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New Media Language Training Inc. project

Funded by:

Nancy Van Dorp

John Allan

Jim Edgar


Create a Webquest for your
OSLT/ ELT Class

New Media Language Training Inc.

Abstract

This session explains what
webquests

are, how they can benefit language
learning and where to access
webquests

and related resources
online. Using a template, participants
will be guided through the steps to
make a customized
webquest
. This
workshop is open to all, especially
anyone interested in the CIC
-
funded
LearnIT2teach Stage 4.

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Presentation Outline


What is a webquest?


Webquests and language training


Sample OSLT webquest


Online webquest resources


General info


Readymade webquests


Build a webquest


Template


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Webquest 101


Part 1

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4rel5qOPvU

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What is a webquest?
-
Review

Inquiry
-
oriented project

Set in the web

Students answer deep, meaningful
questions about content area

Common format


Introduction


Task


Process


Evaluation


Conclusion


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Content
-
based Curriculum for ESP

A content
-
based curriculum integrates
target language learning and content
learning.




(Marco (2002)

Content
-
based instruction

employs
authentic reading materials which
require students not only to
understand information but to
interpret and evaluate it as well....


Brinton, Snow,
and Wesche (1989)

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Internet in Content
-
based ESP

Increased motivation and participation

More opportunities to interact with the
target language and content area

Greater integration of reading and
writing
skills

Able to implement a pedagogy based
on problem solving and critical
thinking

More self
-
paced autonomous learning
that is learner
-
controlled

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Features of a Good Webquest


Higher order, critical thinking (not
restating information)

Simulates a lifelike situation

Requires use of effective research skills

Highly collaborative (with defined
roles) clear objectives/assessment

(More interesting for teachers if groups
are doing something different.)


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Sample webquest

A New Bridge for the Nation's Capital


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Webquest

Resources

WEB PAGES

SPECIFIC CONTENT

http://webquest.org/index
-
create.php



Technology: To Buy or Not to Buy

http://questgarden.com/61/07/5/080221060851/



Genetic Engineering: What will our Future look like?

http://questgarden.com/112/06/8/101023150156/proc
ess.htm



http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer
-
ramazani/Links/webquests.htm#ESL_Web_Quests



Multiple Intelligences

http://www.eslgo.com/classes/mi/index2.htm



Work and Travel Webquest

http://jasonbarnaby.tripod.com/



http://www.zunal.com/



Modals

http://www.zunal.com/webquest.php?w=152942



Passive Voice

http://www.zunal.com/webquest.php?w=152950

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Steps to a
WebQuest

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Search and use


Search and alter


Create an original

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Search Existing
WebQuests

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http://
webquest.org
/
search

or

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Build Your Own
WebQuest

Starting Point Options:


Quest Garden (
registration)


Word template


PowerPoint template


3
rd

party (
Zunal

-

registration
)



HTML
templates


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Build Your Own
WebQuest

Open template PowerPoint file


Topic


Design Pattern
(http://
webquest.sdsu.edu
/
designpatterns
/
all.htm
)


Introduction


Task


Process


Evaluation


Conclusion


Teacher Page


Save, Store & Publish

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Conclusion


Good fit for blended learning


Abundant and alterable


PBL


Higher order/ critical thinking


Multi
-
modal project
(brainstorm, writing,
researching, presentation,
cooperation,
…)


Reusable



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