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Creating Webquests


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Creating Webquests

  1. 1. Creating WebQuests Using Filamentality<br />
  2. 2. WebQuests with MS Word<br />Many teachers create webquests with MS Word.<br />Ocean Water WebQuest<br />These webquests are great, but let’s look at a different way of creating webquests.<br />
  3. 3. WebQuests with Filamentality<br />Webquests can also be created as a webpage.<br />Science Fair WebQuest<br />This puts all the content onto one webpage and hosts the webpage on the internet.<br />
  4. 4. Benefits with Filamentality<br />Webquests are a webpage and are accessible to students anywhere.<br />All the content is on one screen and students do not have to navigate between several screens.<br />The internet links are easy to access and use (no CTRL clicking).<br />Depending on the format, student answers can be typed into the webpage and printed off.<br />
  5. 5. Using Filamentality<br />Filamentality is a website:<br /><br />Start off by searching Filamentality to view pre-made webquests.<br />
  6. 6. Using Filamentality<br />Filamentality offers five different formats that allow you to create online learning for your students.<br />1.) Hotlist<br />2.) Scrapbook<br />3.) Treasure Hunt<br />4.) Subject Sampler<br />5.) WebQuest<br />
  7. 7. Hotlists<br />A Hotlist is simply a list of internet sites. It can be used as a resource for student research or as additional resources for parents.<br />Example 1<br />Example 2<br />
  8. 8. Scrapbooks<br />A Scrapbook is also just a list of internet sites. The difference with a scrapbook is that it contains multimedia resources such as streaming videos and images.<br />Example 1<br />Example 2<br />
  9. 9. Treasure Hunts<br />A Treasure Hunt is a list of internet sites that also contains questions about the sites and a larger focusing question. <br />Example 1<br />Example 2<br />
  10. 10. Subject Samplers<br />A Subject Sampler is a list of websites that includes questions. Several questions that can be answered by the information on the website are listed underneath each website.<br />Example 1<br />Example 2<br />
  11. 11. WebQuests<br />A WebQuest is more of a project based type of online learning. Students are given tasks and roles that they must carry out while visiting specified websites.<br />Example 1<br />
  12. 12. Creating Your Own WebQuest<br />From the Filamentality website, choose to start a new page.<br />
  13. 13. Creating Your Own WebQuest<br />Fill in your personal information. It is ok to give your school email address and the school website. They will not send you junk mail.<br />
  14. 14. Creating Your Own WebQuest<br />First Step - <br />Create a list of the links you will use in your WebQuest.<br />Links are added three at a time.<br />Copy and paste the links into your list.<br />Include descriptions and titles for links.<br />
  15. 15. Creating Your Own WebQuest<br />Second Step - <br />Once you have finished adding links, select the type of page you would like to create.<br />Fill in the required blanks for your selected page.<br />Choose your color schemes.<br />Click on your page type again to view the page you created.<br />
  16. 16. Creating Your Own WebQuest<br />Third Step - <br />Review the page that you have created.<br />You are given an internet address for your new page.<br />You can edit your page at any time.<br />You can have your page removed from the internet at any time.<br />You can log out and log back in later to complete or edit your page.<br />
  17. 17. Questions??<br />Any questions?<br />Now its your turn to create your own WebQuest!<br />