Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 12:26 AMSite: National University Sanford College of Education - Moodle Site
Course: National University Sanford College of Education - Moodle Site (nusoe)
Glossary: Moodle Terms
Activities in Moodle are educational things to do. They include, for example: discussing a topic in a forum, writing a journal entry, submitting an assignment, or completing a quiz.
Short name for Apache HTTP Server Project. This is the web server environment that Moodle was developed in, a freely downloadable Open Source product from Apache Software Foundation.
Gossip: The original name for Apache Server was "A patchy server", but cooler heads prevailed and named it Apache - didn't matter, it worked so well it celebrated its 15th birthday February 2010 and has been the Web's most popular server environment since April of 1996.
Applets are small programs written in Java and embedded within web pages. Most recent browsers can run these small programs if you have Java installed on your computer.
autonomous system (AS)
Probably the largest commercial competitor to Moodle, Blackboard recently purchased WebCT (10/21/05). Unlike Moodle, Blackboard is basically a commercial, closed source VLE.