Using the Internet to Promote Inquiry-Based Learning (Archived Version)

This site is an e-paper that describes a structured approach to inquiry-based learning using the World Wide Web as a primary information resource. Specifically, the paper addresses an 8-step process that begins with an essential question and ends with a product produced by students, typically completed in a cooperative setting. The paper also discusses the skills required by both student and teacher to make inquiry-based learning with the internet a successful endeavor. Finally, the paper discusses the components of a Project Page, an online document that facilitates the learning process and supports the reader with Web links relating to inquiry-based learning.
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