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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by W Page - Thursday, October 28, 2010, 7:18 PM

MOO - LambdaMOO Server
LambdaMOO is a network-accessible, multi-user, programmable, interactive system well-suited to the construction of text-based adventure games, conferencing systems, and other collaborative software.



by Mokhtar Beldjehem - Friday, September 25, 2009, 3:16 PM
LAMP, a free open source software solution stack, Linux (as OS), Appache(as a web server), MySQL (as a DBMS server), either PHP, Perl or Python (as a Scripting Language).



by Jon Witts - Thursday, June 18, 2009, 6:24 PM

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol -

is an application protocol for modifying directory services. It is commonly used for user and computer directories for domains.


by Jurgis Pralgauskis - Friday, November 26, 2004, 9:47 PM
The Lesson module in Moodle allows a series of pages to be entered. Each page can have a question at the end, and depending on the answers a student gives can lead them to any other page. (discussion)


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.