This article provides a theoretical framework through which shows the evolution of the different times that the Internet has developed and the educational possibilities that implies, through the evolution of e-learning, critical analysis on the errors in application, and the move towards the concept of e-learning 2.0, through tools such as social networking and personal learning environments, its most significant features and educational potential that arise when incorporate them into practice in higher education institutions.
Copyright 2012 Maria Carmen Llorente Cejudo. Article first published in Revista d´innovacio educativa, Monografico: Experiencias pedagogicas, innovacion e investigacion en ambitos educativos universitarios, n. 9, 2012, pp. 79-86. Reprinted with permission