A User status that indicates a User was added via the Ad-Hoc Invitees field when an Admin created a WebRoom conference. An Ad-Hoc User has the same privileges and access as a User with an Approved status. The only difference between Ad-Hoc Users and Approved Users is how they were created as LearnCenter Users. You can change a User status from Ad-Hoc to Approved, but not from Approved to Ad-Hoc. NOTE: This status is only available if WebRoom has been activated
for your LearnCenter.
Advanced Distributed Learning. The U.S. Department of Defense initiative to develop a common technical framework, which contains content in the form of reusable learning objects, for interoperability across computer and Internet-based learning courseware.
In LearnCenter documentation and online help, the terms “Administrators” and “Admins” refer to other people like you, who also have access to the Management Access Code and who are also responsible for the day-to-day management of a LearnCenter.
In LearnCenter documentation and online help, the terms “Administrators” and “Admins” refer to other people like you, who also have access to the Management Access Code and who are also responsible for the day-to-day management of a LearnCenter.
A LearnCenter feature that helps to organize reports specific to your environment. Reports can be uploaded through the Advanced Report Manager.
A LearnCenter feature that helps to organize advanced reports schedules. The reports are uploaded through the Advanced Report Manager, and then scheduled appropriately.
A document format originally defined by IBM support form printing on laser printers and to drive its printers.
Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee. The international association of technology-based training professionals that develops training guidelines for the aviation industry. AICC also develops standards for interoperability of computer-based and computer-managed training products across multiple industries.
A selected or written response to a question. LearnCenter enables you to create and manage questions to be used throughout the current and sub LearnCenters.
Application programming interface. A source code based specification that is used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other.
User status indicating a User has been approved to use the LearnCenter. An approved User can access the LearnCenter.
American Standard Code for Information Interexchange. Computer code in which letters and symbols are converted into numbers that the computer can understand.
Advanced Systems Format. File format used by Windows® Media for audio and video content.
Active Server Pages. Programming environment that combines elements of HTML and scripting. Web pages built using ASP can change dynamically based on user input.
A process used to systematically evaluate a user’s skill or knowledge level.
A measurable activity (such as a question) used to determine whether a learner has mastered a learning objective.
Property used in ILT sessions, such as white boards or overhead projectors.
A learning task or project given to a learner. With LearnCenter, you can create, manage, and grade assignments from the Assignments menu of the ControlPanel.
Learning in which people are not online at the same time and interaction does not occur without a time delay, allowing people to participate according to their own schedules. Examples include Email, discussion groups, and self-paced courses delivered via CD-ROM or the Internet.
Assignable Unit. An AICC term. AUs may act like a lesson or a page, depending on the original author's preference
Software application used by instructional designers and trainers to create e-learning courseware.
A combination of online and instructor-led learning activities.
A navigation aid used on web pages that enables you to keep track of your location within the site. Breadcrumbs typically appear as hyperlinks across the top of a web page, separated by a greater-than symbol (>).
Software used for accessing, viewing, and interacting with information on the Internet or created in HTML. Microsoft® Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox® are examples of browsers.
A collection of things sharing a common attribute. With LearnCenter, categories are used to link certain entities together to make filtering or searching for them easier. Categories can be applied to various entities in the LearnCenter, such as Courses, Classes, Job Profiles and Skills.
Computer-Based Training. Training conducted using a PC.This term is often used when referring to education or training presented while a PC is not connected to a network, such as training delivered by CD-ROM.
A valued credential awarded in several fields that proves competency upon satisfactory demonstration of particular knowledge and skills.
An online, real-time interactive communication method whereby users send and receive text as instant messages.
A virtual meeting space on a network, intranet or Internet, used for real-time text discussions. Chat rooms enable text conversations among multiple users at one time.
A complete body of prescribed studies that constitutes a curriculum. An aggregate of courses. In LearnCenter, a publishing format for SCORM Content. A SCORM Class is made of SCORM content objects (SCOs). See Also: Course
Computer Managed Instruction Data. Term used to describe the SCORM data that is exchanged in SCORM and AICC. For example: cmi.success_status.
LearnCenter's internal communication system that functions similarly to an email application.
