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 download this file of exported entries: glossary_of_common_terms_20101214.xml.

Please feel free to add new words here!

Browse the glossary using this index

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Ajax

by Helen Foster - Saturday, January 7, 2006, 6:27 AM
 
An abbreviation for "Asynchronous JavaScript and XML" - technologies for creating interactive web applications.

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GDPR

by Helen Foster - Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 3:31 PM
 

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.


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Git

by Helen Foster - Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 6:50 PM
 

Git is a revision control and source code management system used to manage Moodle's code repository.

You can also download Moodle using Git.


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LTI

by Helen Foster - Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 1:08 PM
 

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.


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OP

by Helen Foster - Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:01 PM
 
Short for Original Poster, in other words the person starting the discussion.

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PEAR

by Helen Foster - Thursday, June 30, 2005, 1:44 PM
 

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/.