The opportunities of educational internet resources in the development of students' research skills (on the example of webquest and educational blog)

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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to identify the possibilities of educational blogs and webquests in the organization of independent work of students oriented to the development of such research skills as search, analysis, and systematization of thematic information. The authors use a set of methods and procedures to determine experimentally the degree of development of these skills. The experiment confirms the existence of three levels of formed students' research skills-high, medium, and low-depending on the level of development of verbal intelligence of the participants. The received data during the formative experiment confirms the positive dynamics of formation of Russian students' research skills by means of educational Internet resources. The authors reveal the specific advantages of the use of the webquests and educational blogs for the development of students` research skills: visibility, structuring, versatility, interactivity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-Learning as a Socio-Cultural System
Subtitle of host publicationA Multidimensional Analysis
PublisherIGI Global
Pages43-62
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781466661554
ISBN (Print)1466661542, 9781466661547
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Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Social Sciences(all)

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