Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Technology Vocab

Definitions of various technological terms

Assistive technology umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them; promotes greater independence
Email a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients. Modern email operates across the Internet or other computer networks.
Simulation the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time.
Bulletin Board a surface intended for the posting of public messages, for example, to advertise items wanted or for sale, announce events, or provide information.
Hypermedia used as a logical extension of the term hypertext in which graphics, audio, video, plain text and hyperlinks intertwine to create a generally non-linear medium of information.
Software any set of machine-readable instructions that directs a computer's processor to perform specific operations. The term is used to contrast with computer hardware, the physical objects (processor and related devices) that carry out the instructions.
Chat Room used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing;
Internet global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to serve several billion users worldwide
URL A uniform resource locator;also known as web address, is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource.
Distance Education a mode of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional setting such as a classroom
Problem Based Learning a student-centered pedagogy in which students learn about a subject through the experience of problem solving. Students learn both thinking strategies and domain knowledge.
Websites a set of related web pages served from a single web domain. A website is hosted on at least one web server, accessible via a network such as the Internet or a private local area network through an Internet address known as a Uniform resource locator.
Pixel a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in a display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.
Icon a pictogram displayed on a computer screen in order to help user navigate a computer system or mobile device in a similar way traffic signs are used to help a driver navigate traffic
Spreadsheet Program an interactive computer application program for organization and analysis of data in tabular form
Computer Literacy defined as the knowledge and ability to utilize computers and related technology efficiently, with a range of skills covering levels from elementary use to programming and advanced problem solving
Instructional Technology the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning
Tutorial a method of transferring knowledge and may be used as a part of a learning process. More interactive and specific than a book or a lecture; a tutorial seeks to teach by example and supply the information to complete a certain task
Database Program computer application used for storing debugging information about a program (or, commonly, program modules such as a DLL or EXE).
RAM a form of computer data storage. A random-access device allows stored data to be accessed directly in any random order
Plotters a vector graphics printing device to print graphical plots.
Port a physical interface between a computer and other computers or devices; a virtual data connection between computer programs possibly through a computer network
Expansion Slot a printed circuit board that can be inserted into an electrical connector, or expansion slot on a computer motherboard, backplane or riser card to add functionality to a computer system via the expansion bus.
CD ROM a pre-pressed compact disc which contains data. The name is an acronym which stands for "Compact Disc Read-Only Memory"
Video Port a location on a computer to attach a cable that allows transfer of video from the computer to another device
Processor also referred to as a central processor unit,[1] is the hardware within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system
Created by: 27312802