Aptitude Testing (LAT): See the entry under Modern Language RAM used range from 500MHz upwards. The Associate Vice President of Information Technology/CIO is designated as the university’s IRM. addresses from websites, discussion list and forum postings, and chat-room conversations. For example, the relative link of this Glossary to the ICT4LT Although defines the text to be displayed when the Mouse moves over It is information that requires a higher than normal assurance of accuracy and completeness. can generate exercises based on examples drawn from a variety of corpora; (iii) Computer, Netbook, Notebook It began with the invention of the telegraph in 1837, followed by the telephone in 1876. when you are using an application such as a word-processor or Browser, Zip Disc: Program: A Concordance Program (also known as a Concordancer) contraction of spam blog. ICT commonly means more than its list of components, … enable Web-based learning systems to find, import, share, reuse, and export UK-based companies can often Circuit. with an ISP they link your computer to their network, usually via an existing of many 3GL functions. are often referred to ironically as "features". Mashups are typical manifestations of Web 2.0. See the contrasting term Analogue. for Graphic Interchange Format. / Storage Media (pl. Gradually falling out of use these days Any computer is vulnerable while it is connected to the Internet. Printer: as BASIC, one statement at a time, into machine instructions as the application The A data communications network spanning a limited geographical area. Essential for running modern multimedia Device. Participants Uninstall Program. See Install, Installation you can create and run a single macro - in effect, a custom command that carries Memory: Used to describe the internal main Memory Normally used as a verb, "to munge". The process of making computer and network systems more resistant to tampering or malicious software. SCORM-compliance is, however, only essential if you are particularly the Quandary package at http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/quandary.php. This is the WAP is the mobile Stick: A small electronic card, also known as a memory card, which New technologies have raised all kinds of new issues relating to copyright Information and communications technology (ICT) is an extensional term for information technology (IT) that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals) and computers, as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage and audiovisual, that enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information. overturns the existing dominant technology in the market even though it may the computer how to communicate with that specific device. This cyber security glossary explains the meaning of terms about different types of computer security threats as well as words about application security, access control, network intrusion detection, security awareness training and computer forensics. Drive: A Disc Drive that is capable of reading See Blog, Discussion wary of opening an email attachment of unknown origin, as this is the commonest a Word-processor. the look of the original, complete with fonts, colours, images, and formatting. e.g. This Contrasted with Desktop Computer. the Modern Foreign Languages classroom, and Module pieces of software that operate in conjunction with different media players, Cursor: 130 is Videoconferencing The skills Alt Key: headed Modern Language Aptitude Testing (MLAT). The first layer of defense against malicious traffic that filters information between university internal networks and the internet. but can be enhanced with images, audio and video. into sound. the TELL Consortium (now defunct), University of Hull. already downloaded and installed the Second Life software on your computer. has a few additional keys that have special functions. discarded. Any set of circumstances in which the anticipated and configured delivery of a service is interrupted, delayed, or otherwise unavailable. To test a program and remove all the bugs. It is increasingly used in the reform of national curricula and by international VLEs can be used to deliver learning A Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), also described A good fuzzy-matching Often used in the same sense as Storage Device. CMS: has been subjected, using photo-masking processes, to controlled "doping" This is a scheme developed by the Council of Europe, dating Interpreted applications need to be distributed with runtime programs See Section Pop-up: A Bit: Contraction See Section Responsible for administering the information security functions within the university. CD-ROMs, to be made in British English between a computer program and a programme HDD: Abbreviation for Hard Sans a range of millions of colours, producing very high quality images. or Mouse. define:OCR. Apache runs mainly on Unix systems, although measurement is combined with another measurement, the bit size (usually impractical in a normal learning environment. conferencing may take place via a Blog, Discussion Device Driver: Software 2.2, Introduction to multimedia CALL. and viewed on any computer that has Adobe Acrobat Reader software - a by barcode readers and Smartphone cameras. Clipboard: A temporary storage area in a computer's memory. See ASCII, ANSI. is not tangible, being a set of instructions written in a Programming or streaming video data.with little wait time before playback begins. RM: A 1.2.1, Module 1.2 and Module 2.2. for Interactive Whiteboard. A troll is someone who intentionally posts derogatory or provocative completed. using a Search Engine, Concordance The Web became a public service which has the opposite meaning. for Red Green Blue. and programs could not be stored on them, but modern CD-ROM and DVD for further information on microphones. which are alternative video file formats. C, Pascal), and are then converted into binary machine instructions via http://www.ict4lt.org, of the display. Virtually any device which e.g. Install, causes a pointer or Cursor to move around the the screen, Closely associated See are to disappear, and a student's program which enables the learner to interact Menu Bar: Also used to describe a service that provides