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Adding New Learners

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Within the Accord LMS, any Users are most commonly referred to as being Learners.

In some instances, a User may not be a Learner, as with personnel functioning as LMS Admins.

Regardless of however a particular individual will be utilizing the LMS, the process of adding a new person to the Accord LMS is generally the same.

This article will briefly describe the purpose and process of adding a new User or Learner to the Accord LMS system.

Purpose of Adding Learners

An LMS Admin wants an individual to receive some online testing or training.

This process begins by adding this person as a new Learner into the Accord LMS. 

Add a Learner into the Accord LMS

To Access Learner Management:

  • Login using LMS Admin credentials.
  • From the left-hand menu, click on the Teams tab. 

Decide which specific Team you want to add your new Learner to.

You can add any Learners to the top parent All Members Team, or any existing child Teams.

If you want to add a Learner into a new child Team which does not yet exist, you can quickly create a new child Team.

For help documentation relating to adding a New Child Team please see; 

Add a Child Team.

  • Once the LMS Teams page displays, expand the arrow next to the specific Team you wish to add a new Learner.

  • Directly under the Team heading is a Learners heading.

To the right of this Learners heading there is a number. 

This number represents the number of existing Learners under this Team.

  • Click the 3 dots on the Learners heading to open it's context menu.
  • From this menu, click Add Learner.

The Add New User panel will display.

Create a New User Account

*Fields with red asterisk are required.

Only fields within the top Add New User section are necessary to add a new User.

  • Enter User Name: Minimum of 5 characters alphanumeric value.

  • Enter First Name: Enter the person's first name.

  • Enter Last Name: Enter the person's last name. 

  • Enter Display Name: This name will display in various places throughout the LMS.

  • Authorize: Checking this box authorizes this user to utilize the Accord LMS system. When left unchecked, this User cannot utilize the LMS.

  • Notify: When checking this box, whenever a new User is added, an email notification will be sent to this User by using the email address entered for this User. Leaving box unchecked will not send a notification.

  • Random Password: If this box is checked, a Random Password will be generated for this User. Optionally, you may create a custom password for this User within the subsequent fields.

  • Password: Create a password for this User. This will be this User's password. Case sensitive.

  • Confirm Password: Re-enter password to confirm accuracy.

  • Available Roles: Place a check in the box next to any specific Learning Roles you wish to assign to this User. Any available Roles listed here are determined by the selected Current Team.

Any information within the lower Manage Profile fields are optional.

  • Click Add New User near bottom to create this User account.  

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