Interactive Elearning (Electronic Learning) Glossary

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Accessibility
Accreditation
Active Server Pages (ASP)
Adaptive
ADDIE Model
ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning)
ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line)
Adult Learning Theory
AI
AICC
Alpha Version
Amplitude
Analog
Analysis
Andragogy
Animation
AoD (audio on demand)
API (application program interface)
Applet
Application
Application Service Provider (ASP)
ARCS Model
Artificial Intelligence
ASCII
ASP (Active Server Pages)
Assessment Item
Asset
Asynchronous Learning
Asynchronous Training
ATM (asynchronous transfer mode)
 

 

Attitude
Audience
Audio
Audio bridge
Audio Conferencing
Audiographics
Authoring
Authoring System
Authoring Tool
Avatar
Backbone
Band
Bandwidth
Baud
BBS (bulletin board system)
Behavior
Benchmark
Beta Test
Binary code
Bit
Bits-per-second (bps)
Blended Learning
Blog (Weblog)
Bloom's Taxonomy
Bluetooth
Bookmark
Branching
Bridge
Broadband
Broadcast
Browser
Business requirements
Byte
Cable Modem
CAI (computer-assisted instruction)
Case study
CD-ROM
Certification
Chat
Chat Room
Chunking
Classroom Training
C-learning
Clip Media
CLO (Chief Learning Officer)
CMI (computer-managed instruction)
CMS (content management system)
Coaching
CoD (Content on demand)
Codec (coder/decoder)
Cognitive Loading
Collaboration technology
Collaborative Learning
Common carrier
Community
Competencies / Competency Model
Competency management
Compliance
Compliant (standards-compliant)
Compressed file
Compressed video
Compression
Computer Based Education (CBE)
Computer Based Learning (CBL)
Computer Based Training (CBT)
Computer Managed Instruction (CMI)
Computer Supported Learning Resources (CSLR)
Condition
Conformance
Conformant (standards-conformant)
Connect time
Content
Convergence
Cookie
Corporate university
Cost Avoidance
Cost-benefit Analysis
Course
Course Map
Courseware
CPU (central processing unit)
Criterion
CRM (customer relationship management)
CSS (cascading style sheets)
Curriculum
Customer-focused e-learning
Cyberspace
De facto standard
Default
Delivery
Delivery Method
Design
Designer
Desktop videoconferencing
Developer
Development
Dial-up
Digital
Digital Divide
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Digital Versatile Disc (DVD)
Disc/Disk
Discussion boards
Discussion Forums
Disk drive
Distance Education
Distance Learning
Distributed Learning
Domains of Learning
Download
Drill and Practice
DS (Digital Signal)
DSL (digital subscriber line)
DVD (digital versatile disk)
DVD-ROM
DVI (digital video interactive)
Echo cancellation
E-learning (electronic learning)
Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS)
Email (electronic mail)
Email list
End User
End-to-end Solution
Enterprise-wide e-learning
Entry Behavior
Ergonomics
ERP (enterprise resource planning)
Ethernet
E-training
Evaluation
Events of Instruction
Expert System
Extensibility
Extranet
F2F (face-to-face)
Facilitative tools
Facilitator
False-starter
FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Fax (facsimile)
 

