Everyone has something to say about e-learning,
but are we communicating in the same language?
Below you will find very short explanations to different terms,
abbreviations and acronyms used concerning
e-learning and various kinds of computer support for learning and
This glossary is updated periodically.
|| The state in which a computer is connected to another computer or server via a network. A computer communicating with another computer |
| ONLINE COMMUNITY
|| A meeting place for people on the Internet. Designed to facilitate interaction and collaboration among people who share common interests and needs. Online communities can be open to all or by membership only and may or may not offer moderator tools. |
| ONLINE LEARNING
|| Learning delivered by Web-based or Internet-based technologies. See Web-based training and Internet-based training. |
| ONLINE TRAINING
|| Web- or Internet-based training |
| OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
|| Generally, software for which the original program instructions, the source code, is made available so that users can access, modify, and redistribute it. |
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