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1.00 Understand Information Technology career pathways and foundation skills.

1.02a Key Terms

1.02 Key Terms


Term
Jargon

Definition
1. special words or expressions that are used by a particular
profession or group and are difficult for others to understand

Critical Thinking

the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form


a judgment

Core Skills

defined as systematically focused combinations of individual


technologies and production skills that support a multitude of
product lines of a company

Technical skills

A particular skill set or proficiency required to perform a specific


job or task.

is a process of program evaluation ensuring that individual


programs meet industry standards in the areas of curriculum,
Industry certification
teacher qualification, lab specifications, equipment, and industry
involvement

proactive

of a person, policy, or action creating or controlling a situation by


causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it
has happened

goal oriented

person or team works hard to achieve good results in the tasks


that they have been given

adaptable

1. able to adjust to new conditions

Ethical

of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge


dealing with these

Public Domain

the state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole,

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Term

Definition
and therefore not subject to copyright

Piracy

The unauthorized use or reproduction of another's work.

Infringement

the action of breaking the terms of a law, agreement, etc.;


violation

Plagiarism

The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing


them off as one's own.

Copyright

the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to


print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical
material, and to authorize others to do the same.

Fair Use

The doctrine that brief excerpts of copyright material may, under


certain circumstances, be quoted verbatim for purposes such as
criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the
need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder.

End User License


Agreement (EULA)

Is a legal contract between the manufacturer and/or the author


and the end user of an application

Internet Privacy

Internet privacy is the privacy and security level of personal data


published via the Internet

Professionalism

1. the competence or skill expected of a professional

Punctuality

2. Is the characteristic of being able to complete a required task or


fulfill an obligation before or at a previously designated time

Dependable

Trustworthy and reliable.

Internet Acceptable
Use Policy (AUP)

Are an integral part of the framework of information


security policies; it is often common practice to ask new members
of an organization to sign an AUP before they are given access to

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Term

Definition
its information systems.

Netiquette

the correct or acceptable way of communicating on the Internet

Flaming

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