Feedback
Fiber-optic cable
File Server
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Firewall
FireWire
Flash
Floppy disk (floppy diskette)
Footprint
Formative Evaluation
Frequency
Frequently Asked Questions
FTP (file transfer protocol)
Full-motion video
Fully interactive video (two-way interactive video)
GB (gigabyte)
Generic (off-the-shelf) Courseware
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
Global Learning Consortium
Globalization
Granularity
Graphic
Grok
GUI (graphical user interface)
Hard disk
Hard drive
Hard Skills
Hard skills
Hardware
HCI
HDTV (high-definition TV)
Help Desk
High-bandwidth
Home page
Homepage
Host
Hosting
HRD (human resource development)
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
Hub
Hypermedia
Hypertext
Icon
IEEE
ILS (integrated learning system)
ILT (Instructor-led Training)
Implementation
IMS (Instructional Management System)
Information Architecture
Infrastructure
Instant messenger (IM)
Instructional Designer
Instructional designer (ID)
Instructional Systems Design
Instructor Led Training (ILT)
Integration
Intellectual property
Interactive media
Interactive multimedia
Interactivity
Internet
Internet Explorer (IE)
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
Internet-based Training
Interoperability
Intranet
IP (Internet Protocol)
IP multicast
ISD
ISDN (integrated digital services network)
ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
ISP (Internet service provider)
IT (information technology)
IT training
ITFS (Instructional Television Fixed Service)
Java
Java Applet
JavaScript
JDBC (Java Database Connectivity)
Job Aid
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
Just In Time
KB (kilobyte)
Kbps (Kilobits per second)
Kirkpatrick Donald
KMS (knowledge management system)
Knowledge asset
Knowledge base
Knowledge Management
LAN (local area network)
LCMS (learning content management system)
Learning
Learning environment
Learning Management System (LMS)
Learning object
Learning Objective
Learning platforms
Learning portal
Learning Service Provider (LSP)
Learning solution
Learning space
Learning Style
Lesson
Link
Listserv
Localization
Log in/Log on
Log off
Low-bandwidth
LRN
LSP (learning service provider)
Lurking
Markup
Mastery Learning
MB (megabyte)
Mbps (megabits per second)
Mentoring
Meta Data
Metadata
Metatag
Microwave
Mixed-media
M-learning (mobile learning)
Model
Modeling
Modem
Modular
MOO (MUD, object oriented)
MP3
MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group)
MUD (multi-user dimension or multi-user domain)
Multicasting
Multimedia
Narrowband
Navigation
Negative Reinforcement
Nesting
Net
Netiquette
Netscape Navigator
Network
Newsgroup
Object-oriented programming
ODBC (Open Database Connectivity)
Offline
Onground
Online
Online community
Online learning
Online training
Open source software
Operating System
Origination site
Packet
Page turner
PDA (personal digital assistant)
PDF (portable document format)
Pedagogy

 

 

Peer-to-peer network (P2P)
Performance
Performance Objective
Performance-based Instruction
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Personalization
Pilot Test
Pixel (Picture Element)
Plug-and-play
Plugfest
Plug-in
PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
Point-to-multipoint
Point-to-point
POP (Post Office Protocol)
Portal
Positive Reinforcement
Post
Power users
PPP
Practice item
Practices
Prerequisite
Prescriptive learning
Processor
Program
Programmer Ready Materials (PRM)
Projection system
Protocol
Prototype
Pull technology
Push technology
RAM (random-access memory)
Raster graphic
Real-time
Real-time communication
Receive site
Repurpose
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Resolution
Reusable
Reusable Learning Object (RLO)
RFID (radio frequency identification)
Rich content
RIO (reusable information object)
RLO (reusable learning object)
ROI (return on investment)
Role play
Satellite TV
Scalability
Scanner
Schema
SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model)
Screen reader
Screenshot
Script
Scripting language
Scroll
Seamless technology
Search Engine
Section
Section 508
Self-assessment
Self-paced instruction
Self-paced learning
Serial bus
Serial port
Server
Simulation
Skill gap analysis
Skills inventory
SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol)
Slow scan converter
SME (subject matter expert)
Soft Skills
Software
Source code
Spam
Specification
SQL
Stakeholder
Standard
Storyboard
Streaming
Streaming media
Studying
Style sheets
Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Subordinate Objective
Summative Evaluation
Synchronous learning
Synergy
System requirements
T-1 (DS-1)
T-3 (DS-3)
Target Population
Task Analysis
TCP/IP
Teaching
 

Technology-based Learning (TBL)
Technology-based Training (TBT)
Telecommunication
Telecommuting
Teleconferencing
Telnet
Template
Terminal Objective
Text
The Semantic Web
Thin client
Thread
Touch screen
Training
Training management system
Transparent technology
Transponder
Trojan horse
Tutorial
Unicasting
Uplink
Upload
URI (uniform resource identifier)
URL (uniform resource locator)
Usability
User Interface
Value-added services
Vector graphic
Vertical Slice
Video
Video Conferencing
Virtual
Virtual classroom
Virtual community
Virtual College
Virus
Virus detection program
VoD (video on demand)
VoIP (voice over IP)
Vortal
VPN (virtual private network)
W3C
WAN (wide-area network)
WAP (wireless application protocol)
WBT (Web-based training)
Web conference
Web page
Web site
Webcast
Webinar
Weblog / Blog
Webpage
Website
Whiteboard
Wi-fi (wireless fidelity)
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Wizard
WML (Wireless Markup Language)
Workstation
WORM (write once, read many)
WWW (World Wide Web)
WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get)
XML (Extensible Markup Language)
XSL (eXtensible Style Language)
Zip disk/drive
Zip file
 

 

 

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