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  • 1. All About WebQuests By: Tanya Bogart Lindsay Corash Meagan Harr
  • 2. What is a WebQuest? • According to teachersfirst.com, a WebQuest is an assignment which asks students to use the World Wide Web to learn about and/or synthesize their knowledge a specific topic.
  • 3. Six Parts to a WebQuest • Introduction- it provides background information and makes desirable to the students • Task- what the students should accomplish by the end of the WebQuest • Process- description of the steps, with links embedded in each step • Resources- what the students will need to complete the task • Evaluation- rubric • Conclusion- allows for reflection by the students • Teacher Page- for the teacher to give their reflection
  • 4. Terms of WebQuest • Short-term WebQuest- the goal is knowledge acquisition and integration • Long-term WebQuest- the learners analyze and transform knowledge into something that is understandable by others • Link- an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element to another • Audience- a gathering of spectators or listeners at a performance
  • 5. WebQuest Links • Here are some great examples of WebQuests! • http://webquest.sdsu.edu/WebQuest 1.html • http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest 2.html
  • 6. Resources Required for WebQuest Class sets of books • E-mail accounts for all students • Specific software (how many copies?) • Specific hardware (what kind? How • many?) • Specific reference material in the classroom or school library • Video or audio materials
  • 7. Pros Share with others, such as family • Work collaboratively, or from home • Narrow topics • Diverse talents and different ways of • learning • No right or wrong answer • New way to research topics • Clear rubrics, or requirements
  • 8. Cons • Lack of student thinking or creativity • Teachers give too much information, such as where to find resources and suggestive formats • Too much time to complete • Students may not have required skills • Lack of computer availability • Off task behaviors while they should be working, such as surfing the internet
  • 9. Scholarly Articles • jolt.merlot.org/vol3no1/burchum.htm • http://find.galegroup.com/itx/retrieve.do?con tentSet=IAC- Documents&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&qry SerId=Locale%28en%2C%2C%29%3AFQE% 3D%28ke%2CNone%2C8%29webquest%3AA nd%3ALQE%3D%28RE%2CNone%2C3%29re f%24&sgHitCountType=None&inPS=true&sort =DateDescend&searchType=AdvancedSearch Form&tabID=T002&prodId=AONE&searchId= R1&currentPosition=2&userGroupName=tel_a _etsul&docId=A175445622&docType=IAC
  • 10. THE END!

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