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Universidad Mariano Gálvez Facultad de Humanidades Escuela de Idiomas Licenciatura en la enseñanza del Idioma Inglés con especialización en Tecnología Educativa

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Joselin García Guatemala 21 de marzo de 2014


Vocabulary Tabla de contenido Objectives………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4 Introduction ........................................................................................................................................ 4 Video: .......................................................................................................................................... 5 Video blog: .................................................................................................................................. 5 Vandalism: ................................................................................................................................... 5 Value:........................................................................................................................................... 5 Visualization: ............................................................................................................................... 6 Virus: ........................................................................................................................................... 6 Virtual .......................................................................................................................................... 6 Volume: ....................................................................................................................................... 6 Warm boot: ............................................................................................................................. 7 WAN: ........................................................................................................................................... 7 Web Browser: .......................................................................................................................... 7 Web address:........................................................................................................................... 7 Website: .................................................................................................................................. 8 Webcam .................................................................................................................................. 8 Wi-fi ......................................................................................................................................... 8 WhatsApp: ............................................................................................................................... 8 Wikipedia: ............................................................................................................................... 9 Wiki: ........................................................................................................................................ 9 Wireless: .................................................................................................................................. 9 Winap: ..................................................................................................................................... 9 WMA: .................................................................................................................................... 10 WLAN:.................................................................................................................................... 10 Worm: ................................................................................................................................... 10 Word processing ................................................................................................................... 10 WYSIWYG: ............................................................................................................................. 11 WWW: ................................................................................................................................... 11 XML:....................................................................................................................................... 11 xDSL: ...................................................................................................................................... 11

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Vocabulary Zip drive: ................................................................................................................................ 12 Zip: ......................................................................................................................................... 12 Youtube: ................................................................................................................................ 12 Conclusions ....................................................................................................................................... 13 E-graphy ............................................................................................................................................ 14 Credits ............................................................................................................................................... 15

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Objectives  

To define words from v to z that are related to technology. To create a word bank that allows me and my classmates to understand technology words.

Introduction Technology helps education to improve and develop new activities and methods that allow students to have a meaningful educational process. Technology and education are a great combination if used together with a right reason and vision. Technology has brought a great amount of new vocabulary with it; in order to understand technological topics and be able to teach and guide our students in the correct way, knowing technological vocabulary is relevant. Hereafter some technological vocabulary from letter v to z is presented.

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1. Value: It is the name given to a term for a number located in a spreadsheet that can be added, subtracted, multiplied or divided. Example: Numbers that are in excel sheets can be added

2. Vandalism: The international act of damaging computer files or networks. Example: Crackers or web criminals.

3. Video blog: vlog o vilog, it is a gallery of clips or videos that are chronologically arrange by the author of the blog. The author can add other people that can comment or add more videos into de gallery. Example: Youtube channels

4. Video: A recorder that stores information in digital form. Example: songs, tv series, cartoons.

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5. Virtual: It’s the computer representation of something that doesn´t exist or is not in that place. Example: emoticons, virtual worlds.

6. Virus: A destructive computer program that invades a normal program and damages the computer system. Example: Trojan

7. Visualization: The process of interpreting in visual form. Example: HTML codes turn into a webpage

8. Volume: It is the measure used to store; it can be magnetic tape or disk. Example: CD, usb.

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9. WAN: Wide area network, it is a communication network that connects geographically separated areas. Example: Internet satellite

10. Warm boot: Restarting a computer that is already turned on. In other words, it is to return a computer to as initial state; any program or data that was in the memory is erased. Example: When a virus gets into a computer sometimes it is necessary to restore it into its initial state.

11. Web address: Universal Resource Locator (URL) Example: All web pages must have http://www. And name that allow people to find it easily.

12. Web Browser: A computer program that is used to access to a site in internet. Example: explorer, firefox, chrome

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13. Webcam: Web digital camera that is connected to a computer to capture and transmit images via internet. Example: Laptops, tablets and some desktop computers have them on the top of their screen.

14. Website: A set of interconnected web pages, that are located at the same server; they have a collection of information produced by a person, a group or organization. Example: facebook, youtube, ebay, etc.

15. WhatsApp: Application or software of instant messaging for smartphones. Example: you can find it at the appstore of any Smartphone.

16. Wi-fi: Wireless connection mechanism that allows different kind of devices to be connected to internet. Example: Private or public internet signal given by restaurants, schools, etc.

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17. Wiki: A website that allows people that visits it to make changes or collaborate in it. Example: Wikipedia

18. Wikipedia: It is an encyclopedia made by people. Example: if you are a user you can modify or add a new topic.

19. Winamp: MP3 Music and video player for windows.

Example: some computers have this player to allow people to play their music.

20. Wireless: It is the term applied to the transmission of information without using or connecting any wires to a device. Example: A house has wire connection, people buy A router and they can have wireless connection.

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21. WLAN: Wireless local area Network Example: Wireless connection of a house.

22. WMA: Windows media audio that protects copyrights. Example: It is really used for people to play videos and songs that are in their playlists.

23. Word processing: It refers to use the keyboard to produce documents. Example: a word, excel, power point document.

24. Worm: A computer file that is designed to damage a computer or network. Example: Trojan, spyware, malware

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25. WWW: World Wide Web, it is a hypertext based in a collection of computers on the internet that allows people to travel from one linked document to other. Example: all pages have www at the beginning of their url.

26. WYSIWYG: An acronym for “What you see is what you get”, it’s meaning is that the text that is shown at the computer screen is what someone wrote. Example: If a person types something the computer shows it like it was written.

27. xDSL: refers to all types of digital subscriber lines, it operates thru a central phone office that offers much higher internet speed. Example: Claro turbonet service.

28. XML: Extensible Markup Language, refers to the language that is based on tags; it was designed to give information in web pages. It also helps to arrange one document in different parts. Example: <xml> <Computer><brand name>

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29. Youtube: Web site that allows the users to upload and share videos. It contains different kind of clips and videoblogs. Example: If you want to create a channel show your music, cooking art, etc. youtube is the best option.

30. Zip: Durable removable magnetic disk that can store 100 or 250Mb of information. Example: When you have many files or images you can Compact them in a smaller space using a zip of your files.

31. Zip drive: A Zip drive is a small, portable disk drive used primarily for backing up and archiving personal computer files. Example: a small memory card, cd or usb can be Used as a zip drive.

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Conclusions   

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Creating a technological vocabulary helps to understand and manage topics related to it. By understanding new words related to technology Adding technological vocabulary to our daily life will make easier for us to understand technological topics.

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Credits

Joselin GarcĂ­a Vocabulary words related to technology Letters from v to z Guatemala, March 2014

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