From: Sarah's words. Technology terms for review

Please add any suggestion for new terms and/or sources of terms in this section at the top here. See sections 3 and 4 for current terms and section 5 for current list of sources.

1. New Terms



2. New Sources


Check education terms from SIF http://specification.sifinfo.org/Implementation/2.3/ExternalCodeSets.html#ExternalCodeSets

3. A selection of terms and definitions

from http://elearning.on-topic.net/
A very useful set. This is a selection. Definitions are provided for all on the site itself and some only are shown here -- SH

Accessibility
A characteristic of technology that enables people with disabilities to use it. For example, accessible Websites can be navigated by people with visual, hearing, motor, or cognitive impairments. Accessible design also benefits people with older or slower software and hardware.

Advanced distributed learning (ADL)
Initiative by the U.S. Department of Defense to achieve interoperability across computer and Internet-based learning courseware through the development of a common technical framework, which contains content in the form of reusable learning objects. See also SCORM and the ADL Website.

Asynchronous learning
Learning in which interaction between instructors and students occurs intermittently with a time delay. Examples are self-paced courses taken via the Internet or CD-ROM, Q&A mentoring, online discussion groups, and email.

Avatar
In online environments, a virtual digital image representing a person. In e-learning avatars usually represent the learners. The term comes from a Sanskrit word meaning an incarnation in human form.
BBS (Bulletin Board System)

Bookmark

Bluetooth

Broadband

Browser

C-learning

Chat

Content Management System

Courseware

Integrated Learning system

Interactive media

Java

Java applet

Javascript

JDBC

KMS Knowledge Management System

Knowledge asset

Knowledge base

Learning Portal

Learning space

Listserv

Metatag

MOO

MUD

Multicasting

Netiquette

Network

Newsgroup

Online learning

Online training

Open source software

PDA

PDF

Peer to peer network (P2P )

Portal

Prescriptive learning

process in which only coursework that matches a learner's identified skill and knowledge gaps is offered to him or her, with the goal of making the learningexperience more meaningful, efficient, and cost-effective.

Real time communication

RFID (radio Frequency Identification)

A wireless information-transmission technology set to take the place of bar codes. A tag is placed on the object and then read by an antenna and transceiver. The object does not need to be in the same line of sight as the transceiver, as products with bar codes do, and the transceiver can function over greater distances than bar code readers.

RIO (reusable Information Object)

RLO (reusable Learning Object)

Role play

Scalability

Schema

SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model)

Self-assessment

Self-paced Learning

The Semantic Web

Simulations

SME (subject Matter Expert)

Spam

Storyboard

Streaming Media (streaming Audio Or Video)

Style Sheets

Synchronous Learning

TBT (technology-based Training)

Telecommuting

Teleconferencing

Thread

Training Management System

Transparent Technology

Unicasting

URI (uniform Resource Identifier)

URL (uniform Resource Locator)

Usability

Value-added Services

Videoconferencing

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Community

Virus

VoD (video On Demand)

VoIP (voice Over IP)

Vortal

VPN (virtual Private Network)

XML (Extensible Markup Language)

XSL (eXtensible Stylesheet Language Or EXtensible Style Language)

4. This list of terms compiled from range of sources – emphasis on Web 2.0 terms

(Rough first trawl; mix of proprietary and generic names; some would be “descriptors”, some “identifiers”; mix of pretty technical and general and current jargon; some are synonyms)

aggregator
ajax
asynchronous
atom
augmented reality
authoring software / authorware
automated indexing
avatar
blogosphere
blogroll
blogs, blogging
bluetooth
cgi
chat
clientside
collaborative tools / collaboration technology
collective intelligence
communities of practice
connected communities
content harvesting
content management systems
content remixing
context-sensitive help
convergence
cookie
courseware
creative commons
cybermall
cyberspace
database
delicious
digg
digital divide
discussion lists
distributed learning environments
distributed search
dmoz
ecommerce
e-infrastructure
e-learning / elearning / e learning / (e)learning
eportfolio / e-portfolio / e portfolio
epublishing
erhetoric
extranet
federated search
file sharing
flame
flickr
flock
folkmind
folksonomies
forums
gaming
glocalisation
ict
interoperability
intranet
jabber
ldap
Learning Activity Management System / LAMS
learning content management system
learning objects
learning platforms
learning portal
learning solution
learning space
lifehacks
link
listserv
mashup
meme
messaging
metasearch
microformats
mixed reality
mobile learning
moblogging
netsquared
newsgroup
newsreader
online communities
online learning
online training
opensource
opml
pda
peer-to-peer network
permalink
ple
podcast
portals
portlet
programmable web
push technology
rdf
read/write web
real time
repository
rss
ruby on rails
sandpits
schema
secondlife
semantic web
skype
sms
social bookmarking
social metadata
social networking
social software
social tagging
social web
spam
spider
spyware
style sheets
synchronous learning
syndication
tag clouds
techsoup
texting
torrent sites
trackback
user tagging
virtual community
virtual learning environment / virtual classroom
voip
vortal
vpn
wan
wap
w3c
web 2.0
web applet
web-as-platform
web conference
webcast
webinar
weblog
wikis
xml
zvents

5.

Useful sources for ICT in education terms -- SH

http://www.wikipedia.com

http://www.del.icio.us.com

http://www.socialsignal.com/blog/alexandra-samuel/web-2-0-glossary

http://javascript.weblogsinc.com/2006/04/11/web-2-0-glossary/

http://www.thefutureoftheweb.com/blog/2006/2/buzzword-hellfire (cute game – blow up the buzzwords!)

http://www.blogthatweb.com/web-20-glossary/

http://www.remerged.com/remerged/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=28&Itemid=53

http://www.cwru.edu/help/webglossary.html

http://www.w3schools.com/site/site_glossary.asp

http://www.trinity.edu/rjensen/245glosf.htm#Pointer

http://www.learningcircuits.org/glossary.html

http://www.sesdl.scotcit.ac.uk/

http://coe.sdsu.edu/eet/Admin/TOC/index.htm

http://ferl.becta.org.uk/display.cfm?page=65

http://www.ncte.ie/AbouttheNCTE/ConditionsofUse/SiteMap

http://www.oti.globalwatchonline.com/online_pdfs/36688MR.pdf