posted by roek on .
1. Have you used information technology in your educational program before? Was there any terminology related to use of technology that you found difficult to understand? While taking this course, were there any terms related to the online medium that you did not understand or misunderstood? How did you solve your problem?
2. Some technical terms pass into common usage as knowledge about a field spreads. Think of three such terms that have passed into common usage recently.
1. Only YOU can answer this. See all the instances of "you" in this question?
2. My example below isn't a technical term, but it'll give you the idea so you can think of some technical terms within the field you're studying:
"impact" = definitions 1 and 2 are the original meanings; definitions 3 and 4 are some uses added recently.
IMO, people have become too lazy to use "impact" for when one thing strikes another and "effect" for when one thing influences the outcome of a situation, etc. You can see the word's history in the first entry here:
You can use those two sites to help you with other words/terms you decide to investigate:
Some technical terms pass into common usage as knowledge about a field spreads. Think of three such terms that have passed into common usage recently