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Web 2.0 Technologies in Higher Education

, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Global Learn, in Melbourne, Australia ISBN 978-1-880094-85-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


Teaching information systems/computer science subjects is becoming a difficult task for higher education students. Lecturers are looking for new ways of teaching to attract the students. Students are increasingly more attracted to new technologies. Making use of these new technologies in teaching is a challenging task for lecturers. The web has become a platform for groups of web users to socialize and collaborate through web 2.0 technologies. The web 2.0 technologies have played a major role in bringing change in cooperative and higher education. This paper describes the role of Web 2.0 technologies in higher education especially in the information systems field


Velupillai, V. (2011). Web 2.0 Technologies in Higher Education. In S. Barton, J. Hedberg & K. Suzuki (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 1906-1908). Melbourne, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 19, 2019 from .