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ERIC Number: EJ774016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2395
Recommendations for Implementing Internet Inquiry Projects
Jones, Brett D.
Journal of Educational Technology Systems, v30 n3 p271-291 2001-2002
The purpose of this study was to provide recommendations to teachers who are interested in implementing Internet inquiry projects. Four classes of ninth-and tenth-grade honors students (N = 100) participated in an Internet inquiry project in which they were presented with an ecology question that required them to make a decision based on information that they gathered, analyzed, and synthesized from the Internet and their textbook. Students then composed papers with a rationale for their decision. Students in one group had access to pre-selected relevant Web sites, access to the entire Internet, and were provided with less online support. Students in the other group had access to only pre-selected relevant Web sites, but were provided with more online support. Two of the most important recommendations were: 1) to provide students with more online support; and 2) to provide students with pre-selected relevant Web sites and allow them to search the Internet for information.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 10; Grade 9; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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