Key educational terminology

Skill validation

Skill validation, also known as validated learning or skill verification, is the process of assessing, verifying, and documenting an individual's competencies in a specific area.

SaaS product training

SaaS product training refers to the process of educating users, typically customers or employees, on how to use a SaaS product effectively.

Learning Experience

A learning experience (LX) is a well-planned journey designed to unlock meaningful understanding while engaging in a learning activity or program.

Hybrid Learning

Hybrid learning blends in-person and virtual instructor-led training with on-demand activities, leveraging digital resources for a flexible, personalized, and engaging educational experience.

Education Services

Software companies leverage Education Services (ES) for customer and partner training, boosting product adoption, revenue, retention, and satisfaction.

Developer Marketing

Developer marketing embodies a tailored approach designed for a uniquely tech-savvy audience.

On-Demand Training

A learning strategy that allows trainees to educate themselves at their own pace by deciding what courses to take and when to take them, leading to far better knowledge retention and course completion rates.

Learning Management System (LMS)

An application for administering training programs and educational resources which includes content management, creation and distribution features, as well as a way for learners to access class materials.

Virtual instructor-led training (VILT)

A learning method in which the instructor and learner are in separate locations, yet meet in a virtual or simulated environment where the instructor trains the learner and provides course materials.

Customer Enablement

A business strategy which utilizes training, education and support systems to ensure that customers can maximize the value they gain from your product, and know how to best leverage it to reach their goals.

Learning Insights

The in-depth understanding which results from using a wide variety of data collected throughout the educational process to optimize training content, trainer performance, and learner success.

Customer Education

Teaching customers about your product and the value it provides is a very important function that helps turn prospective customers into productive users while ensuring their satisfaction and long-term loyalty.

Customer Success

Nurturing and growing relationships with your customers is critical - you need a highly effective customer success strategy that optimizes customer retention and satisfaction while boosting the bottom line.

Customer Onboarding

The process of educating new users about your product is a critical phase in developing and defining the relationship between them and your brand so make sure you make a positive first impression.

Remote Learning

An educational method that does not require being physically present in a classroom. Instead, learners and trainers interact via technology channels, such as online videos, conferencing and live classes.

Virtual Classroom

The use of virtual classrooms has boomed recently as more and more people work and study at home, requiring an online location where trainers and learners engage with each other during educational activities.

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