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Under Construction - Building Web Sites as a Project-Based Learning Activity for ABE/ESOL Classes: Tips for Teachers

This book is designed to provide adult literacy and ESOL staff developers and teachers with some simple, user-friendly guidance on using project based instruction and technology to build a web site with students.
Author(s): 
Jeff Carter
Steve Quann
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
World Education
Published: 
2003
Resource Type: 
Product
Number of Pages: 
59
Required Training: 

Basic knowledge of the web.  Basic web development is useful, and the document provides links to resources to address these skills.

What the Experts Say: 

Under Construction is a useful tool for instructors who want to introduce their students to some basic technology skills and/or use the World Wide Web to publish student products. The book not only provides step-by-step guide to building a web site with students, but also introduces the rationale for using project-based instruction and using technology as a tool. The quotes from teachers who have used this approach add interest and real-life examples. Very practical hints, suggestions, and cautions provide valuable information for first-timers. This resource guide not only encourages adult students to be technology learners, but also guides the teacher in promoting the use of technology while encouraging authentic learning.

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