Created for people to GET information from – not
If you knew HTML code, then you could produce
content. If not, you were out of luck
“For all this technology, what is important to
recognize is that the emergence of the Web
2.0 is not a technological revolution, it is a
social revolution” (Downes, 2006. para.24)
Allows for both creation and contribution of
information (Rosen & Nelson, 2008).
You no longer have to be able to understand
and write HTML code.
Tools are interactive and set up for ease of
use (Ebner, 2007).
Everyone can become a contributor,
publisher, and creator.
Specialized knowledge has been eliminated.
Web 2.0 tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts
Some examples of websites are edublogs,
wikispaces, and edmodo.
Go to :
Downes, S. (2006). e-Learning 2.0. eLearn Magazine. Retrieved from
Ebner, M. (2007). E-Learning 2.0 = e-Learning 1.0 + Web 2.0? The Second International
Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security.(ARES 2007). pp.1235-1239, doi:
Rosen, D. & Nelson, C.(2008). Web 2.0: A new generation of learners and education.
Computers in the Schools, 25(3), 211-225. doi:10.1080/07380560802370997