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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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.
Moodle Docs is the Moodle Documentation wiki, where the Moodle community documents Moodle. There are separate wikis for each version of Moodle.