Interactive Web Quest

Contact person info
Name of contact person: 
Sally Ashton-Hay
Email of contact person:
Who are your partners?: 
Educational development staff
International Office
What is the rationale for this practice?: 
Perceived need by ALL staff
Perceived need by faculty staff
High demand from students
Supports university obligations/initiatives
ESOS legislation
First year experience initiatives
What support exists for this practice? (Institutional or other): 
University strategic/operational plan
Departmental strategic/operational plan
Teaching/learning management plan
What restrictions are there on this practice? (Institutional or other): 
Room availability and suitability
If you have evaluated this practice, please select evaluation type(s): 
Usage numbers
What are the strengths of this practice?: 

The interactive Web Quest helps to familiarise students with the online Blackboard learning management system and how to navigate through their various units of study.

What are the weaknesses?: 

Usually takes more time than planned.

What improvements (if any) would you like to make?: 

Plan a longer time for the interactive Web Quest activity to ensure everyone completes the various tasks and develops a better understanding of how to navigate the SCU learning management system.

What approaches/theories of language and/or learning underpin this practice?: 

Interactive learning; experiential learning; computer literacy; technology navigation; information literacy for course units

Other publications/products arising from this practice? (Not already included in previous question): 

Paper based resources

Online resources

ALL Publication