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Digital File Management in the Classroom
Glossary


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Bookmark:
a shortcut to a previously viewed Web site. You can create and access bookmarks though a Web browser, such as Internet Explorer, where they are called "Favorites."

Cable:
high-speed Internet access delivered through television cable lines.

DSL:
high-speed Internet access delivered through the telephone line.


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K-O

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display):
a display used in digital watches and many portable computers.

Learning station:
a separate workstation, such as computers and library research, where student teams work on computer-related assignments.

Network:
a group of computers in a small area that can communicate directly with other devices in the network, such as the server.

Peer swat team:
a group of computer savvy students dedicated to troubleshooting computer problems.

Plug-in:
a software program that allows users to play multimedia over the Internet.

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P-T

Server:
a hard drive on a different computer that is used to store files and folders. The server is accessible by any computer in the classroom or lab.

T1 or T3 line:
a fiber optic telecommunications connection devoted to high-speed Internet access.


U-Z

Web browser:

a software application that allows you to view the World Wide Web. The most common Web browsers are Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.

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