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Wang, Yi-Hsuan – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2021
The study designed WebQuest activities and explored the learning performance of learners to understand the suitability of using WebQuest in a college programming course. The study modified the processes of WebQuest based on social constructivism and scaffolding learning, and included programming tasks such as debugging practice to encourage…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Programming, Academic Achievement, Educational Technology
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BinTaleb, Abdulaziz – British Journal of Religious Education, 2021
This article describes one of the first webquests that was designed to enhance middle- and secondary-school pupils' understandings of Islam and Islamic civilisation. It also explores teachers' and pupils' perspectives on their experiences of the webquest's implementation. Pupils actively participated and collaborated in conducting this web-based…
Descriptors: Islam, Islamic Culture, Web Based Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Ozeldi, Meric; Yakin, Ilker – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Purpose: WebQuests are employed for many different instructional aims by offering students to take an active role and encouraging their critical thinking skills to construct their own meaning about an inquiry. The purpose of the study was to explore pre-service mathematics teachers' decisions about the organization of information sources in which…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Information Sources, Organization
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Gürgil, Fitnat; Ünal, Mertcan; Aksoy, Bülent – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The current study aims to determine prospective teachers' opinions about WebQuest applications by both introducing them to the WebQuest teaching materials and obtaining their experiences in the WebQuest design process. This study employs phenomenology as a qualitative research approach. The study was conducted in the spring semester of the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Instructional Materials
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Murphy, Carol; Calder, Nigel; Mansour, Nasser; Abu-Tineh, Abdullah – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2020
There is a need to investigate didactic strategies that can enhance engagement in science and mathematics education. This paper reports on the introduction of WebQuests, as part of collaborative inquiry, to enhance students' engagement in their mathematics lessons in Qatar. We present interview data gathered from eight student focus groups (grades…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Web Based Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 5
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Julian ChengChiang Chen – MEXTESOL Journal, 2019
This action report presents a pedagogically-sound approach to transforming conventional EFL instruction into an active learning environment. Following a constructivist project-based learning (PBL) approach, I propose a WebQuest learning module to demonstrate how EFL teachers can capitalize on cost-effective and user-friendly website builders to…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Web Based Instruction
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Chen, Chenin – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2021
Along with the rapid development of technology, the constant innovation and application of computer and information technology has information technology change humans' future lifestyles as well as induce comprehensive changes in humans' learning. Due to knowledge digitization, knowledge creation and update is fast that the acceleration and…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Students, Critical Thinking, Learning Activities
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Akçay, Ahmet – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Webquest, first introduced by Dodge in 1995, is a research and inquiry tool that uses the Internet as a resource. The interest of the students regarding the characteristics is included in the related literature according to the researches made. There is a need for studies to be regarded by the teacher candidates for the webquests regarded by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Internet
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Halitoglu, Vedat – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
In this study, a three-week sample application for the use of the WebQuest method in Turkish language teaching was developed, and the effectiveness of the application was tried to be determined through a "achievement test" and students' views. The study employed the mixed methods design, in the quantitative stage of the study,…
Descriptors: Turkish, Teaching Methods, Web Based Instruction, Achievement Tests
Kayla A. Weiglein – ProQuest LLC, 2023
German language classrooms lack authentic materials, especially at the intermediate and beginner levels. Authentic materials are generally substituted for mock materials in the target language, which creates an unrealistic and inauthentic second language (L2) environment. Additionally, authentic materials are oftentimes reserved for advanced L2…
Descriptors: German, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Instructional Materials
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Stetter, Maria Earman; Hughes, Marie Tejero – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This study examined students' ability to improve their reading comprehension through WebQuests that included instruction on story maps and online story reading. Seven students with learning disabilities at the middle school level participated in the study. During each session, on their own computer students independently read a story, reviewed…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Learning Disabilities, Pilot Projects, Grade 7
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Yenmez, Arzu Aydogan; Özpinar, Ilknur; Gökçe, Semirhan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
WebQuests are designed to ensure meaningful learning by combining technology with a constructivist approach in the classroom setting. This study aims to examine the effect of WebQuests used in instruction on students' academic achievements and the student and teacher opinions on WebQuests. The participants of this study using the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Academic Achievement, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Murphy, Carol; Abu-Tineh, Abdullah; Calder, Nigel; Mansour, Nasser – Teachers and Curriculum, 2019
Several studies have identified stress factors that teachers might experience in changing from a traditional approach to a more student-centred inquiry-based learning (IBL) approach. In this study, we report on teachers' perceptions following professional development (PD) that introduced WebQuests as a didactic tool alongside ongoing classroom…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Stress Variables, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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Yildiz, Sevda Goktepe; Korpeoglu, Seda Goktepe – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2016
In recent years, WebQuests have received a great deal of attention and have been used effectively in teaching-learning process in various courses. In this study, a WebQuest that can be applicable in teaching topological concepts for undergraduate level students was prepared. A number of topological concepts, such as countability, infinity, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Inquiry, Lesson Plans
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Aydin, Selami – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
This study presents a review of the literature that examines WebQuests as tools for second-language acquisition and foreign language-learning processes to guide teachers in their teaching activities and researchers in further research on the issue. The study first introduces the theoretical background behind WebQuest use in the mentioned…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Web Sites, Inquiry, Active Learning
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