Cirrus is a next-generation learning environment that builds foundational to mastery-level skills in Microsoft Office and computer concepts. Cirrus seamlessly delivers training and assessment activities in a cloud-based environment learners can access anytime, anywhere. No installations required.
Video demonstrations and text-based instructions teach learners exactly how to perform skills successfully. Immediate, personalized feedback allows learners to pinpoint errors they make and understand how to self-correct those errors to stay on track with learning objectives.
Watch and Learn Lessons explain how to perform activities, including a how-to video for learners to view, content for them to read, and a short quiz that allows them to check their understanding of the content.
Guide and Practice Tutorials provide interactive, guided training and measured practice.
Hands-On Activities enable students to complete activities in provided data files, compare their solutions against a Check Your Work model answer image, and submit their work.
Knowledge Check completion exercises reinforce learner comprehension and recall of program features, terminology, and functions.
Skills Review, Skills Assessment, and Marquee Challenge assignments, framed within a workplace project perspective, evaluate the ability to apply section skills and concepts in solving realistic problems.
Exercises and Projects provide opportunities for students to further develop and demonstrate section skills. Exercises and Projects are completed live in the Office application and are automatically scored by Cirrus. Detailed feedback and how-to videos help students evaluate and improve their performance.
Skills Exams evaluate a learner’s ability to complete specific tasks. Skills Exams are completed live in the Office application and are automatically scored by Cirrus.
Multiple-choice Concepts Exams assess student understanding of the section content.
A hands-on, Resume-Building Activity gives learners an opportunity to apply their word-processing skills to create a resume they can use in their job search.
Interested in using Cirrus your program? Contact your JIST account manager for more information.