authoring language


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

authoring language

[′ȯ·thər·iŋ ′laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A programming language designed to be convenient for authors of computer-based learning materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

authoring program

Software that allows for the creation of tutorials, CBT courseware, websites, CD-ROMs and other interactive programs. Authoring packages generally provide high-level visual tools that enable a complete system to be designed without writing any programming code, although a proprietary authoring language may also be included. See Web authoring software and HTML editor.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
This requires a generic language that can describe objects in and routing structure of different authoring languages. This Questionnaire Definition Language (QDL) will be based on XML.
The academy's new technique for teaching a foreing language uses an icon-based authoring language to develop a blueprint of the entire lesson.
Any programming language or authoring system can be used in the coding process; however, an authoring language couples the flexibility of a programming language with some features available in more advanced authoring systems.
The study was conducted on 64 students from Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies in 2005-2006 fall semester in Instructional Design and Authoring Languages in PC Environment at Hacettepe University.