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Learner-centredness: An approach to teaching that places the learner, and the learner's needs, at the centre of the learning process.

Learning management system (LMS): Software for delivering, tracking and managing e-learning. LMSs range from simple systems for managing training records, to more complex software for making courses available over the internet and offering features for online collaboration.
[Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_management_system].

Lifelong learning: Continuing to learn throughout one's lifetime, for either personal or professional reasons

Mobile technologies: Wireless technologies such as hand-held PCs, PDAs, mobile phones, iPods and other MP3/ MP4 players.

Netiquette: Online etiquette; respectful communication within an online community.

Online learning: Learning using a computer connected to the internet, usually with the implication that Web 2.0 technologies are being used - hence this term is generally taken to mean the same as 'e-learning 2.0'.

Open Educational Resources (OERs): Open educational resources are educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, modify and distribute. (Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_educational_resources). See OER Africa What is OER?

Open learning: In open learning, learners are given a choice over what, where, when, at what pace, and how they learn.