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Using WebQuests as an Introduction to Methods PROCEEDINGS

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-37-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper describes the University of Virginia, Curry School of Education's approach for using WebQuests as an introduction to methods courses. EDLF 345, Introduction to Educational Technology, provides preservice teachers with fundamental technology knowledge specific to relative content areas. After eight weeks of building upon skills, students then use their technology knowledge to create content-specific WebQuests. The WebQuests offer opportunities for preservice teachers to explore content resources and organize information within a technological context. Provided is a discussion of some of the potential connections that are made during WebQuest planning and the implications of these connections on future methods courses.

Citation

Fernald, S. & Molebash, P. (2000). Using WebQuests as an Introduction to Methods. In D. Willis, J. Price & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2251-2254). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 19, 2018 from .

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  1. The WebQuest Creation Process: A Case Study of Preservice Teachers Working Individualistically or Collaboratively

    Leanne Roberts, Mercyhurst College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1760–1767

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