Under eLearning, it is generally understood the educational methods, were computer is used as the instructional medium.It is a planned educational experience, involving both teaching and… Introduction under eLearning, it is generally understood the educational methods, were computer is used as the instructional medium.It is a planned educational experience, involving both teaching and learning, using mainly IT technologies to reach its audience. \”The European Commision and the eLearning action plan (2001) defined it as: the use of new as of multimedia technologies and the Internet to improve the quality of learning by facilitation access to resources and services well as remote exchanges and collaboration.\” From e-learning to e-learning 2.0 the process of adapting traditional methods of distance learning what one of the logical foundations for e-learning, being the other the programmed computer based/supported learning. Distance education has since its very start always represented alternative to traditional forms of education and training, and therefore has had to battle for recognition and consequently early developed procedures for monstrating quality. The convergence of both traditional and computer based learning methods has organically evolved thanks to the parallell evolution of primitives of the online world into the so called web 2.0 giving birth to the concept of e-learning 2.0 terms like wiki (a hawaiian word for \”fast\”), blog, social network, podcast and feed, are by now familiar to million of internet users. They have become the ones who generate, use, share and remix the content, mutating from their previous passive role to a definetely hyperactive one.
The internet the average user has hanged dramatically in the last years, and so has changed with it. The democratization of the online world has provided the culture medium where users, regardless their interests, have found the way to connect the dots with like minded people around the globe. They have taken the creative role reserved previously to University proffesors and researchers, who already had the opportunity to network in a such manner during the past decades.