WebQuests for L2

Problems & Solutions
WebQuest Model for L2
WebQuest for Reading & Vocabulary


WebQuest for L2 Design (I)
WebQuest for L2 Design (II)
Process Design
Scaffolding Tools



When designing a WebQuest you can follow these steps:

Decide on the topic of the WebQuest and within what course it would fit.

Define the type the setting and the TASK; think exactly of the final material result that you want your students to accomplish: o A survey, a poster, a web page, a panel discussion, a magazine, etc. The following can help you to decide:

- Questions related to concrete aspects of the chosen topic

- Generation of possible tasks

Define the transformation of the information that will take place in accomplishing the task.You may ask your students to comprehend or understand information, apply knowledge, analyse, synthesise, evaluate information or create a new product.

Define the roles that the students will play. Be sure that the workload is similar for each of the roles and that all roles involve using web resources.

Search for the best resources to achieve linguistic and non-linguistic goals. Take into account the criteria of "origen" "content" and "style". Be sure that resources are authentic, attractive and varied.

Think of an attractive start for the introduction of your WebQuest.




Learn more:

Webquest Design Process by Dodge

Webquest Design patterns

Useful summary about creating webquests

Diseño y puesta en práctica de una Webquest en una aula de secundaria