Module 7: Web-Based Learning

Record in your blog some of the web-based resources that you may be able to use and how you will integrate them into your teaching.

The following web-based resources can be used as lesson enhancements (Roblyer & Doering, 2014, p. 260) across all disciplines, but are specifically considered for integration regarding my teaching areas of secondary HSIE and English.

Google Docs: Google Docs is a web-based word processor that enables group product development and serves as a collaborative online working tool. Students can electronically publish their work to create interpersonal exchanges and actively participate in their own learning (Roblyer & Doering, 2014, p. 261). This resource seems the most obvious choice for an English classroom, enabling development of literacy and digital literacies simultaneously. Suwantarathip and Wichadee (2014, p. 148) argue that the collaborative affordances of google docs enable development of students’ decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management and communication skills which are vital life skill outcomes.

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