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N4L

The government created Network for Learning (N4L) to build a managed network for New Zealand's schools and provide an environment to encourage the seamless uptake of digital learning. The N4L managed network provides a safe, predictable and fast internet with uncapped data, online content filtering and network security services. The Pond acts as a central hub for digital discovery and participation, where educational resources can be accessed and shared more easily and effectively.

Pond, Uncapped Data, Digital

Netiquette

Online manners. The rules of conduct for online or Internet users.

 

Network

A network is a group of two or more computer systems linked together.

Networking is the physical act of linking them together.

A network of people is a group of two or more who work together.

Networking is developing mutually beneficial relationships so you can exchange information with other people, groups and institutions.

Networked learning

Network application

An application running on a remote computer or web server that can be accessed by a different computer or device. E.g. the Web: Web server software accessed by Browser software.

Browser, Web server, Software

Networked learning

Learning that is supported by the exchange of information with other people, groups and institutions who make up the network.

 

Neuroscience

The study of the nervous system. Much work has been done in neoroscience to better understand how the brain works especially with reference to learning.

 

New pedagogies

Moving from the traditional teacher directed, content transmission approach to ways of teaching that encourage student agency and development of future-focused skills.

Future-focused, Student agency