Students' Attitudes toward Learning Activities Organized with the Means of WebQuests Method

Olga Sakadineca, Anita Jansone
2018 Baltic Journal of Modern Computing  
The development of the skills and competencies of the 21st century leads education to the need for the reform, with a view to realizing the social and economic needs of the students and the entire society of the 21st century. In the conditions of the transition of education to a competence approach, new means and new educational technologies based on them are needed, contributing to the improvement of the quality of education. Information and communication technologies are becoming an integral
more » ... art of the educational process, qualitatively changing the information and educational environment. The technology WebQuest, as an interactive method of learning, is based on research-oriented activities with the use of the Internet resources. The article describes the techniques and methods of introducing the interactive method of learning WebQuest at the lessons of the Latvian language and literature, based on web 2.0 tools, into the learning process. One of the goals of the study was to identify students' attitudes toward learning activity using the WebQuest method. Structural components of the relationship were singled out according to the method of O. Voronina: emotional-evaluative attitude, attitude to work in the group, external and internal motivation. The article presents the results of the survey of the students of the 6th, 8th and 12th grades of Liepaja Secondary School No. 7.
doi:10.22364/bjmc.2018.6.3.04 fatcat:rwoftx5ut5fhjepxpchesaa27q