Learning Management System (LMS) – Student Glossary
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LMS: Learning Management System that is used to manage the web based e-
Registration: The process for enrolling students to LMS application for the purpose
Portal Home Page: The top-level (main) page of a LMS site. The default page
displayed when you visit a LMS site.
Login: Identification supplied by users to access a LMS server.
Logout: The formally exit from LMS environment or ending up session with LMS
User: A Person (Student) who is utilizing the services provided by LMS.
Password: Is a protected word or string of characters that identifies or
authenticates a student for access to a LMS Application.
Shopping Cart: The virtual shopping cart that keeps the track record of courses,
student have ordered and shall also allow student to add / remove the course(s)
from virtual shopping cart.
Wish List: Student interested course collection list.
Check out: Facility to quit from shopping cart.
Credit Card: The card enables the holder to make purchases and/or cash advances
up to a pre-arranged limit.
My Campus: Student’s campus or residential address details.
Profile: Facility emerged with application to facilitate the student to manage his /
her personal details.
Assignment: Work produced by students and used by instructors for purposes of
interaction and also evaluation.
My Agenda: Schedule set of courses.
Links: Library of hyperlinks for web-based courses.
SCORM: Sharable Content Object Reference Module and these are the standards and
specification for web-based e-Learning.
Image Zone: It is type of test that allows student to select the one or more
hotspots in form of image.
Hotspot: An area of an image which acts as a hyperlink to another location.
Learning Path: Sequence of structured instructions further divided into chapters
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My Progress: Progress report of logged (currently working on application) in
Progress Bar: The bar that displays the student progress based on the test (those
are attempt by students) performance.
Announcement: A Formal public statement regarding some course for students.
Course Coach: Person who is in charge of particular course.
Down Load: To transfer (course completion certificate) from a server or host
computer to student's own computer or device.
Upload: The process of sending a course file (Assignment) from a student’s local
computer to a remote computer via a communications line.
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