The Web 2.0 Approach and its Repercussions on E-learning Applications: The Development of a Prototype for Informal Learning

Francesco Magagnino


This article presents a new Personal Learning Environment prototype. This prototype constitutes an innovative approach for developing E-Learning systems based on the principles that the widespread diffusion of Web 2.0 applications has recently contributed to emphasize. Among the most prominent features of Web 2.0 is the ability to enhance data creation and exchange. Assuming that exported and exchanged data engender knowledge, it ensues that Web 2.0 is an effective learning management platform.


Web 2.0; Usecracy; E-Learning 2.0; Personal Learning Environment; PEENV

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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society | ISSN (online) 1971 - 8829 | ISSN (paper) 1826 - 6223 © 2018 Je-LKS - Italian e-Learning Association (SIe-L).