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Learning Management System (LMS)

Pioneer@Work - LMS

Pioneer@Work contains DU's Learning Management System (LMS) for benefited and non-benefited employees. The LMS allows all users to complete required training and register for professional development classes, all within one system.

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User Roles

Roles Description
Learner Complete assigned training, search for LinkedIn training, browse course catalog, enroll in professional development classes, track training progress and history on employee transcript
Manager/Supervisor View the employee transcripts of their direct reports (and those in the organizational hierarchy below their direct reports), assign training, run Standard Reports
Learning Leads Responsible for their department's compliance training status. May also use the system to administer their department's training courses, upload content, manage registration, run Standard Reports
Instructors View/manage course roster and mark attendance


Term Description Characteristics
Curriculum A container for multiple Learning Objects (LOs), such as events/sessions, materials, videos, online classes, and more. Contains more than one learning object (common example is a video and a test). The curriculum completion percentage updates as a user completes the curriculum.
Instructor-Led Training (ILT) All learning events that are led by an instructor (both virtual and in-person). A user typically registers for an ILT from the Training Calendar or by searching for a training title in the search bar.
Material A type of Learning Object that links to an external source, such as a URL, PDF, Word document, or PowerPoint. Materials are typically contained within a curriculum. They can be assigned individually. Materials may also require an acknowledgement.
Online Class These are typically interactive eLearnings provided by a third-party vendor. Online classes are typically contained within a curriculum and are characterized by scenario-based learning and advancing through interative slides.