The Impact of Web 2.0 Technologies on Students' Language Skills

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Branko Medic, D.Sc., Xiaohui Sun, D.Ph.


Educators and researchers have been reviewing both positive and negative effects of Web 2.0. technologies on students' cognitive, affective and socio-interactive learning strategies. In that context, some educators have made research-informed decisions to implement interactive technologies (learning platforms, blogs, wikis, podcasts, content streaming providers and social networking sites) in order to cognitively engage their students and exploit the technologies' features to educational purposes. To that end, this research paper is a contribution in that regard as the paper reviews the most common Web 2.0. Technologies in the context of students and reports on the benefits of their features as well as their impacts on cognition, attitudes and motivation levels.

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