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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WYSIWYG is an acronym for "What You See Is What You Get".
Acceptable Use Policy
This is an acronym that used most commonly in UK schools. It is a policy document that sets out the school's or institution's terms for acceptable use of IT facilities and the Internet.
From Apache Friends the Xampp-lite Moodle installation package is a one stop installer for Apache, PHP, MySQL and Moodle. Originally developed for its simplicity of installation, Xampp-lite was designed, essentially, for stand alone computers using Windows, so that courses could be developed offline. It is generally agreed that it is not a suitable environment for a production site.
MOO - LambdaMOO Server
Accessible to all.
An application is said to be accessible if all type of users including disabled are able to use it.
The term used to describe moving a Moodle site from one server to another.
Proof Of Concept - a prototype created to show that an idea is technically fesible. While the prototype probably isn't suitable for real-world use, it provides a starting point for discussion and design of a real solution.
An acronym for Automated Manipulation of Strings, Moodle's translation tool located at lang.moodle.org.