عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Purpose: This study aims to determine Howza Ilmya Qom's students' familiarity with and use of Web 2 technology.
Methodology/ Approach: This has been an applied research that used a survey method and descriptive approach. The statistical population included 180 individuals from the Howza. The tool was researcher designed questionnaire based on the research basic questions and a review of related literature.
Findings: The findings show that the students' knowledge of Web 2 technology was less than average (43%) and their use of that technology was also less than average (38%). From the students' perspective the necessity of using that technology for teaching and learning was low (29.1%). Moreover, their view on the use of Web 2 technologies for upgrading access to information and promoting the educational and research content was high.
Practical implications: The use of Web2 technology in Howza Ilmya depends on the students' knowledge of its tools and facilities. Therefore, holding workshops and offering training courses and lectures, giving seminars, including Web 2 technology program in the curriculum, inviting experts in the field and encouraging students to learn and use the technology, are among the issues that need to be addressed.