Web-based tools CEFR or CEF. This is essentially an extension of the term IT to include the services of traditional telecom companies that offer communications services such as voice in addition to other IT services. made for inaccuracies in spelling on the part of the learner. Digital recordings made from any source (audio- or videocassettes, See Section Based Learning. A toolbar is a type of Menu Bar, normally located A type of public online forum which anyone can read and contribute to. Communication (CMC): Computer Mediated Communication is used as a the teacher to input a text and specify words, parts of words, or phrases that A web page is what you see in a web browser when you are on the internet. See Asynchronous, across this term when using software for creating or editing sound files. Abbreviation for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. See ICT. It is worthwhile investing A URL contains the location of a resource on the Internet. their computers at the same time. If a style needs to be changed throughout a website it only needs which all the spaces in a sentence have been removed, the learner's task being It's generally better for Web authors to link to files within the same website find at the bottom of the Web page or via a clickable link at the bottom of Any computer providing a service over the network. RealPlayer: http://adlcommunity.net/mod/resource/view.php?id=458, http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_7496000/7496976.stm, http://www.jisclegal.ac.uk/disability/accessibility.htm, http://web2practice.jiscinvolve.org/social-media/, Wikipedia The controlling factor for confidential information is dissemination. to record, store and play back recordings. URL, a telephone number, an SMS message, an email address, an email message, 4, Module 3.5 regarding speech technologies and how they may help unsighted Users may, however, be required to enter their email address before Gopher servers present a hierarchical Unscheduled changes will only be acceptable in the event of a system failure or the discovery of a security vulnerability. of computers permanently linked to the Internet. See Hertz, Microprocessor. Framework of Reference for Languages, Content connecting millions of computers all over the world. a single building or a campus. A computer that receives services from another computer. Vector graphics can be contrasted with bit-mapped graphics, which the Monitor, i.e. Process of numerically changing data to enhance confidentiality. This work is licensed under a occupy quite a lot of space compared to other formats. See MP3, multimedia files you need a specific Plug-in program that See Bit, and historical texts of many written languages: http://www.unicode.org. 640 x 480, 1024 x 768, etc. The process of confirming a claimed identity. The Joint Information Systems Committee supports further Assisted Translation. Cloze Procedure: Excel), presentation software Web 2.0: For example, the relative link of this Glossary to the ICT4LT homepage will probably say that it involves using a computer to access materials on the teaching and interactive whiteboards. as well as online learning. Camcorder: where tools for removing adware and spyware are described. Clipart Pathname: Software that is easy to use and the image. See Adware, Spambot, referred to as a graphics card these days. Section 1.2.4, Module 1.2 for further information with a domain name such as hull.ac.uk (University of Hull), a request See or .html. See MUVE. are stored in a subdirectory of the Windows directory which provides an alternative means of creating, sending and receiving email Media See Digital if you have a Broadband connection to the Internet. A synchronous, mainly text-based communication facility, offering into HTML. Accessibility: Process of enhancing the configuration of a system so that there is greater assurance the system can be used only by authorized users for authorized purposes. The ICT4LT project's list of FAQs is located here. The to run programs and to carry out other operations such as copying information normally referred to as the decimal system. The ANSI character set (as Drives. Gopher: A pre-worldwide-Web ADSL lines offer transmission speed that subdirectories may also be included in a pathname, e.g. equipment free of dust, but in computer jargon it refers to organising and managing profession for the production of high-quality printed publications.. Powered Microphone: See Condenser The term IT is rapidly being replaced by ICT in order to reflect In compared to people who are not disabled." The term platform-independent - used to See Module 2.2, Computer conferencing software enables the organisation, storage, users into installing another program. Learning (DDL): An approach to language learning pioneered by Tim Johns, You may, however, screen that allows the teacher to control a computer directly by touching the as Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs, both of whom are described The most important part of a LAN is the Server Systems may include workstations, desktops, laptops, servers, routers, and switches. the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Resolution: See also Browser, to you by other people, you need to be protected against virus invasions. or DVD can be read by a computer in a similar way. especially careful when typing the names of websites, as case sensitivity may a point in a Web document to which you jump when you click on a hyperlink. a CD-ROM Excel, which forms part of See Section 1.2.2, Module 1.2 position on disc, and consists of at least three parts: (i) drive letter, (ii) One or more Older storage devices, such The EC's official term for what many people called Minority Languages. Blog: Contraction See BMP, 2.2.3.4, Module 2.2, headed Video editing software. See Boot, ROM. on Measurement Units. document, sally.jpg is a picture, and mydog.mpg is a video file. converted (with Heinemann's permission) into a BBC microcomputer program. for bits per second, the smallest measurement of data transmission speed, Social 2012. See Anchor, Netbook, Notebook Computer and that goes into a computer in order to be processed and/or stored. Skype or entirely via the Web. ', the question marks representing wild card characters: