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Around the World in Eighty Websites:   A WebQuest Adventure
Veda M. Scholle
Lesley University
ECOMP 5100 Las Vegas
This paper explores the definition of WebQuests and gives brief points to why they are educationally sound, the importance of a assigning a great task, and how WebQuests motivate students.   The reader will learn about a WebQuest called Around the World through Music and why it is a good topic for arts integration.   This paper also provides ways to integrate this world music WebQuest into your school and how it addresses the importance of using world music to teach about other cultures.
Around the World in Eighty Websites:   A WebQuest Adventure
      Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne.   In the book, the main characters attempt to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.   A play on words, this WebQuest provides students with eighty websites of musical examples around the world.   Students will not actually visit them all, but they will have the whole world at their fingertips.   The genius of the World Wide Web is that students can go anywhere and are no longer confined to the classroom walls around them.   Through this WebQuest, students can hear and see music being created and celebrated in unique ways of any culture they choose to explore.   They will then share the information they find with their peers, exposing the students to various forms of rich and exciting sounds across the globe.
      WebQuests were first created in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March at San Diego State University.   As defined by http://edweb.sdsu.edu/WebQuest/overview.html,
      WebQuests are inquiry-oriented activities in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web.   WebQuests are designed to use learners’ time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners’ thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis, and...

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