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A Performance Study of Web 2.0 Tools

J, Hajiram Beevi, Dr. M. Nazreen Banu


This paper makes a broad survey on the various web 2.0 tools that are used to create learning resources in E-learning 2.0 environments. Interestingly, these tools provide the capacity for supporting modern and independent lifelong learners and they can be applicable for all the stages of e-learning system development. They shift the roles of a teacher into a mentor and also make the learners as active participants. This paper shows the influential contribution of Web 2.0 tools and their applications on higher education. Also, it provides some real time examples for creating learning resources using Web 2.0 tools. Further, it proves that Web 2.0 tools have a strong positive impact on e-learning which shapes the students’ social attitudes. In addition, it presents the characteristics of various web 2.0 tools and analyzes each of them separately.


Web 1.0, Web 2.0, E-Learning 1.0, RSS, E-Learning 2.0, Podcasting.

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