.
All types of learning in which learner(s) and instructor(s) are in the same place, at the same time, in order for learning to take place. This includes in‐person classes, live online meetings when the whole class or smaller groups get together.
TranscriptTranscriptA record of all training a learner has registered for and completed.
UsersLearners ParticipantsEmployees who use the LMS as learners

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