Web 2.0 meets learning: Technological characteristics, learning examples, and future directions

Calvin C.Y. Liao, Wan Chen Chang, Zhi Hong Chen, Tak Wai Chan

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Abstract

Education affects human life deeply. In the education progress, technology plays an important role. In the past, Web 1.0 was the age of teaching on the internet; now, Web 2.0 is the age of learning on the internet. The paper discussed the newly application on Web 2.0 which promote internet to a current learning platform. In the Web 2.0, every participant could produce personal content and share it to others. Otherwise, we introduce new learning technology, such as social blog (ELGG), knowledge sharing platform (Wikipedia) and innovation software website (Scratch) which could increase the possibility of Web 2.0 in learning, collaboration and creativity. Finally, we told about Web 2.0 how to enhance the learning motivation and entrench learning to lifelong learning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009
Pages995-997
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 2009 Nov 302009 Dec 4

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009

Other

Other17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period09/11/3009/12/4

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Keywords

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Learning
  • Web2.0

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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Liao, C. C. Y., Chang, W. C., Chen, Z. H., & Chan, T. W. (2009). Web 2.0 meets learning: Technological characteristics, learning examples, and future directions. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009 (pp. 995-997). (Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009).