The Role of Web 2.0 in Education
Dr Cainos Chingombe
Journal Title:Journal of Economics and Finance
Developments in Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have made significant impact on all spheres of human life. These ICTs has made a great impact in education. ICTs have been a prerequisite and a subject or course for every student even at kindergarten. The emergence of these ICTs has given birth to web 2. 0. Web 2.0 is a second generation of the World Wide Web that is focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online. Students can now connect with subject specialist, students, researchers and friends throughout the world. This article explores the role of web 2.0 in education. It demonstrates how web 2.0 can be utilized for the betterment of our learning processes. The challenges of the use of web 2.0 and how these challenges can be curbed are discussed in the development of efficient and effective educational system.