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; Gtk+ (GIMP Toolkit) : A multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. (see https://www.gtk.org/)
 
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; HFOSS (Humanitarian Free & Open Source Software) : Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) is free & open source software that has a humanitarian purpose such as disaster management, health care, economic development, social services, and more.  
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; Meritocracy : Political philosophy that holds power should be vested in individuals according to merit. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meritocracy) Advancement in such a system is based on perceived intellectual talent measured through examination and/or demonstrated achievement in the field where it is implemented.
 
; Meritocracy : Political philosophy that holds power should be vested in individuals according to merit. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meritocracy) Advancement in such a system is based on perceived intellectual talent measured through examination and/or demonstrated achievement in the field where it is implemented.
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Latest revision as of 00:21, 15 August 2017

(This glossary is a work in progress.)

Assessment 
Assessment (Self & Peer) is a Process Skill for gathering information and reflecting on experiences to improve subsequent learning & performance, and includes Metacognition.
Blog 
Bot 
A bot is a software application that run automated tasks over the Internet - (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_bot).
Bugzilla 
Bugzilla is an issue tracker (or bug tracker). (see https://www.bugzilla.org)
Commit 
Community 
Communication 
Communication is a Process Skill for exchanging information and understanding, and includes Oral Communication and Written Communication.
Contributor 
A contributor is anyone who contributes to FOSS – code, design, docs, feedback, ideas, etc.
Course 
A Course is an actual academic course that involves HFOSS, typically by using Pathways and Learning Activities.
Creative Commons 
Critical Thinking 
Critical Thinking is a Process Skill for analyzing, evaluating, or synthesizing relevant information to form an argument or reach a conclusion supported by evidence.
CVS 
CVS is a version control system. (see http://www.nongnu.org/cvs))
DOAP (Description of a Project) 
(see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOAP)
FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) 
Usually, "a FOSS" refers to one project; "FOSS" refers to the broader culture.
Git 
Git is a version control system (also known as a source code management system) used by GitHub, GitLab, etc. (see https://git-scm.com/)
GitHub 
GitHub is a version control repository and hosting service. (see https://github.com/)
GitLab 
GitLab is a version control repository and hosting service. (see https://gitlab.com/)
Good Draft 
The Good Draft category is for Learning Activities, etc. that are a good draft - more than a Minimal Sketch but not yet Ready to Use.
Gtk+ (GIMP Toolkit) 
A multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. (see https://www.gtk.org/)
HFOSS (Humanitarian Free & Open Source Software) 
Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) is free & open source software that has a humanitarian purpose such as disaster management, health care, economic development, social services, and more.
Information Processing 
Information Processing is a Process Skill for evaluating, interpreting, manipulating, or transforming information.
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) 
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a discussion tool used by HFOSS communities. For a reference on IRC basics, see http://www.ircbeginner.com/ircinfo/ircclass.html.
Introspection (inspection?) 
Lead 
A lead is anyone who coordinates or directs other contributors
Learning Activity 
A Learning Activity is the smallest unit of learning and could be a classroom activity, homework assignment, etc. Learning activities can be sequenced into Learning Modules, and can support steps on Pathways to FOSS contributions.
Learning Framework 
A Learning Framework is used to organize approaches or content, and can be used along with or surrounding other Learning Activities.
Learning Module 
A Learning Module is a sequence of Learning Activities or other modules, along with notes on sequencing, additional context, and other information.
Management 
Management is a Process Skill for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating one's own and others' efforts to accomplish a goal.
MeetBot 
MeetBot is an IRC plugin to facilitate note-taking during IRC meetings. (see https://wiki.debian.org/MeetBot)
Meritocracy 
Political philosophy that holds power should be vested in individuals according to merit. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meritocracy) Advancement in such a system is based on perceived intellectual talent measured through examination and/or demonstrated achievement in the field where it is implemented.
Metacognition 
Metacognition is a Process Skill for thinking / reflecting about one's thinking and how one learns, and being aware of one's knowledge.
Minimal Sketch 
The Minimal Sketch category is for Learning Activities, etc. that are a minimal sketch - not yet a Good Draft or Ready to Use.
Oral Communication 
Oral Communication is a Process Skill for exchanging information and understanding through speaking, listening, and non-verbal behaviors.
Pathway 
A Pathway is a sequence of steps that a practitioner would follow to contribute to a humanitarian free and open source (HFOSS) project. Pathway steps are supported by Learning Activities and Learning Modules.
Planet 
A Planet is a blog aggregator for a specific topic (e.g. for FOSS).
Problem Solving 
Problem Solving is a Process Skill for identifying, planning, and executing a strategy that goes beyond routine action to find a solution to a situation or question.
Process Skills 
Process Skills are skills that are used broadly in the process of work, as opposed to skills that are domain or problem specific. The POGIL Project uses the following process skills: Assessment, Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Processing, Management, Problem Solving, and Teamwork.
Rapid Prototyping 
Ready to Use 
The Ready to Use category is for Learning Activities, etc. that are a ready to use - more than a Minimal Sketch or a Good Draft.
Redmine 
A FOSS project management and issue tracking system. (see http://www.redmine.org/)
Sharing 
Underlying principle of open source.
SVN (Subversion) 
A FOSS version control system. (see https://subversion.apache.org/)
Teamwork 
Teamwork is a Process Skill for interacting with others and building on each others' individual strengths and skills, working toward a common goal.
Trac 
A FOSS project management and issue tracking system. (see https://trac.edgewall.org/)
Transparency 
Trello 
A task tracking system. (see https://trello.com/)
Wiki 
For wiki formatting tips see http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting
Written Communication 
Written Communication is a Process Skill for conveying information and understanding to an intended audience through written materials (paper, electronic, etc).
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