|Explain the term NETIQUETTE||Short for 'internet etiquette' or 'network etiquette'. It is a set of conventions covering the use of networks used to interact with other people. The conventions are designed to prevent people causing offence to others.|
|What is a WEB LOG?||Frequently updated journals with diary-like entries that allow people to express thoughts, feelings and detail their daily activities. Typically a blog includes text, photos and sometimes video.|
|Define the term 'ONLINE COMMUNITIES'||A virtual community which exists only online. It may be open to anyone (e.g. a bulletin board) or restricted by interest (e.g. various scientifi c communities).|
|What is a NETWORK OF FRIENDS?||A group of people who keep in up-to-date contact with each other.|
|What is a WEBLOG (BLOG)?||Frequently updated online journals with diary-like entries which allow people to express their thoughts and feelings and give details of their daily activities. Typically, a blog includes text, photos and sometimes video.|
|What are MICROBLOGGING SITES? Give an example.||
These are sites which allows users to create and exchange really short text entries. A popular example of this type of site is Twitter™.
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|What are WIKI's?||
Websites that provide information that visitors to the site can extend and edit. They allow users to share information and are useful for research.
The best-known example of a wiki is Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia which can be updated by contributors.
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|What are CHATROOMS?||Online communication within communities is sometimes referred to as chat . Some of the large interactive communities where people take part in the same conversation or type of chat at the same time are known as chatrooms .|
|What are PODCASTS?||
Podcasts are a series of audio or video files that can be downloaded from the internet.
If video is published in episodes like a blog, then this process is known as a vlog (videoblogging). YouTube is an example of a video-sharing website where individuals canshare vlogs.
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|What does VLE stand for?||Virtual learning Environments|
|What is the purpose of a VLE?||
A school community may make use of a virtual learning environment (VLE) to distribute resources, support learning and assess progress online. A VLE is an education system based on web facilities. The system is a virtual world which mirrors the real world of education – it contains learning materials, tests, projects, lectures/lessons and allows interaction between teachers and learners. The system also records and tracks
learners’ progress and performs other class management functions.
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|Name an example of a popular SOCIAL NETWORKING website||Facebook, Twitter™, LinkedIn, Google+ and MySpace (or something similar)|