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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H

slightly edited copy of http://xkcd.com/358/

HIG

by Alan Trick - Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 9:42 PM
 
Human Interface Guidelines

See the wikipedia article.

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host

by Desi Paneva - Tuesday, February 1, 2005, 9:10 PM
 

Any computer on a network that offers services or connectivity to other computers on the network. A host has an IP address associated with it.


Martin Dougiamas

hosting provider

by Martin Dougiamas - Wednesday, October 1, 2003, 2:22 PM
 
A business that will host your web site for a monthly fee. You provide a domain name that you own, and after they've set it up for you, you can copy your files to their server and set up your site.

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HTH

by Chris Lamb - Tuesday, June 26, 2007, 6:55 PM
 

Abbreviation for Hope That Helps (or Hope This Helps).

Originally from Usenet, but now appearing in emails and forums, it's sometimes put at the end of a reply which suggests a possible solution to a problem.


Martin Dougiamas

HTML

by Martin Dougiamas - Friday, October 17, 2003, 10:20 AM
 
HyperText Markup Language - a language used to create web pages.