Pulse: Getting Started

This article is designed to help users get started in Pulse.

GETTING STARTED

Logging In to Pulse

Description: This video highlights the initial Pulse login experience, followed by experience tips for each additional login.

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Run Time: 01:46

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

Client Roles

Description: This resource provides clarification on Client role options in Pulse and Buzz.

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Pulse and Buzz Comparison

Description: This article provides a comparison of user capabilities and responsibilities associated to the Pulse SMS and the Buzz LMS and highlights Lincoln Learning Solutions’ responsibilities and client capabilities.

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CREATING AND ENROLLING STUDENTS

Enrollment Process

Description: This resource provides a walkthrough of the Enrollment Process in Pulse, including creating a student user, uploading files, enrolling in a Class, and adding a mentor user to a student record.

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Student Import Process

Description: This resource provides a walkthrough of the Import Student Record and Student Enrollment Process in Pulse, starting with creating student records and student enrollments.

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Student Import Data Field Character Limits

Description: This resource details the Student Import Process data field character values and limits for importing in Pulse.

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Sample Student Import File

Description: This resource serves as sample student import file from Pulse.

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MENTOR USERS

Mentors can be associated to students as needed. Client Admins can create and associate Mentors. To learn more about the Mentor roles, including Mentor-Guardians, please review the Client Roles documentation.

TIP: If you are a Client Admin and would like to also be Mentor a user, please reach out to Client Success to get these features added to your role.

Knowledge Base Pulse Resources for Mentor Creation and Association

Please visit these Help Center articles for additional support with Mentor creation and student association.

Creating a Mentor User: This article explains how to create a Mentor user in Pulse.

Creating a New Mentor User on a Student Record: This article explains how to add a new mentor from the student user record.

Associating a Mentor to a Student from the Mentor Record: This article explains how to associate a mentor to a student from the Mentor record in Pulse.

Associating a Mentor to a Student from the Student Record: This article explains how to associate a student to a mentor from the Student record in Pulse.

Associating a Mentor to All Students Within a Client: This article explains how to associate a mentor to all students within a client in Pulse.

Removing a Mentor Associated to All Students Within a Client: This article explains how to remove a mentor associated to all students within a client in Pulse.

Removing a Mentor from a Student User from the Mentor Record: This article explains how to remove a mentor from a student user from the Mentor record in Pulse.

Removing a Mentor from the Student User Record: This article explains how to remove a mentor from the Student User record in Pulse.

OBSERVING STUDENTS

Going from Pulse to Buzz

Description: This video highlights the steps for navigating from Pulse to Buzz.

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Run Time: 0:19

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

Observer Video

Description: This video shows you various ways that you can monitor your students as an observer. This includes how to setup notifications for monitoring your students

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Run Time: 03:28

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

EMPOWERED CURRICULUM DESIGN

General Course Design

General Course Design Walkthrough

Description: This video highlights the general design of an Empowered course, focusing heavily on course resources, uniqueness between grade bands, and learning object examples.

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Run Time: 07:34

Empowered Course Features

What is a Learning Object?

Description: This video defines a learning object is and explores how it can be used.

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Run Time: 03:49

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

What Is a Teach It?

Description: This video defines what a Teach It is and explores the educational opportunities this type of learning object provides.

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Run Time: 02:05

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

What is Texthelp?

Description: This video introduces Texthelp, a learning tool that reads text aloud, helps students to takes notes, and more.

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Run Time: 03:03

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

Notetaking Using Texthelp

Description: This video highlights the notetaking features of Texthelp.

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Run Time: 03:07

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

STUDENT SUBMISSIONS

How to Submit an Online Assessment

Description: This video introduces online assessments and explains how to complete each question type.

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Run Time: 04:05

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

How to Submit an Upload Assessment

Description: This video describes the process that students must follow to submit assessments and provide feedback to their teachers.

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Run Time: 03:07

Help Center Link: Click here to access the KB article for this video.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Lincoln Learning Solutions Help Center

Click here to search our full Help Center

Student Tutorial Page 

Click here to launch the student tutorials section of the Help Center.

Student Experience Videos:

The Student Experience in Early Kindergarten:  This video describes the experience of taking a Lincoln Empowered Integrated Early Kindergarten course.

The Student Experience in Kindergarten through Second Grade:  This video describes the experience of taking a Lincoln Empowered Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade course.

The Student Experience in Third through Fifth Grade:  This video describes the experience of taking a Lincoln Empowered 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade course.

The Student Experience in Sixth through Eighth Grade:  This video describes the experience of taking a Lincoln Empowered 6th, 7th, or 8th grade course.

The Student Experience in Ninth through Twelfth Grade:  This video describes the experience of taking a high school level (9-12) Lincoln Empowered course.

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