Motivational Aspects of WebQuest Design
Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-47-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
The WebQuest model was developed with learner motivation in mind, but the principles that underlie that design have never been made explicit. Five models of motivation will be briefly described (Keller's ARCS model; Malone & Lepper's Theory of Fun; Csikszentmihalyi's Flow Theory; Ford's Motivation Systems Theory and Wlodkowski's Time Continuum Model). Each part of a standard WebQuest will be described in terms of the models with recommendations for design and research provided.
Dodge, B. (2003). Motivational Aspects of WebQuest Design. In C. Crawford, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2003--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1737-1739). Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 27, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/18271/.
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