Here is a collection of the key terms regularly used in Moodle. Best to learn them now. It will assist your future learning a use of Moodle. One can't learn the concepts without first understanding the words.
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Benevolent Dictator For Life.
Often the founder and lead developer for open-source software projects. This individual often must make critical decisions in the design of an ongoing project in order to maintain consistency and resolve disputes.
Guido van Rossum, the project leader of Python, is an individual who is often given this label.
Probably the largest commercial competitor to Moodle, Blackboard recently purchased WebCT (10/21/05). Unlike Moodle, Blackboard is basically a commercial, closed source VLE.
A type of website usually maintained by an individual (Blogger) with regular entries of commentary, description of events or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.
In one line - It is a sort of online diary.
Breadcrumbs are what Hansel and Gretel used the famous fairy tale to remember the way back to where they came from.
Moodle DOES NOT use breadcrumbs, as this is what your browser is for and why it has a back button/menu.
Moodle has a navigation bar in the header (and optionally footer) that shows the location of the current page within the site structure.