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A WebQuest is a learning activity used by educators. During this activity learners read, analyze, and synthesize information using the World Wide ...
Educational Broadcasting Corporation (2004). WebQuests: Explination.
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A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. The model was developed by Bernie Dodge at San Diego State University in February, 1995 with early input from SDSU/Pacific Bell Fellow Tom March, the Educational Technology staff at San Diego Unified School District, and waves of participants each summer at the Teach the Teachers Consortium.
Since those beginning days, tens of thousands of teachers have embraced WebQuests as a way to make good use of the internet while engaging their students in the kinds of thinking that the 21st century requires. The model has spread around the world, with special enthusiasm in Brazil, Spain, China, Australia and Holland.
Dodge, B. (2007). What is a WebQuest?. Retireved August 1, 2008 from WebQuest.org web site: http://webquest.org/index.php
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