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How to make a WebQuest
These articles show the design process, the tasks and resources needed to create a webquest.
Overview of WebQuests:
    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Building Blocks of a WebQuest
Summary:
- Provides a detailed description of the six components of a WebQuest: Introduction, Task, Process, Resources Evaluation and Conclusion.
- Includes a teacher resource page.

Author: San Diego City Schools, USA

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Create Your Own WebQuests
Summary:
- A short article presenting a guide to creating and customising WebQuests.

Author: Bonnie Bruno

  
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) An Introduction to WebQuests
Summary:
- A brief introduction to WebQuests and the process of creating them.
- Lists links to examples of successful WebQuests created for each level of schooling.

Author: Innovative Teaching Concepts

bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Mine the Internet: WebQuests
Summary:
- Provides resources and training material to assist teachers with creating and adding WebQuests to their teaching strategies.

Author: Quebec English Schools Network, Canada

   
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Specialized Search Engines and Directories
Summary:
- A selective list of materials that may be useful as resources in a WebQuest.
- All of the listed links lead to sites that contain specific information that may not turn up when performing a general search on the Web using Altavista, Yahoo, and other search engines and directories.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Supporting Internet Exploration with WebQuests
Summary:
- A detailed guide for developing WebQuests that meet curriculum goals.
- Provides links to resources, developing solutions and assessment methods.

Author: Carey Smith, Indiana University

      
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Working the Web for Education: The 3 R's of WebQuests
Summary:
- An online article stressing the importance of developing clear, concise and relevant WebQuests in order to maximise the effectiveness of teaching.

Author: Tom March

Design Process:
    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) A Road Map for Developing WebQuest
Summary:
- A brief PowerPoint presentation highlighting all areas of the design process.
- Includes information on developing an evaluation of learner performance.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Creating a WebQuest: It's Easier than You Think!
Summary:
- A brief article about developing a well planned WebQuest, the design process and where to seek assistance during the development phase.

Author: Linda Starr, Education World

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Designing and Implementing WebQuests
Summary:
- A presentation highlighting the process of developing a WebQuest and suggested methods of implementing them into the curriculum.

Authors: Holly Gray, Sharon A Widmayer

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Fine Points:Little Things That Make a Big Difference
Summary:
- Lists 14 points for improving the aesthetics and professionalism of a WebQuest.

Author: San Diego City Schools, USA (Designed by Bernie Dodge)

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) Process Guides: Student Guides
Summary:
- Short guides to assist students in the process of efficiently undertaking a WebQuest.
- Processes addressed include brainstorming, time management and using primary sources.

Author: San Diego City Schools, USA (Designed by Dan McDowell)

   
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) The WebQuest Design Process
Summary:
- Illustrates the WebQuest design process in a linear graphical form. - Provides links to suggested readings.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) The WebQuest Design Process
Summary:
- A detailed graphical representation of the WebQuest design process as used and developed by Tom March.

Author: Tom March

bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) WebQuest Process Checklist
Summary:
- Provides a checklist to ensure each stage of the development process is addressed.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
Tasks:
   
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) A Taxonomy of WebQuest Tasks
Summary:
- Provides detailed definitions, examples and tips on various tasks.
- Tasks examined include scientific tasks, mystery tasks, journalistic tasks, design tasks, analytical tasks and creative product tasks.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) WebQuest Taxonomy Cluster
Summary:
- A graphical representation of various WebQuest tasks.
- Tasks described include scientific tasks, mystery tasks, journalistic tasks, design tasks, analytical tasks and creative product tasks.

Author: San Diego City Schools, USA

     
Templates
   
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) WebQuest Templates
Summary:
- A collection of basic WebQuest templates available for downloading.

Author: Bernie Dodge

    
bluebullet.gif (208 bytes) WebQuest Template
Summary:
- This site describes the Overview, Introduction, Quest(ions), Process, Resources, Evaluation, and, Conclusion giving guidelines for each section of the webquest.

Author:Spartanburg School District 3

     
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