Asynchronous - Anytime/Anywhere
ALN - Asynchronous Learning Network (Anytime/Anywhere Learning Network) is a method of instructional delivery by which the students have the flexibility of learning at anytime from anywhere over the Internet.
Banner - A computer software application that integrates student, financial, human resources, financial aid, and alumni data.
Blended - See Hybrid
Course Map - Homepage for an SLN course
Distance Education - Instructor and student are in different locations
FTF - Face-to-Face usually used in reference to the method of traditional classroom instruction
Homepage - Starting point for a website
http - Hypertext transfer protocol - part of the web address that indicates the format of a resource
Hybrid - Blend of face-to-face instruction with online learning activities. In a hybrid course, a significant part of the learning is online and seat time is reduced.
Internet - Network of interconnected computers around the world
Internet Service Provider (ISP) - Corporation/Institution that provides access to the Internet (ex: AOL, Frontier, Time Warner, Juno, etc.)
Module - A unit of study
Netiquette - protocol for Internet behavior
Online - On the Internet
Search Engine - A tool that searches the web for specific resources
SLN - SUNY Learning Network
URL - Universal Resource Locator - the location (address) of a web page
Web Browser - Software to navigate the Internet (Ex: Microsoft Internet Explorer/Netscape Navigator)
Web Enhanced - Traditional face-to-face courses that are augmented with online activities
Web Page - A single screen of information
Website - A collection of related web pages
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