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  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
  • ATM is a network technology used for transferring the data at a high speed. It supports real-time voice and video as well as data and it can reach speeds of up to 10 Gbps.
  • AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
  • It is an MPEG-4-based audio file developed by Apple. It is an advancement over MP-3 format and operable by only Apple software.
  • Access Control List (ACL)
  • It is a security feature that determines in a database the task of either an individual user or a group of users.
  • Accreditation
  • The process whereby an organisation receives recognition or gets certified by a guiding or controlling institution. In order to receive certification, the organisation needs to demonstrate and meet specific measures of quality, conformance or adherence.
  • Accreditation criterion
  • It refers to the requirement which an organisation meets to get authorisation and approval to perform a specified task.
  • Accrediting body
  • It refers to a voluntary, non-governmental association that administers accrediting procedures. Accrediting bodies, listed officially by the Secretary of Education, are a part of Department of Education’s processes which determines institutional eligibility for certain federal funds.
  • ACE
  • It refers to Accredited Clinical Educator scheme developed by CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy). It works as a labelling system in the e-Portfolio.
  • Action Learning
  • During the learning process, students apply new skills to actual situations following procedure and directions established during the training period. This is called active learning.
  • Action learning model
  • Action learning model is designed to deliver ROL (Return on Learning) through single or team project application. It provides the key focus for learning.
  • Active learning
  • It refers to educational processes or methods that engage learners in all learning activities, reducing the role of faculty to that of a guide. This kind of learning is said to enhance the learning experience of learners and enable them acquire skills of much higher levels.
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