WebQuest

 

Description

Inquiry-based problem-solving activity using Internet resources. Building Blocks: Introduction, Task, Process, Evaluation, Conclusion, Teacher Page [Resources are included in various sections].

 

Student
Outcome(s)

• Students engage in collaborative research and decision making to construct knowledge and meaning
• Students engage in higher-order thinking

 

When to use

• When a topic is complex
• When a topic is controversial
• When addressing a real world problem is appropriate and beneficial for learning

 

Examples

Tom March site http://www.ozline.com/webquests/design.html

Bernie Dodge site http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html

Salem Witch trials

Best webquests (Tom March)

Bridging Cultures

Using a WebQuest in the Classroom

WebQuest WebQuest

Curry School WebQuests

WebQuest Templates

Strategy for Scaffolding

 

Rubric example

Bernie Dodge rubric

Tom March rubric