What ıs a webquest?It is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information thatlearners work with comes from the web.It can either be a long term and a short term one.
PARTS OF WEBQUESTS Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion
How can we create them?simpledocuments with hyperlinksword, excel, powerpoint and much more
CHaracterıstıcs of good webqueststheme baseddoable & interesting taskrequires higher level of thinkingmakes good use of the Internetisn’t a step by step science or maths procedure
DESIGN PRINCIPLESlayout-design/navigationend task-relevance to curriculumprocess-strategies/clear directionsrelevant resourcesevaluation-criteria
Some questıons for evaluatıng webquests Analyse the following webquests by keeping the following questions in mind: Is it theme based? Does it have a good layout? Is the level of language appropriate for the target learners? Are the resources relevant to the theme? Does the webquest include an introduction, task, process, evaluation and conclusion sections? Are the criteria for evaluating the task clear?
SOME EXAMPLES...Analyse the following webquests by keeping the following questions in mind. Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Example 4 Example 5