Asynchronous - occurring at different times - contrasted to synchronous
Blog - online communication where you post a running commentary
Chat - online communication in real time
Discussion Board - online communication where people post a response to a topic for others to read and perhaps to comment on.
Drop Box - a place in your Laulima course where you can submit items to your instructor.
Hybrid Class - a class that combines online and face-to-face time
Proctoring - taking a test at an official location set up to allow students to take tests in controlled situations
Synchronous - occurring at the same time - contrasted to asynchronous
Threaded - describes a discussion that can be organized by topics or themes, and not just by date or person posting
Video Conferencing - online communication with video cameras, so you can see (and often hear) your teacher and classmates