LearnCenter feature that enables automated messages to be sent regarding different LearnCenter items, such as Courses, Classes, ILT, Enrollments, Skills/Competencies, and E-Commerce.
Competencies are defined as knowledge, skills, attributes, and behavioral traits required for individual and organizational success. Competencies can be any attitude, behavior, skill, motive, or other personal characteristic that are essential to perform a job, and which differentiate superior performers from average performers. Competencies are also used to set performance expectations and create Learning Plans. Examples of competencies you might establish for your organization could include items like: accountability, customer focus, judgment, adaptability and flexibility, teamwork, or verbal communication.
System used to evaluate knowledge, skills, and performance within an organization, determine gaps, and recommend training, compensation, and recruiting programs based on a company’s current or future needs.
Information that is delivered to or learned by students.
The Admin area of Oracle Taleo Learn that enables you to control most of the functionality of your site.
A unit of a class. In LearnCenter, AICC content, content created in LearnCenter’s Course Editor, and single SCOs.
Educational software that delivers instructional material or courses via computer.
Cascading Style Sheets. An HTML feature that enables web site developers to specify the way a web page appears when displayed in a browser. Several style sheets can be applied to a page. Each style sheet controls a different design elements.
One or more Data Views combined into a container or "view" that makes it easy for you to manage the data. (If you are familiar with Insight Designer Pro, Data Views are similar to IOBs.)
Use of a URL to access a searchable or indexed piece of content on a website without having to first access that information from the home page. For example, an email message could contain a URL to a particular page within . Clicking it can take you directly to the page if you have already signed in using SSO. Additional reading can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_linking
NOTE: Oracle Learn Cloud does not officially support Deep Linking into the Control Panel at this time because the Management Password which controls user access into the Control Panel is not supported in the SAML standards. Deep Linking to the Control Panel will currently work if you are not using a Management password for Control Panel access, but be aware that if issues are encountered with an unsupported Control Panel Deep Link, Support will not be able to assist you.
See Also: Relay State.
The setting that a software application or computer system uses automatically, unless otherwise specified by an Admin.
Method of transferring content to learners, including but not limited to instructor-led training (ILT), web-based training (WBT), Virtual ILT, CD-ROM, file attachments in E-mail messages, and books.
User status indicating that access to the LearnCenter is denied temporarily. This account is locked until an administrator changes the status to Approved, but the account is still considered Active. You are still being billed for this account.
1) Learning and other types of activities that prepare users for additional job responsibilities and enable them to gain knowledge or skills. 2) Content development, such as the creation of courses or training materials.
A User status that indicates an Approved User has exceeded the maximum number of failed login attempts based on the settings for the LearnCenter password lockout feature. The User's account has been locked and he cannot access LearnCenter until an Administrator removes the lockout flag on their User account.
A file transfer from one computer to your computer.
Tool used to deliver some content to Users on LearnCenter pages. Many can be customized using wizards.
Buying and selling over the Internet, the public Web, or corporate Intranets.
Learning that is accomplished using the Internet, a computer network, a CD-ROM, interactive TV, or a satellite broadcast.
Short for electronic mail. E-mail is primarily text messages sent between two computers.
Person or persons who use a particular technology and for whom that technology is designed.
Body of students registered for a learning event. In LearnCenter, the Enrollments feature enables Administrators, supervisors, and managers to prescribe learning and monitor student progress.
A systematic method for measuring the impact and effectiveness of a learning offering. Results can be used to improve an offering, determine whether its learning objectives have been achieved, and assess the value of the offering within an organization.
A gathering or activity for a learning activity like an instructor led training (ILT) session.
Face-to-Face. Term used to describe the traditional classroom environment in which learners and instructors meet in person.
See Also: ILT
Electronic functionality used to deliver online courses, such as email forums, chat rooms, streaming audio and video, and web pages.
Instructor who directs the learning during an online course.
Person who registers for, but does not complete a course.
Frequently Asked Questions. A list of commonly asked questions regarding a particular topic, product, or service. FAQs are primarily directed at new or potential users.
A computer that stores and manages files and software on a computer network, enabling users to share information and resources.
Specialized hardware or software designed to secure a computer or network from unauthorized access and use.
Software designed by Adobe Systems, Inc. that enables course and web designers to use simple vector graphics to create computer animations. These animations can then be viewed by any browser with a Flash plug-in.
