|Administrator||Someone who has permissions within Doubtfire to create and manage the Doubtfire system. May or many not be a member of teaching staff.|
|Unit Chair/Convenor||The teaching staff member primarily involved with running a unit.|
|Tutorial||A group of students within a unit grouped by time and location. Campus tutorials have a room number, cloud tutorials may not.|
|Unit||The subject or unit of study, for example: Introduction to Philosophy.|
|Task||An individual piece of work a student may be asked to complete in a unit.|
|Learning Outcomes||The academic outcomes which students will achieve at the completion of a unit.|
|Task Alignment||How closely a given task is associated with each of the learning outcomes.|
|Task Status/Task Grade||One of the possible task statuses a task can be on:|
- Fail: Not successfully met the requirements of the task.
- Feedback Exceeded: Task has been submitted too many times, with the teaching staff concluding that the student is not heeding feedback.
- Redo: The task has been assessed to be of low quality, or inappropriate, and should be restarted.
- Fix and Resubmit: The task is on the right track, but needs to be improved or fixed.
- Discuss: The tutor is happy with the submission, and would like to discuss the task with the student.
- Demonstrate: The tutor is happy with the submission, and would like the student to demonstrate the work.
- Complete:The tutor is happy with the submission, and it is ready for inclusion in the portfolio.
|Portfolio||A collection of student tasks (submissions) throughout a unit, which provides evidence of student learning. Student and tutor comments are included in the final document, and it is this document which is used to assess a final grade for the student.|
|Target Grade||The grade which a student is aiming for, which dictates the sequence of tasks which should be completed in the unit. One of: Pass, Credit, Distinction, High Distinction.|
|Task Inbox||The list of tasks which have been submitted by students, for assessment and feedback from the student's tutor.|
|Task Definition||An assignment-like document which details what is expected and required of students for satisfactory completion.|
|Plagiarism||In Doubtfire, plagiarism refers to a report containing information about a possible case of student plagiarism.|
|Gravatar||The system which provides profile-photo support in Doubtfire.|
|Student Groups||Groups of students either within a tutorial or a unit, which allows submission of group work, rather than individual task submissions.|