Scavenger hunts

Scavenger hunts send learners out on a quest for answers and sources of reliable information on the Web or corporate and campus intranets.

About the examples

Scavenger hunt activityThe first example challenges learners to find specific regulations about medical testing of human subjects. Learners are provided with a link to the appropriate regulations where the answers are found.

In another example, future Visual Basic programmers are challenged to locate the latest code, documentation, and technical tips for a programming library used to manipulate databases.

Yet another example is about diamonds in Colorado. At the end of the scavenger hunt, learners are asked to draw a conclusion using the information they just located.

TScavenger hunt activityhe example to the right is a sanitized scavenger hunt used in an ethics course.

The first three examples were built using Adobe Dreamweaver and JavaScript.

The fourth example was built using iSpring Solution’s QuizMaker and converted to HTML5.

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