PowerPoint

An application for creating slide-based presentations, part of Microsoft’s Office and 365 software suites.

M-Learning

(Mobile-learning): Any kind of learning that takes place via a portable, hand-held electronic device. This could be using smartphones, tablet computers, netbooks, MP3 players and digital readers. E.g. using QR codes, listening to a podcast and an audiotour.

Livestream

To transmit live video or audio of an event over the internet,radio or television.

Libre Office

A free Open Source alternative to software packages such as Microsoft Office, containing applications focused on word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and other common features of office-based software suites.

Learning ManagementSystem (LMS)

Software used to organise and distribute e-learning materials, assignments, and assessments and to facilitate discussions amongst learners and facilitators. E.g. LearnDash, Canvas, Seesaw, Oak Academy.

Keynote

An application for creating slide-based presentations, developed by Apple.

Hybrid Learning

The teaching of both remote and in-person students at the same time using digital tools.

Hardware

Any equipment or accessories required to create and manage digital content from monitors to cameras.

Excel

A spreadsheet application, part of Microsoft’s Office and 365 software suites.

E-learning

(Electronic-learning): An umbrella term that describes any educational activity using electronic devices and digital media.

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