What is WebQuest ?
''A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to used learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.'' --Bernie DodgeHere is a short tutorial vedio for you to have a quick overview of creating a Webquest. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyht-ehlAWY)
Try to create one by yourself at QuestGarden (http://questgarden.com/)
The reasons for choosing WebQuest for ELT
- WebQuest is a practice and materialisation of task-based learning approach.
Further, to feel that their English language can express their thoughts and points of view in the group can be encouraging and motivating!
- WebQuest offers a chance for the students to practise their higher level of thinking skills: analysis, synthesis and evaluation.