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  • Abbreviations

    The educational technology field relies upon many abbreviations (e.g., acronyms, initialisms) in both technical literature and common language that may be difficult for novices to decipher. This page provides a simple key for interpreting many common abbreviations that community members are likely to encounter.
    Abbreviation Meaning(s) Acronymic Pronunciation
    AI Artificial Intelligence  
    AR Augmented Reality  
    CC Creative Commons  
    CT Computational Thinking  
    CMS Content Management System  
    DBL Decision-based Learning  
    DBR Design-based Research OR Design Research  
    FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (U.S.) FEHR-puh
    FOSS Free and Open-Source Software FOHS
    HEI Higher Education Institution  
    ID Instructional Design  
    ISD Instructional Systems Design  
    IHE Institution of Higher Education  
    IT Instructional Technology or Information Technology  
    LMS Learning Management System  
    LD Learning Design  
    LX Learner Experience  
    LXD Learner Experience Design  
    ML Machine Learning  
    MOOC Massive Open Online Course MOOHK
    NLS New Literacy Studies  
    NPS Networked Participatory Scholarship  
    OER Open Educational Resource  
    OEP Open Educational Practice  
    OPM Online Program Management  
    PBL Project-based Learning OR Problem-based Learning OR Practice-Based Learning  
    PCK Pedagogical Content Knowledge  
    PICRAT Passive, Interactive, Creative, Replacement, Amplification, Transformation PICK-rat
    PLE Personal Learning Environment  
    PLN Professional Learning Network  
    PM Project Management  
    RAT Replacement, Amplification, Transformation RAT
    SAMR Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition SAM-ehr
    SME Subject Matter Expert SMEE
    SNS Social Networking Site  
    SWAYAM Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds SWAI-yahm
    TAM Technology Acceptance Model TAM
    TPACK Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge TEE-pack
    UDL Universal Design for Learning  
    UX User Experience  
    UXD User Experience Design  
    VR Virtual Reality  
    Monalisa Dash

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