Web Quests: 1.0 to 2.0 INTC 5330 Richard Stockton College Summer 2010
Why? <ul><li>Tom March from 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>In a nutshell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student motivation </li></ul></ul>...
Examples <ul><li>http://bestwebquests.com/  (Tom March) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.webquests.org  (SDSU) </li></ul><ul><...
Designing <ul><li>Some tips for designing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SDSU  (the original) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://to...
Tasks and Questions <ul><li>The key to a Web Quest is the task or question which drives the leaner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>W...
Resources <ul><li>Finding sources is a key step </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use search engines/directories to identify resource ...
Assessment <ul><li>How will you know if a student learned??? </li></ul><ul><li>Need to develop ways to measure learning fr...
Templates <ul><li>Instead of creating a new plan every time, make a template for  Quest. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier for ...
Software <ul><li>Web Quests can be made using the simplest tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pu...
Assignment <ul><li>Develop a Web Quest on your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure it includes all the elements of a good We...
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  1. 1. Web Quests: 1.0 to 2.0 INTC 5330 Richard Stockton College Summer 2010
  2. 2. Why? <ul><li>Tom March from 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>In a nutshell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop critical thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation and collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Examples <ul><li>http://bestwebquests.com/ (Tom March) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.webquests.org (SDSU) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ettc.net/msp (from Math/Science Partnership workshop) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Designing <ul><li>Some tips for designing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SDSU (the original) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tommarch.com/webquests/2009/08/webquest-2-0-process/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tommarch.com/writings/wq_design.php </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activity – determine a topic for a Web based project and write a learning goal for it </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tasks and Questions <ul><li>The key to a Web Quest is the task or question which drives the leaner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest Tasks (from SDSU) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncovering the Question/Task (Tom March) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must be engaging for student </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must involve skills and knowledge related to the goals and objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must be measurable (assessment) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Activity – devise a question and task to drive the Web Quest </li></ul>
  6. 6. Resources <ul><li>Finding sources is a key step </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use search engines/directories to identify resource pointers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some specialized WWW sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create your own Google Search Engine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/coop/cse/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do we know a source is good? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Evaluation Rubrics for Students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activity – find a list of five sources appropriate for use in your Web Quest </li></ul>
  7. 7. Assessment <ul><li>How will you know if a student learned??? </li></ul><ul><li>Need to develop ways to measure learning from portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for how to assess Web Quests? </li></ul><ul><li>Example Rubrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SDSU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kathy Schrock’s Guide </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Templates <ul><li>Instead of creating a new plan every time, make a template for Quest. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier for students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Template for 1.0 available at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SDSU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example process for 2.0 at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tommarch.com/webquests/ </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Software <ul><li>Web Quests can be made using the simplest tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online tool exists at SDSU site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warning – can be a bit “buggy” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or you can use other Web 2.0 tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A wiki and/or blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.glogster.com </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Assignment <ul><li>Develop a Web Quest on your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure it includes all the elements of a good Web Quest </li></ul><ul><li>Use the creation tool you feel most comfortable with and can access easily </li></ul>
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