Lifelong learning: what role for e-learning 2.0?

Antonio Calvani, Giovanni Bonaiuti, Antonio Fini


In the few last years, attention has increasingly been focused on lifelong learning, also in relation to the great expansion of the Internet, in which the so-called Web 2.0 has recently begun its evolution.In this paper, we wonder about the role that the so called e-learning 2.0 might have in supporting lifelong learning.In the fi rst part, we present a summary of the main features of the 2.0 world”. In the second, we propose some limits or e-learning 2.0 against a hypothetical lifelong learning scenario.


Lifelong learning; E-learning 2.0; online community; informal learning

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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society | ISSN (online) 1971 - 8829 | ISSN (paper) 1826 - 6223 © 2017 Je-LKS - Italian e-Learning Association (SIe-L).