Glossary

Skype
Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice, video calls, and to chat over the internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service...
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:33 AM
Facebook
Facebook is a social networking service and website launched in February 2004, operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc.  As of July 2011, Facebook h...
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:33 AM
Cookies
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is used for an origin website to send state information to a user's browser and...
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:34 AM
MathXL
MathXL is not an installed software package.  It is a web application used for online assessment and training for some Math courses, such as College Algebra...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:59 PM
MyITLab
MyITLab is not an installed software package.  It is a web application used for online assessment and training for Microsoft Office Applications and Compute...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 3:59 PM
P2P
P2P is the acronym for peer to peer.  It is a type of network communication that allows file and data sharing between hardware and software without passin...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM
ISP
ISP is the acronym for Internet Service Provider--This is the company from whom you acquire your internet services, such as Suddenlink, HughesNet, CenturyLi...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM
What is the Virtual Training Company (VTC)?
VTC is the Virtual Training Company, who hosts Arkansas Tech University's computer based training. VTC's computer-based training gives the user ...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:08 PM
P2P file sharing programs
P2P file sharing programs are designed to let people easily exchange music, movies, video and other files over the Internet. Some common programs are K...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:09 PM
ResNet
ResNet is the physical cabling and services that make it possible for students residing in the Arkansas Tech residence halls to access network resources suc...
Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:10 PM