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TED 120 Final

Vocab for TED 120

bandwidth the carrying capacity of electronic transmission send and receiving information
blog a site where you write substance in a reverse chronological order. new substance shows up at the top, so visitors can read what is new.
bluetooth Unifies different types of technologies like PDAs, mobile phones,
BMP (bit map) oldest format for saving images on a computer. Good for saving back grounds or wallpaper. Usually 16-32 BMP's.
Bookmarks a collection or URL's that have been saved by using the bookmark function of the browser allowing user to quickly find url without having to re-type it's address
booting up the process of powering on a computer which it reads the instructions stored on ROM to tell it how to start up
browser a web browser if a software application that enables a user to display and interact iwht HTML documents that are hosted on webservers. (Mozilla Firefox, IE, Safari)
byte eight bits (on-off pulses) of data roughly equal to one numerical or alphabetical character of info.
Clip-Art a term that is carried over from thedays of manual page layout, now refers to collections of prepared artwork that can be inserted into electronic documents
CSS Cascading Style Sheets allow you to control the layout and look of your web page easily. Easy to use and affect the look while adding style to your web documents
DTP Software Desktop building software that can not only preform typical word-processing tasks, but also make extensive and precise adjustments to page displays such as an attractive arrangement of graphics and text on a page.
DOS Disk operating system
DPI Dots per square inch, measure of resolution in printers and some other output devices
drill and practice software software that uses a behaviorist format that offers rewards following successful completion of routine exercises
ERIC Educational Resource Information Center
Flash stick computer hardware device that stores date. AKA memory sticks
GIF Graphic Interchange Format - graphics format that is used primarily for animated art, colored images, clip art, line art, and gray-scale images.
gigabyte approximately one billion bytes of data or characters of data
hard copy the printed version of material generated by a computer. it is the most common output of a computer other than what appears on the monitor screen
Home Page on a website, the page that orients the visitor to the site and provides a connectionto additional information pages.
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language - the formatting language that is used to determine how the information on webpages will look
Hpyerlink a graphic or segment of text on a web page that contains instructions to link another web page to a different site
Icon a small graphic image that represents one of the Guided User Interface's (GUI) options
Instructional Action Plan IAP - a template in which the teacher is prompted to list lesson requirements and to detail what he or she will need for successful implementation
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group - the agreed upon standard for high-resolution images.
Kilobyte approximately 1000 characters or 1000 bytes of data
LCD Liquid Crystal Display - a display made of two sheets of a flexible polarizing material with a layer of liquid crystal solution between the two.
Link a connection to another point on the web - either on same document, on a different page, or on a different site altogether.
megabyte one million bytes of 1,000,000 characters of data
mega pixel 1,000,000+ pixels, the more pixels the higher the resolution.
Memory a series of RAM chips that provides temporary, volatile electronic storage that is used by the CPU to store short-term data.
MIDI Musical Instrument Data Interface - industry standard protocol that enable electronic musical instruments, computers, cellphones, to communicate with each other. Phone ring tones and video games
MOV one of the most popular digital video formats, known as QuickTime and the file is a abbreviated MOV for movie.
MP3 Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 - an audio compression technology that provides high-quality sound in 1/12 the space that the same soundwave would take in previous audio files.
MP4 MPEG-4 is a multimedia converter format standard that is most commonly used to store digital audio and digital video streams; often referred to as MP4
OSS Open Source Software - computer software for which the source code is made available under a copyright license for the public domain.
PDF Files Portable Document Files - are files that have been saved in Adobe Acrobat format so that the publication appears exactly as it would look on the print page.
PNG Portable Network Graphics - extensible file for the lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of images. May replace common uses of TIFF and patent free replacement for GIF.
Pixel the smallest unit of information in an image. Each pixel represents a portion of the image in a specific color. The term pixel stands for picture element.
Podcasting web feed of audio or video files placed on the internet for anyone to subscribe to.
PSD Photoshop document
RAM Random Access Memory - series of chips that make up a computers temporary memory area.
ROM read only memory - initial instructions for computer to use when starting up stored on tiny silicon chips
RSS real simple syndication - allows web users to subscribe to that have provided provided RSS feeds.
streaming audio an audio technology for the web that send continuous stream or flow to allow the user to listen to the audio as it is received by the browser
streaming video compresses and play back digital video that is sent in a continuous stream allowing user to view the video as it is being downloaded over the internet.
SWF shockwave flash file. small enough for publication on the web.
Terabyte measurement term for data storage capacity. The value of terabyte is one trillion bytes or 1000 gigabytes
TIFF Tagged Image File Format, used for high quality publications because there is no color bleed. High file size, but a great format for a hard copy print
URL Uniform Resource Locator - the address for a web page on the internet.
Vlog video blog
WAV Digital version of analog video. WAV files maintain the quality of the original sound but the file size is often very large
web hosting a service by which the user can upload the pages of a web site to the web host server and makes it available on the web.
web page a document written in HTML that display information for use on the web and may contain a series of hyperlink to other resources on the web
WIKI piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit web page content using any web browser.
WWW world wide web, part of the internet that uses a GUI and hyperlink texts between different addresses to allow easier navigation from one site of interest to another
wireless network network in which info is transmitted via infrared, radio wave, or microwave technology rather than through wires.
web side collection of related web pages
XML Extensible Markup Language - a recommended gerenal-purpose markup language for creating special-purpose markup language, capable of describing many different kinds of data
Zipdrive computer hardware device that stores data. Zip disk drives is somewhat like a floppy disk, only the size of disks inserted into the devise are different and the storage capacity of a zip is much larger.
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