An online discussion group in which users post messages for other to read and respond to. Discussions not take place in real-time. See Also: Real Time Communication
File Transfer Protocol. An Internet protocol used to transfer files between two computers. Most browsers incorporate FTP software for downloading and uploading files. Taleo Learn gave you a designated FTP site to store WBT content and other files for your LearnCenter. Uploading WBT content files to your organization’s FTP site is a required step for importing WBT content.
Gigabyte. One thousand megabytes, or 1,073,741,824 characters.
Graphics Interchange Format. A file format developed by CompuServe to store images. GIFs support 256 colors. They are often used for Web images because they compress files well.
A LearnCenter tool used to manage and configure searchable entities, such as ILT Sessions, Courses, or Classes. Administrators can add any ILT session, Courses, or Classes into this theoretical catalog, and users can search for these items from the main page.
A LearnCenter feature that lists all members of your site, any assignments or tests that have been given to them, and any points they have received. In the Gradebook, Administrators can review grades, approve assignments, give points, and give assignments.
An aggregation of people or objects. In LearnCenter, creating groups enables Administrators to class certain users together for easier user management and the assignment of group permissions. Groups can have sub groups.
An aggregation of people or objects. In LearnCenter creating groups enables Admins to class certain LearnCenter users together for the purposes of easy user management and the assignment of group permissions. Groups can have sub groups.
Graphical User Interface. A software interface that presents information in a user-friendly way using pictures and icons.
Human Capital Management.
The first page or main document that displays when you visit a web site. It usually contains links to other pages within that web site.
A computer system on a network that distributes and receives information from other computers.
Human Resources Information System
Hypertext Markup Language. Software code used to structure text and images for viewing within a browser.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol. An Internet application protocol used for exchanging information over the world wide web.
Text on a web page that links the user to additional related information. Hypertext is usually blue and underlined.
Identity Management. The information system or set of technologies that manages individual identities, their authentication, authorization, roles, and privileges within or across a system or enterprise. Additional reading can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_management
Identity Provider. An IDP is the mechanism that validates Users trying to access a website using SSO. For example, when Users access from their company's Intranet site, an IDP verifies whether those Users have valid User accounts before allowing them access to . Additional reading can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_provider
Instructor-led Training. Delivery of a course in a traditional classroom setting wherein an instructor guides a group of learners. See Also: F2F
A file that is part of all SCORM content. It contains all of the SCORM identifiers and data needed to track a user's activity, and to capture the score data to report to LearnCenter. It also contains required information for communication between the content and the LMS.
In LearnCenter, a set of properties that defines how an assessment behaves. A single assessment can have multiple instances so that the assessment behaves differently in different situations.
Individual who applies a systematic methodology based on instructional theory to create content for training and learning.
Ability of software or hardware components to work together effectively.
Summary of the duties, responsibilities, and characteristics related to a particular job or career.
A combination of two Data Views used for the purpose of reporting on values that either match or do not match (depending on the intended purpose of the report).
Joint Photographic Experts Group. A file format that compresses images and enables users to weigh image quality against file size. JPEG uses a lossy compression method, meaning when an image is compressed, the file is made smaller by discarding some of its information. The more a file is compressed, the more information is discarded, and the more the image quality degrades.
Intellectual content owned by an organization or any piece of information that a worker at a company knows, such as customer names or how to perform a certain task. Assets can be stored in a variety of formats, such as word processing files, spreadsheets, audio and video files.
The process of collecting, organizing, and storing information or the experiences of workers and groups within an organization, and making it available to others. Collecting these items in a central or distributed electronic environment (often in a database called a knowledge base), Knowledge Management aims to help a company gain a competitive advantage.
Specialized database that stores an organization’s knowledge assets.
Learning content management system. Software application (or set of applications) that manages the creation, storage, use, and reuse of learning content. An LCMS can often store content in granular forms such as learning objects.
See Also: LMS
LearnCenter (Taleo Learn) is a Learning Management System (LMS) that helps organizations to increase the value of their most important asset - their people. With formal learning features designed to deliver structured curriculum and learning events, the Taleo Learn solution helps organizations to deliver and track essential training tied to compliance, regulatory, job role, and onboarding requirements.
