WEB2.0 TECHNOLOGY FOR 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: UNDERSTANDING AND COMPARING SCIENCE STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION

Prerana Gautam, Ahrar Husain

Abstract


The internet advanced technology has reshaped the process of data sharing and communication. Web2.0, a computer mediated technology fostered the interaction, communication and information sharing. The Technology has taken the special place, in education particular that helps educators and learners to be in contact and supports knowledge transformation. The 21st century learners are academically and technically sound thus the application of Web2.0 into education helps in developing the Higher Order Thinking Skills i.e 21st century skills.

This research paper is an attempt to study and compare the usage pattern of Web2.0 technology by the science students of Higher education. The perception of the students in relation to the use of Web2.0 technology for subject specific skill is also compared on the 5 point likert scale. The students are taken from the different streams. N=160 is the sample size. Analysis is carried out by using t-test from SPSS software.

Keywords


Subject Specific Skill, 21st century learners, Web2.0 technology, Higher Order Tthinking skill

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