Provided by: American Research Institute for Policy Development
Topic: Enterprise Software
Date Added: Jun 2014
Web 2.0 and social computing is based upon the knowledge of connecting people globally using adequate technologies to increase people interaction. Technology has always played a key role for innovation in education and with the advent of Web 2.0 and social computing; educators have been quick in recognizing the great potential that this represents. There has been a dramatic shift of information power and everything is decentralized, participatory and collaborative. Properly filtering and harnessing 'User-generated content' in web 2.0 and social computing can represent a valuable repository of knowledge for the learning communities.