Physical or virtual location or setting in which learning takes place.
Reusable, media-independent collection of information used as a modular building block for e-learning content. Learning objects are most effective when organized by a meta data classification system and stored in a data repository like an LCMS.
A LearnCenter feature that provides a graphical way to manage learning objects. It is accessible from the Resource Manager or the Management Control section of the main LearnCenter page.
A statement that establishes a measurable behavioral outcome, and indicates how a learner's acquisition of skills and knowledge is to be measured.
Description of learner activities, such as the learner will be studying and when.
The links and tools on the left hand side of every page. The elements you display here enable Users to navigate through your LearnCenter pages.
Learning Management System. Software that automates the administration of training. An LMS registers users, tracks courses in a catalog, records data from learners, and provides reports to management. An LMS is typically designed to handle courses by multiple publishers and providers. It can also include its own authoring capabilities. LearnCenter is an LMS.
See Also: LCMS
Learning Object Manager. A LearnCenter feature that provides a graphical way to manage learning objects. It is accessible from the Resource Manager or the Management Control section of the main LearnCenter page.
A site password used by Admins in order to access the ControlPanel and other site management functionality. In previous versions of LearnCenter, this password was required of all Admins. Your site may be configured so that it is unnecessary for Admins to type this code after they log in, and they will gain access to the ControlPanel based solely on their User Permissions. Contact Taleo Learn Support to change your site configuration to make the Management Access Code field visible or invisible to your Admins.
Megabyte. One megabyte is 1,048,576 bytes.
Information that enables content to be stored in and retrieved from a database.
A line of HTML code that identifies the contents of the web page for search engine indexes.
Format for music file compression that enables users to download music files over the Internet.
Also known as MPEG-4. The ISO/IEC standard developed by MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group). These standards make interactive video on CD-ROM and Digital Television possible.
A combination of text, graphics, colors, and audio used to deliver information in an engaging and dynamic way.
In LearnCenter, the delivery rules that govern the delivery of Notices.
Learning that occurs by Web-based or Internet-based technologies.
Portable Document Format. A file format developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated that enables users of any hardware or software platform to view documents exactly as they were created, meaning fonts, images, layouts and links appear to end users exactly as they were originally designed.
User status indicating a User is awaiting approval to use the LearnCenter. The account is in a non-active state,and the User cannot log in. You are not yet being billed for this account.
A software program that enhances your browser and allows it to perform additional tasks such displaying video, as playing audio, and viewing documents as an integrated function of the browser.
Portable Network Graphics. A patent-free graphics compression format developed by Macromedia. The PNG format offers advanced graphics features such as 48-bit color.
A User-submitted message in a Forum that is enclosed within a graphical block. It contains the User's details and the date and time the message was submitted.
Attendance or completion status after an Enrollment ends. (Completed, Incomplete, etc.)
LearnCenter feature that enables you to enforce the order in which Users take training. For example, you may want Users to take Class A and B before they can take Class C.
Process in which only course work that matches a learner’s identified skills and knowledge gaps is offered, aiming to make the learning experience more meaningful, efficient, and cost effective.
Registration status for users before an Enrollment begins. (Approved, Waitlist, etc.)
In LearnCenter, to make a learning object available to Admins and users after an author has completed updating it. See Also: Unpublish, Source Control
An interrogative sentence, phrase, or gesture. LearnCenter enables you to create and manage answers to be used throughout the current and sub LearnCenters.
Real Audio. Audio file developed by Real Networks, Inc.
Communication with little or no delay. Chat rooms, teleconferencing, and webinars enable real-time communication.
A LearnCenter feature that, when used with the assistance of Oracle Support, can be used to customize the behavior of your LearnCenter. Unless otherwise instructed, do not use this feature without first contacting Support via My Oracle Support. Oracle Taleo Learn will not support issues brought on by unauthorized changes to the registry.
A parameter used to support Deep Linking. When a User attempts to access a page by a deep link to a location other than the default home page, the Learn SSO passes to the identity provider the URL that the User is linking to through the Relay State parameter. The SAML relay state parameter is an optional configuration with most identity management systems, and is required to be implemented on the IDP for deep linking to be supported. In the relay state the URL passed from the LearnCenter (Service Provider) to the IDP must be returned to the LearnCenter in the Relay State parameter in the exact same format as it has been provided.
