- e-Learning applications and processes are constantly changing and evolving, and
- the e-Learning community has members all over the world.
These two facts make communication and common understanding of e-Learning issues hard to follow. It is important that e-Learning professionals, researchers, experts, and learners have a common basis in order to communicate effectively. In other words, they need to “speak the same language”. Therefore, I have created the following list of e-learning glossaries.
Leaning Circuits – ASTD
Everyone has something to say about e-learning, but are we communicating in the same language? In the glossary you will find a collection of terms and their definitions to help you “speak” e-learning. This glossary is updated periodically and reviewed by a panel of e-learning experts.
Common e-learning terms used in online education including accreditation, virtual classroom, community, university, college, etc.
Ecampus glossary provides definitions of e-Learning.
E-Learning Glossary – Imperial College London
When participating with WSU, College of Engineering’s Barrier-Free eLearning program, you may be introduced to new terms and concepts. WSU have provided the glossary to assist new users joining their eLearning community.
Glossary of Online Learning Terms
Connie Malamed has created a glossary of online learning terms at her blog the eLearningcoach!
ISITE Design’s e-Learning Glossary
The glossary is actually a wiki created by the eLearning Network’s members.
Ontario’s Ministry of Education e-Learning Glossary
e-Learning glossary and Important Instructional Design Terminology
Big Dog and Little Dog’s Performance Juxtaposition
Definitions for learning and e-Learning concepts and theories.