Blog – a web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.
Blogroll – a collection of favourites or bookmarks identified by the blogger
Bundle – refers to a group of bookmarks on Delicious which are grouped under a common topic, defined by the user
Categories– organisational terms by which a blog can operate – enables easy searching of terms on which the blog is based, to collect together like-posts
Cloud vs List (in Delicious) –a cloud displays tags based on their frequency of use – the larger the size the more frequently a term has been used. A list is just that, and includes a number indicating the number of bookmarks associated with that tag.
Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share. This allows the Web 2.0 creator the ability to use images, videos etc. from others (with appropriate acknowledgement.) Source: wikipedia
Delicious – tool which allows you to collect, share and access your favourite bookmarks online from any computer
Feed – often refers to a snippet of information that is fed to your computer or Feed Reader when a favourite website is updated. Requires subscription and RSS steup.
Feed Reader – tool which enables you to use RSS feeds from websites which are updated – e.g. Google Redaer or Internet Explorer Feeds button.
Flickr – photo sharing website
FlickrCC – photosharing website which details Creative Commons rights for easy searching, editing and use.
Folksonomy – collaborative creation and use of tags, to support community access to information e.g. bookmarks on Delicious
LibraryThing – website where you can list a collection of books (those you own or have read or want organised), share what others think of these books, and obtain recommendations from a whole world network of readers.
Moderation – This is where the administrator of the blog can approve, edit or delete comments to a blog. It allows you to control spam, and offensive or inappropriate comments to your blog.
Post vs Page –most often a post is the entry which is replaced regularly on a blog, appearing in reverse chronological order from the top of the blog site. A page is usually for more static information which may nly be edited occasionally, if at all.
RSS– stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’ or ‘Rich Site Summary’, and refers to a program which collects information from a regularly updated site such as a blog, wiki or news web site. It delivers updates of favourite web sites to the subscriber.
Social networking websites –enable sharing of information among online communities with similar interests (e.g. MySpace, Facebook, Second Life)
Tagging – providing keywords for a collection of information to allow it to be found easily by the user (tagger) and others
Widget– is a piece of computer code which allows you to vary the look and action of a blog, enabling customisation to suit your needs. You can add different components like text boxes, RSS feeds, automatic updates from Delicious and other services. In Edublogs it is just a matter of Drag-and-Drop.