See Also: Deep Linking.
A User status that indicates a User has been removed from the LearnCenter. The account is not Active and the User cannot log in. You are not being billed for the account. This status should be used when a User has left the company or is no longer accessing the LearnCenter.
A LearnCenter feature that enables authorized users to run standard and custom reports. It is accessible from the ControlPanel.
A LearnCenter feature that enables authorized users to run saved reports to gather current results, view a previously saved results, or edit, copy, rename, or delete reports. It is accessible from the ControlPanel.
A LearnCenter feature that stores all uploaded multimedia and files used in the various editors. It is accessible from the Management Control area of the main LearnCenter page and WYSIWYG editor tool bars throughout LearnCenter.
An examination or inspection for the purpose of evaluation.
Real Media. Video file format developed by Real Networks, Inc.
A list of names of students attending classes or training.
Security Assertion Markup Language. In order for an SSO to be secure, the system that receives login requests has to be able to verify the source of those requests to ensure they are valid. For example, the LearnCenter server has to verify that the request really is coming from your intranet server. SAML is a standard data format used for exchanging the data between the two parties in an SSO. If you are unfamiliar with the term SAML, you can find information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAML.
The metadata used to make SAML work. Additional reading can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAML_2.0#SAML_2.0_Metadata. See also: SAML.
A publishing format for SCORM Content. Shareable Content Object which can be a chapter, lesson, topic of a class, or an agenda item. See Also: SCORM
Sharable Content Object Reference Model. A set of specifications that, when applied to course content, produces small, reusable learning objects. It is a result of the Department of Defense's Advance Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative. SCORM-compliant courseware elements can be merged with other compliant elements to produce a highly modular repository of training materials. See Also: SCO
The first version of SCORM with a real conformance test in the form of a test suite. It uses an IMS Content Packaging specification with full content manifest and support for metadata describing the course. It also allows optional detailed metadata tagging of the content objects and assets described in the manifest. It lacks sequencing and some other desirable features, and is no longer maintained or supported by ADL.
The current version of SCORM. It is based on new IEEE standards for API and content object-to-runtime environment communication. Many ambiguities of previous versions have been resolved. It includes the ability to specify adaptive sequencing of activities that use the content objects. It also includes the ability to share and use information about the success status for multiple learning objectives or competencies across content objects and across courses for the same learner within the same LMS. LearnCenter is SCORM 2004 compliant.
Process by which a learner determines his or her personal level of skills and knowledge.
A computer with a large storage capacity that serves out files, applications, and other resources.
1) An assembly of people for a common purpose or because of a common interest. 2) A period of time devoted to a specific activity. 3) The term or duration of time that is taken by an instructional meeting.
An unofficial LearnCenter term indicating the location of content that has been inserted to the LearnCenter and can be made available to Users. Active Web-based training. See also: Warehouse
Interactive multimedia presentations designed to mimic real scenarios. They enable users to participate and experience without risk.
Proficiency, dexterity, or ability that is acquired or developed through experience or training.
A method of comparing a person's skills to the skills required for a job to which they may be assigned. It consists of a list of skills required for the job, along with a rating of the employee's level for each skill. If ratings fall below a predetermined level, it is considered a skill gap.
A list of skills or competencies that an individual has. This is usually created by self-evaluation.
An Oracle Taleo feature that enables easy integration between Taleo Learn and Taleo Enterprise Edition (TEE). Using one single source to store and manage all the data, Smart Org automatically synchronizes employee performance/training data between the two applications.
Subject matter expert. A person who has demonstrated competency and mastery in a particular subject or topic.
Software that keeps track of the source code, text, documents, graphics and related files for learning objects. Admins can check objects in and out of the source control to prevent other Admins from making changes to the same file at the same time. Admins can also publish or remove from publication (“unpublish”) learning objects, so that learners can not access the objects until the Admin completes the updates. See Also: Publish, Unpublish
Service Provider. A company or entity that provides web services. In the case of Learn, your service provider supplies your LearnCenter URL. Additional information can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service_Provider
Single Sign-On. Allows Users to sign on in one website or system and automatically be signed on in another website or system. For example, a User could sign on to your internal intranet site and then click a link to access the LearnCenter without having to sign in to LearnCenter as well. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_sign-on for a detailed description of Single Sign-On.
