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Education 2.0

Gonca Telli Yamamoto (Head of Information Systems and Technologies at Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Faruk Karaman (Istanbul Gedik Vocational University, Istanbul, Turkey)

On the Horizon

ISSN: 1074-8121

Article publication date: 17 May 2011




The purpose of this paper is to predict the future of educational systems with developing technologies and to create the consciousness such forces affect in new educational circumstances.


This paper is conceptual, and explores key issues on the horizon regarding education.


The paper tries to determine the technological changes and some influences of social and cultural issues throughout education. The present situation of the education system and the entanglement of the transition to the new systems suggested are developed in this paper. Changing roles and parameters are also explained.

Practical implications

With developing new technologies, traditional systems will be forced to yield to the new Education 2.0 systems.


This article primarily highlights the future of educational systems.



Telli Yamamoto, G. and Karaman, F. (2011), "Education 2.0", On the Horizon, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 109-117.



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