Project Toolkit
Steps in Doing a Class CultureQuest Project

 Implementing Your CultureQuest Project
1 Preparation
2 Planning and Pedagogy
3 Develop a Country Profile
4 Introducing the Study of Culture
5 Forming Groups
6 Researching Aspects of Culture
7 Writing up the Research
8 Completing the Project
9 Presenting and Publishing Projects

Teacher and students decide what is appropriate for the educational web site they will create so that the notes they have may be written up appropriately for their sections. Unlike a paper, students do less writing on an educational web site and more hyperlinking. The goal is not to supply all the information in their own words but to summarize the resources and point interested persons (via hyperlinks) to those resources.

Since the web site is an educational site, not just an informational one, it should not only provide information, it should also attempt to interest other students in the subject so they will be motivated to learn more about the culture. Clearly, here is where not only interesting content is important but graphics, pictures, video, etc. might also be useful. The students' text should be brief, written in their own words and should not be a "cut and paste" of information copied from the web. The class might decide to make their educational web site interactive; that is, include such things as a pre-post quiz or a survey revealing common misconceptions about a culture, both of which draw the reader in. Other ways readers can interact with the information on the site include: inviting readers to leave informed comments, puzzles that might provide useful information, as well as other games with content appropriate to the site.