International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 8, Part F (2019)
Using Web 2.0 technologies for improving problem-solving ability
The 21st century has witnessed new challenges and every day these challenges have proven that individual requires an advanced level of competitiveness to attain their goals magnificently in this working world. Facilitating learning through the usage of ICT is a critical part of modern educational system. Innovations in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), especially the so-called Web 2.0, are affecting all facets of our life. Web 2.0 technologies make use of the Internet to allow greater collaboration and sharing of resources among a community of learners. The technologies include wikis, blogs, social bookmarking and social-networking sites. Problem-solving skill is one of the 21st century skills needed by students to be competitive in the future working world. Students’ troubles with problem solving can be specifically evident in technology-based learning environments that frequently require careful planning and progress monitoring to use effectively. Web-based systems have been developed to support problem solving ability. The popularity and familiarity of Web 2.0 technology may attract students to participate actively in discussions and encourage peer collaborations in online social problem solving environment; hence, helping to improve students’ problem solving ability.
How to cite this article:
Sukhmandeep Kaur. Using Web 2.0 technologies for improving problem-solving ability. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(8): 380-382.