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ERIC Number: EJ1079280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-4741
Perceived Benefits and Attitudes of Student Teachers to Web-Quest as a Motivating, Creative and Inquiry-Based Learning Tool in Education
Aina, Samuel Ayobami; Sofowora, Alaba Olaniyi
Higher Education Studies, v3 n5 p29-35 2013
This study discussed how the Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan utilized Web-Quest as a motivating and creative tool to teach a compulsory and large pre-service teachers' Course (TEE 304) The study also investigated the attitude and perception of pre-service teachers to the use of Web-Quest. The results showed that the sample perceived Web-Quest as a useful creative, motivating pedagogical tool for learning. Student teachers perceived Web-Quest as interesting and highly beneficial to their learning. Gender was also a factor in the utilization of Web-Quest. Furthermore, students' age and gender had positive influence on their attitude to Web-Quest. The student teachers saw Web-Quest as an Inquiry-based pedagogical tool and learning strategy that enhanced team spirit, high level thinking, collaboration and that it saved costs and time.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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