A technique where media (audio, video, or both) are downloaded to the user's computer in a continuous stream and played upon arrival.
A secondary LearnCenter with its own URL that can retain the look and feel of the parent LearnCenter or can be customized with a distinct look and feel. They can be created to keep the original parent LearnCenter pristine or one can be created for each customer or department.
A set of questions, especially one addressed to a statistically significant number of subjects, used to gather information for a analysis. In LearnCenter, you can use the Assessments/Surveys menu on the Control Panel to create surveys.
A course in which people are online at the same time and interaction occurs in realtime (without a time delay). Students are required to attend at specific times.
Video or audio conferences conducted over telephone lines, local area networks, or the Internet.
A single conversation within a Forum.
A course of study to which students are assigned according to ability, achievement, or needs.
A common instructional practice of organizing student groups based on their academic skills. Tracking allows instructors to provide the same level of instruction to an entire group. Also called ability grouping.
In LearnCenter, a single, reportable, collection of similar activities that have different delivery methods. For example, the same required training could be offered as an ILT, webinar, or web-based training course. Or the same required training could be offered in multiple languages. Users can select the option they prefer to satisfy completion of the required training.
File format consisting of plain text and little to no formatting (eg: bolding or italics). Can easily be read or opened by any program that reads text and is considered universal.
To make learning objects unavailable for access in LearnCenter. Course and class authors can unpublish learning objects while they update them, so that other Admins and users may not access them until updates are complete.
See Also: Publish, Source Control
To transfer files from your computer to another computer.
Uniform resource locator. An address used to identify a page or file on the Internet.
In LearnCenter documentation and online help. the term “User” generally indicates the people who will be accessing and using the content you provide in LearnCenter. Admins and Supervisors are also considered Users, but they have inceased abilities such as administering content or designing the layout of the site.
Coordinated Universal Time. The time standard used for many Internet and World Wide Web standards. UTC divides time into days, hours, minutes, and seconds.
An area where students and instructors interact online.
Virtual Instructor Led Training. Classes offered on the Web and accessible via telecommunication services such as Cisco WebEx™, Microsoft® LiveMeeting, iLinc™
AT&T Connect®, Adobe® Connect™
A LearnCenter feature that provides a graphical way to manage your site. It is accessible from the Resource Manager or the Management Control section of the main LearnCenter page.
An unofficial LearnCenter term indicating where WBT content is imported initially. Imported content is not immediately available to Users. It is stored in the "warehouse" until an Administrator brings the content into the "showroom" by inserting it into the LearnCenter. Inactive Web-based training. See also: Showroom
Web-based training. Training or education delivered over the Internet and accessible using a browser. May incorporate the use of an instructor or facilitator. In LearnCenter, self-paced or asynchronous content. Includes, but is not limited to SCORM, AICC, and LearnCenter Course Editor content.
Web + seminar. A small, synchronous online learning event in which a presenter and audience members communicate via text chat or audio. Concepts are often illustrated using online slides and an electronic whiteboard. Webinars can be archived as well for asynchronous, on-demand access.
A mini software application used to prompt users through the steps of a particular computer-based action, such as setting up assessments in LearnCenter. Users provide necessary information as they move through the wizard's screens, and the wizard performs the actual set up steps behind the scenes.
Windows Media Audio.The Advanced Systems Format (.ASF) files that include audio that is compressed with the Windows Media Audio (WMA) codec.
What You See is What You Get. Pronounced Whizzy-wig. A word processing term meaning that text and graphics print exactly the way they appear on a computer screen.
eXtensible HyperText Markup Language. A family of XML markup languages that expands upon versions of HTML (the language in which web pages are written).
File type primarily associated with Microsoft Excel, using the open xml standard. Files are stored as compressed zip archives containing multiple files. They can be opened in Excel 2007 or later.
Extensible Markup Language. A textual data format with support for other languages though use of Unicode. For further information visit: http://www.w3.org/.
Extensible Stylesheet Language. XSL is a set of recommendations used for defining XML document presentation and transformation.