The Impact of the Web 2.0 Technologies on Students' Learning Experience: Interactivity Inside the Classroom
The use of Web 2.0 technologies in the field of learning is on the rise, yet there have been a limited number of
studies of the impact of Web 2.0 technologies on learning. By their nature, Web 2.0 technologies increase the interactivity
between users. Interactivity is considered to be a key to success in traditional classrooms. The purpose of this study is to
determine whether the interactivity of Web 2.0 technologies has an impact on the learning experience of students. The study
investigates the use of web poll to provide interactivity inside the classroom. The responses reveal that the use of Web 2.0
technologies for interactivity are more positive than neutral about students’ learning experience. The study suggests that the
adoption of interactivity of Web 2.0 technologies has a potential to support learning in higher education.
Index Terms- interactivity, learning experience, web 2.0, higher education.