Glossary of common terms
This glossary defines a number of words you will see used often in discussions about Moodle - you'll find them highlighted throughout this course.
If you wish to import this glossary to your Moodle site, you can this file of exported entries: glossary_of_common_terms_20101214.xml.
Please feel free to add new words here!
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Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) is a specification developed by IMS Global Learning Consortium. It establishes a standard way of integrating rich learning applications, called tools (delivered by tool providers) with platforms such as learning management systems, called tool consumers.
Moodle can be a tool consumer or a tool provider. See the documentation LTI and Moodle for further details.
Short for Original Poster, in other words the person starting the discussion.
An acronym for PHP Extension and Application Repository. PEAR is a framework and distribution system for reusable PHP components.
For more information see http://pear.php.net/.
C is a medium-level programming language invented by Dennis Ritchie around 1973 at Bell Laboratories. Created to be the implementation language for the UNIX operating system, C went on to become one of the most widely-used programming languages worldwide in the 1980's, having been gradually supplanted for applications development both by its offspring C++ and Java and by scripting languages such as Perl, Python and PHP, the latter being the language that Moodle itself is written in.
Reusable eLearning Object Authoring & Delivery
UTT is a forum term and is an abbreviation of Undescriptive Thread Title.
Examples of this could be "hey guys" or "funny pic".
Cron is an Automatic sytem in moodle that sends out messages to the system through.
For more information on Cron check the moodle docs page and your help section in moodle.