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Glossary

A collection of key terms used in Lengo.

Key Terms

Assessor

Someone who decides if someone has achieved a successful status for a granule. An assessor can credit a learner. See Assessor Credit.

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Behaviours

Professional behaviours are based on organisational standards, skills and professional development. These are grouped in behaviour headings. 

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Community of Practice

A group of specialised practitioners who work together to share knowledge, assess and collaborate together.

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Framework

A group of behaviours and granules that users access to assess themselves and others against.

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Granule

An individual behaviour that can be assessed.

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Learner

Someone who is using the framework to learn from and assess themselves. See Self Credit.

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Learning Credit

What is given to a learner as a recognition of achievement.

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Lengo

Imagine Education's Point of Learning system that incorporates assessment and collaborative tools.

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Lengo Card

Lengo users are provided with an NFC enabled card, printed with Member information, QR code and unique number.

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Member

Someone who is part of a framework.

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Organisation/Network/Group

The organisation is the name of the organisation using it. A Network is a sub division of an organisation. Groups are a small collection of individuals that work as a community of practice.

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Peer

Another learner. Learners can credit other learners. This is called a Peer Credit.

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Point of Learning

A system to credit learners for demonstrating learning and awarding credits when and where learning happens, whenever it happens.

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Progress

The development of a user's journey through their framework.

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User

Anyone who uses Lengo.

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Credits

Assessor Credit

When an assessor gives a credit to a learner. 

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Confirmation

When a credit is given or received, the website or app displays a confirmation.

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Credit History

View all credits given or received.

A - The icon in the top navigation shows all activity.

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Get a Credit

Used when a learner requests a credit from an assessor or another learner (a peer).

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Give a Credit

Used when a learner gives a credit to another learner (a peer) or when an assessor gives a credit to a learner.

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Number of Credits

The website displays the number of credits for assessor, peer and self credits.

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Peer Credit

When a learner gives a credit to another learner.

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Scan

When a card is scanned using an NFC device or using a QR code to quickly give and get credits.

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Self Credit

When a learner gives themselves a credit to record their learning.

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Undo a Credit

A method to remove a credit if one has been made in error.

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Technology

App

An app that will run on Android devices that enable the transaction of learning credits.

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Website

The Lengo website allows the transaction of learning credits along with resources, collaborative, community and reporting features.

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Card Number / Enter Code

A method to give or get a credit. A 12 -digit code each user has that can be entered in Lengo.

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NFC

A method to give or get a credit. NFC is Near Field Communications - technology lets mobile phones and some other items like Lengo cards that interact wirelessly with each other upon close contact.

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QR Code

A method to give or get a credit. QR is a Quick Response Code for a two-dimensional barcode that contains information.

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Community/Collaborative Area

A central place for discussion and sharing ideas and best practice.

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Help

The top right icon is a link to Help and Support articles as well as the Quick Tour.

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The 3 bars in the top left of the app open the menu for access to other frameworks and card information.

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Notifications

Shows new credits given to the users along with selected notices.

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Profile

Name, Email, Password and Profile Image settings. An About Me section allows for a user to provide a description of themselves.

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Quick Tour

A brief highlighted guide about how to use Lengo.

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Resources/Indicators

Further guidance can be added as text (indicators) or as files and links (resources)

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Search Filter

A method to display only certain granules based on keywords on the app and website.

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Toggle

A way to expand and contract behaviour headings on the app and website.

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View My Code

Displays the 12-digit and QR code of the user so they can share with others to get and give credits.

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View on Web

A link from the App to view the framework on the device browser.

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Community

Category

Users see a discussion or resource area  for the framework. 

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Topic

Users see further information in a category and may be allowed to reply or contribute.

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Post

When a user is allowed to reply or contribute they may post in the topic.

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Working with Others

Sharing

A user can share their progress with a peer. That learner can then view the progress of the user who shared it with them. They can see the credits that learner has achieved, can view existing comments and add new ones. They can share their progress back with the original learner.

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Comments

A user can add in comments. This can include evidence that they have been working on a granule or can be questions for an assessor to read at another time. Assessors can comment on a members progress in their group. When a user's progress is shared with another learner they can also comment.

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Members

All users connected to a framework.

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Viewing a members' progress

When viewing another members progress their profile image appears and it will state “You are viewing a peer's progress”. If you are an assessor it states “As an assessor, you can view anybody's progress for this framework.”

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Reports

Credit Charts

Under 'Dates and Times'. See credit charts by time period. Charts can be downloaded.

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Credit Calendar

Under 'Dates and Times'. See credits awarded by calendar period.

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Export

Export Data between dates and for different members to a spreadsheet.

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Heatmap

Under ‘Locations'. View a map that highlights central geographic areas where credits are being awarded.

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Marker Pins

Under ‘Locations'. View a map that displays a marker where credits are being awarded.

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Statistics

Information about the number of members, credits and comments being given and received.

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