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Osman, Kamisah – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
Teaching and learning based on web or web-based learning is a concept which integrates information and technology in education. Teachers and instructors have to assist their learners to learn to function in this information environment. However, teacher trainers and instructors have limited experience in the integration of ICT by using web in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kleemans, Tijs; Segers, Eliane; Droop, Mienke; Wentink, Hanneke – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
The present study investigated the differences in learning gain when performing a WebQuest with a well-defined versus an ill-defined assignment. Twenty boys and twenty girls (mean age 11; 10), attending a special primary education school, performed two WebQuests. In each WebQuest, they performed either a well-defined or an ill-defined assignment.…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Elementary School Students, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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Yang, Chien-Hui; Tzuo, Pei Wen; Komara, Cecile – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
Developed by Dodge (1995), WebQuest is an inquiry-based teaching tool, in which students of all ages and levels participate in an authentic task that use pre-designed, pre-defined internet resources, though other print resources can also be used. Learners will put the focus on gathering, summarizing, synthesizing, and evaluating the information…
Descriptors: Creativity, Technology Uses in Education, Inquiry, Active Learning
Kurt, Serhat – Educational Technology, 2009
WebQuest is a popular inquiry-oriented activity in which learners use Web resources. Since the creation of the innovation, almost 15 years ago, the Web has changed significantly, while the WebQuest technique has changed little. This article examines possible applications of new Web trends on WebQuest instructional strategy. Some possible…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Internet, Educational Technology
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Halat, Erdogan – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2008
In this article, the author first introduces and describes a new teaching tool called WebQuests to practicing teachers. He then provides detailed information about the structure of a good WebQuest. Third, the author shows the strengths and weaknesses of using Web-Quests in teaching and learning. Last, he points out the challenges for practicing…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Internet, Computer Assisted Instruction, Constructivism (Learning)
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Hsiao, Hsien-Sheng; Tsai, Chung-Chieh; Lin, Chien-Yu; Lin, Chih-Cheng – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The rapid growth of Internet has resulted in the rise of WebQuest learning recently. Teachers encourage students to participate in the searching for knowledge on different topics. When using WebQuest, students' self-regulation is often the key to successful learning. Therefore, this study establishes a self-regulated learning system to assist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Self Management
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Wang, Feng; Hannafin, Michael J. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2009
This study examined how participating preservice teachers reported their perceptions and use of different scaffolds provided to support their WebQuest design. Sixteen preservice teachers participated in a succession of course activities designed to guide WebQuest design and development. Results indicated that while participants followed, adapted,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Design
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Chang, Cheng-Sian; Chen, Tzung-Shi; Hsu, Wei-Hsiang – Computers & Education, 2011
This study is to demonstrate the impact of different teaching strategies on the learning performance of environmental education using quantitative methods. Students learned about resource recycling and classification through an instructional website based on the teaching tool of WebQuest. There were 103 sixth-grade students participating in this…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Museums
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Kaewchote, Nantawan; Chongchaikit, Maturos – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2012
The purpose of this research was to enhancing the Thai language oral reading skills of lower elementary students with Down syndrome using WebQuest lesson. The sample groups were the 5 lower elementary students, purposively selected from Watnonsaparam public school under the Office of Saraburi Educational Service Area, Thailand. The research…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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AL-Edwan, Zaid Suleiman – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
This study aimed at identifying the Effectiveness of using Web Quest Strategy in acquiring the geographic concepts among eighth grade students in Jordan. The study individuals consisted of (119) students in the scholastic year 2013-2014. Four sections were randomly selected from two schools divided into experimental and control groups. They were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Concept Formation, Control Groups, Web Based Instruction
Oliver, Deborah – ProQuest LLC, 2010
WebQuests are increasing in popularity across the country, yet it remains unclear whether WebQuests confer a significant benefit in student content learning. In addition, the perceptions of teachers regarding the classroom value and efficacy of WebQuests in teaching higher level thinking skills are still unclear. The goals of the study were (a) to…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Student Attitudes, Grade 5, Thinking Skills
Lee, Haesong – ProQuest LLC, 2013
WebQuests, or inquiry-oriented activities in which learners interact with Web-based information (Dodge, 1995, 1996, 2007), have recently been gaining popularity in education in general and in language education in particular. While it has the advantage of fostering higher-level thinking through authentic assignments, a WebQuest can be challenging…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Assignments, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Awada, Ghada; Burston, Jack; Ghannage, Rosie – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2020
This study investigated the effectiveness of integrating Student Team Achievement Division (STAD), a structured cooperative learning method, and "WebQuest," an inquiry-based technological model (IBTM) on developing university English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students' advanced-level argumentative writing skills and enhancing…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Comparative Analysis
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Kobylinski, Chris – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
This paper focuses on the students' feedback after their participation in a WebQuest research project and aims to determine if the format of a WebQuest enhances student interest and engagement with a text compared to a traditional reading. It was hypothesized that students would respond favorably to this format, and that the increased engagement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Instructional Effectiveness
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Stockwell, Esther – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This study adapted web-based exploratory tasks using WebQuests as a means of enabling students to understand and reflect on both the target and their own culture. Learners actively used various authentic resources selected to meet their linguistic and cognitive needs to complete the tasks. The aim of this study was to help Japanese university…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Task Analysis, Intercultural Programs, Interpersonal Competence
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