Glossary of Terms

We understand that computer and technology terminology can be confusing. This glossary aims to make it easier to understand. If you can’t find the term you’re looking for, why not get in touch and we will add it to the list.

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Active Book

The ActiveBook is a CD-ROM, containing a digital version of the Student Book for use in the classroom, plus interactive activities, revision exercises and more.

 

App

Or Application is a piece of software that can run on the Internet, a PC or a mobile device.

 

B

 

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D

 

Digital Courseware

Provides synchronised digital instructional materials for every lesson.

 

Digital Path

Provides synchronised digital instructional materials for every lesson.

 

E

 

eBook

An electronic book that provides an alternative to standard print editions, varying in levels of interactivity and enhancements.

 

eText

See eBook

 

Examview

CD-ROM based test bank that provides worksheets and test for course objectives and standardised test.

 

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I

 

Interactive Whiteboard

Large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector.

 

IWB

See Interactive Whiteboard

 

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K

 

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L

 

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M

 

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O

 

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P

 

PSN

See SuccessNet

 

PSN+

See SuccessNetPlus

 

Q

 

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R

 

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S

 

SuccessNet

Portal that provides all of the online resources in one centralised place.

 

SuccessNet Plus

Portal that provides all of the online resources in one centralised place.

 

Success Tracker

Powerful tool that allows you to monitor your students’ progress and understanding through formative and summative assessments.

 

T

 

Tablet

A handheld/mobile computer with a touchscreen interface.

 

TAP

See Teacher Access Pack

 

Teacher Access Pack

Provides online access to online Teacher Edition and teacher resources.

 

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