Topic 6: Beginning Your Project

 

WebQuests

  • WebQuests are powerfully motivating inquiry oriented learning opportunity for students. Some are commercially available to be joined either free or for a fee such as GreeceQuest. Others are teacher created. The basic WebQuest structure is:
    • Introduction
    • The Task
    • Process
    • Evaluation
    • Conslusion
    • Credits
    • Teacher Page
  • You can use theTemplate on Bernie Dodge's WebQuest site. I suggest you also read the Anatomy of the WebQuest Templates as well
  • The two most well know authorities on Web Quests are Bernie Dodge at San Diego State Univeristy and Hal March. You can get more information on how to create and WebQuests on their Web sites and on some of the other WebQuest sites listed here:
  • Filamentality

    Filamentality is PacBell's online project site for educators. It allows educators to post Internet Scavenger Hunts (Treasure Hunts) for their students. It provides a fill-in-the-blank template to help educators create interactive Web sites that guide their students' learning. Take time to explore this site and learn how to create your own Filamentality Treasure Hunt.