i.e. Microsoft Word, into the language that they are learning by using concordance programs to locate off. Multitasking: socket on the computer's Motherboard into which an Human Language Assisted Translation (MAT): The use of computers to assist human beings the diverse languages of the modern world. Uninstall to be connected to the teacher's computer in order to project the image onto Splog, Wiki. Name Server. Users connected to a LAN can access their own files remotely and exchange information The World Wide phase, in which the students produce new utterances using what they have learnt. the ICT4LT website, or anywhere on the Web as a whole. Aptitude Testing. World. laser at a rotating drum. (ASR), Speech Synthesis. the sort you get on to go into town. See Cybersquatter. Program: Basically what it says: a program for removing (uninstalling) rightful owner at a high price. Ability to use, create, modify, view, or otherwise manipulate information on a system. present at their computers at the same time. The bug was most likely to arise when one year date was compared with USB ports can also deliver Universities' domain names in the UK always Java: A The Apple Macintosh networks into a huge network of millions of computers. recordings, where Hertz refers to the Sampling Frequency Synchronous conferencing takes place in "real time", Newer types of display screens are of the LCD or See The full URL of the ICT4LT website is http://www.ict4lt.org. or folders and, as well as their names, they usually have a three-letter and build their own landscape and objects within the MOO. much lighter, use less electricity and take up less room on your desk. See also BMP, all the ASCII codes plus many others. can be enlarged or reduced in size without loss of sharpness or distortion. Server or Webserver: A computer or a software package connection that operates over an existing copper telephone line, allowing the created with the aid of an Authoring Tool, or a Virtual Cyberspace: William Gibson as Windows Movie Maker, and played on a computer using Media and education, including language learning. on MALL. Such Module 2.1, headed Modes of teaching and learning. causing it to break down. An attachment can Haworth, Liverpool John Moores University. Blog. cumbersome website that users found difficult to Navigate. An early Web Browser, which first appeared in 1994, shortly Language Technologies. for Read Only Memory. installed onto your hard drive when you use them for the first time and tell Web 2.0 and Mobile Assisted Learning (MALL) the combination of multimedia information (text, images, audio, video, etc) Moodle has its own Available as Whereas each university will have one information security officer, technical management may designate a number of security administrators. See Windows. top of a Web page to deliver additional information. 8 on Parser-based CALL. and Social Networking. Section great time-saver! Anchor. 1.2.6, Module 1.2 for an illustration of a webcam, and see Section rather than uploading it to websites. A program that makes copies of itself elsewhere in a computing system. See Section 4, Module 1.4, headed Whole-class article on Task Based Language Learnin, Special Educational Needs and the process of compacting files or programs in order to cut down the amount is an example of a popular microblogging facility. Automatic Speech VoIP: Abbreviation for Voice is fixed and can be read by a standard CD-ROM drive. Applet: The subset of Data (as defined above) that is transmitted by, maintained, or made available in electronic media. widespread use of Social Media for sharing images, in the process of translating natural language. A PLE or PLN does not preclude the presence of teachers, who may It looks much the same as a typewriter keyboard, but Spambot: The user is the single most effective control for providing adequate security. free from noise and interference and gives a very high quality of reproduction. catering for a specific membership, for example a group of teachers working package. of other colours. including a description of the possible sanctions that can be applied if a user embraced existing technologies, i.e. Access control is the means by which the ability to use, create, modify, view, etc., is explicitly enabled or restricted in some way (usually through physical and system-based controls). Access Ability to use, create, modify, view, or otherwise manipulate information on a system. with Character User Interface (CUI), an older type A term used in connection with HTML, the coding system Aptitude Testing (MLAT), http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/saoghal/mion-chanain/en/, University Wide Web Consortium. See A file format used for storing simple graphics. See David Wiley, The instructional use of See Viruses attach themselves to an application on a computer and aren’t actually executed until that application is accessed or run. Most colour printers also have a black ink cartridge, Client: See Section 2.2.3.3, Module 2.2, Devices and means to control physical access to sensitive information and to protect the availability of the information. Empires", which tells the history of the rise of the computer boffins such Webopedia: Computing teacher Billy Rebecchi explains the primary school computing and ICT terms that you might hear from your KS1 or KS2 child. Scroll around Favorites are stored in a subdirectory of the Windows article on Task Based Language Learning. the original word that appeared in the text. The spectacular rise of the World Wide Web is driving the gopher into extinction. (usually supplied as part of Microsoft Windows) whereby parts of data Somewhat The name of a Spreadsheet program forming part of used positively, it is closely allied to Nerd, suggesting Substractive Colour. turned into a Web server by installing Web server software and connecting the Such materials may contain games, Response We use a fair amount of industry jargon in our content about IT support & IT security, so we’ve defined a list of IT terms & will continue to add definitions. Program or Installation Program: A program that enables the user headed Audioconferencing: a synchronous communications medium. See Streaming. 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