A Web-Quest as a Teaching and Learning Tool
Perizat B. Seitkazy, Rymshash K. Toleubekova, Aray K. Amanova, Amanjol A. Tashetov, Galiya Iskakova, Shnar S. Demissenova
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The aim of the article is to find out the extent of the web-quest's efficiency as a teaching and learning tool. In this regard, the research was conducted on secondary level of one of Kazakhstani school gymnasium.The results shows that although a web-quest fairly assisted to gain  the lessons' goals, it was perceived to be a quite useful for facilitating knowledge attainment and supporting a problem-based learning, group work as well as interaction of the students. The teacher stated that a web-quest assisted to create a learning environment, fostered critical thinking skills, creativity and had a motivational effect on learners. The findings proposed that for the successful implementation of the web-quest in teaching and learning practices, more accent should be made on teachers afford. The teachers should be aware of the potential of the software to address the class' set goals. The focus should be made on the contents of the resources and assignments to make them more encouraging. 

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Article Type: Research Article

INT ELECT J MATH ED, 2016, Volume 11, Issue 10, 3537-3549

Publication date: 06 Dec 2016

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