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SDSU Navigate Key Terms and Glossary

 

  • Advanced Search: Search engine that allows users to enter thousands of search parameters to allow for segmentation of the member’s student population.
  • Alerts: A mechanism for any user (not just a professor or instructor) to draw attention to a student who may potentially be a risk due to a variety of factors.
  • Availability: Times an Advisor or Tutor sets within Navigate to allow scheduling. This can be for Drop-ins, Appointments, or Campaigns.
  • Campaign: Proactive outreach strategy with a specific goal in mind, such as “Re-enroll students not yet registered for Fall”
  • Care Unit: An entity in Navigate that allows any team to support students on their path to graduation via customized appointment scheduling, reporting, and access to data to assist with decision support.
  • Cases: A coordinated request across users prompting action and follow up on an alert, indicating a student is at risk. Often crosses department lines and includes areas such as Financial Aid, Counseling, etc.
  • Categories: Differentiating factors captured in a school’s SIS system (e.g., Veterans, Athletes, Greek life).
  • Coordinated Care Network: The concept of a network of support providers, connected by technology and process, to make it easier for students to navigate the system and receive holistic, coordinated support.
  • Help Center: In-platform resource housing tutorial videos and helpful articles.
  • Kiosk: Workflow hub for both Advising Centers and Tutor Centers.
  • Lists/Watch Lists: Dynamic or static list of students that users can create and consistently access in the platform. 
  • Location: Specific area or major on campus for which an advisor would see students (not a physical location).
  • Notes: A relevant piece of information attached to a student’s profile in Navigate. 
  • Production Site: A live Navigate site that is fully in use for a member; data and interactions are real. Go-Live Transition date between an institution’s “sandbox” Training Site and live Production Site. 
  • Progress Reports: Also referred to as “Early Alerts;” enables a professor or instructor to indicate how a specific student is performing in class. 
  • Service (also sometimes called Student Service): a term that describes the topic or type of student interaction a faculty/staff member has during an appointment or check-in (e.g. Minor Advising, Major Advising, etc.).
  • Success Markers: Critical course milestones that are predictive of success in a given major. Fires an alert when a student does not pass a course at the recommended grade threshold or has not completed a course within the recommended credit range. 
  • Summary Reports: Summary of the content discussed during a tutoring or advising session and logged in to Navigate. 
  • Tags: Subjective information not captured in an SIS system (e.g., Students interested in taking GRE’s or MCAT’s). 
  • Training Site: A “sandbox” site developed to allow members to interact with real student data in Navigate. Members may access a Training Site from “Whitehurst University” with blinded student data prior to their own institution’s Training Site becoming available for validation. 
  • User Roles: A defined set of permissions for individuals using Navigate (e.g., “Advisors” or “Instructors”).