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Unformatted text preview: affinity portal A web site that offers a single point of entry to an entire community of affiliated interests. aggregato r Web sites that provide collections of content from the Web. AJAX A web development technique that allows portions of Web pages to reload with fresh data instead of requiring the entire Web page to reload. blog (short for weblog) A personal web site, open to the public, in which the site creator expresses his feelings or opinions. blogosphere The term for the millions of blogs on the Web. chat room A virtual meeting place where groups of regulars come to "gab" electronically. collaboration Mutual efforts by two or more individuals who perform activities in order to accomplish certain tasks. commercial (public) portal A web site that offers fairly routine content for diverse audiences; offers customization only at the user interface. corporate portal A web site that provides a single point of access to critical business information located inside and outside of an organization. distance learning (DL) Learning situations in which teachers and students do not meet face to face. e-learning Learning supported by the Web; can be done inside traditional classrooms or in virtual classrooms....
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