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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Abstract Sculpture: Henry Moore and Jean Arp

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1900 - The 20th Century
Topic: Henry Moore & Barbara Hepworth
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Name of Author(s): Ken Rohrer, Judy Decker
Name of Producer: Incredible Art Department
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: Art teachers, students 11+
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
The site is produced by the Incredible Art Department in the USA as a teaching and learning resource.
From an array of clickable titles on the Home Page, teachers can download an enormous range of resources covering many topics and suitable for a range of age groups.
Description of contents:
The Abstract Sculpture section contains detail on Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.
It is possible to click onto a set of quotations by Henry Moore about his work; visit sites to see various pieces of work; or visit other information websites or museums etc
Similarly there is a section about Barbara Hepworth, which has a brief profile and appropriate links to study her work.
There is an excellent general bibliography covering a wide range of 20th century sculptors
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: excellent
Quality and relevancy of content: excellent
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: excellent
Degree and quality of interaction: good
Exploitation of the electronic potential: good
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: good
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
n some cases, the information contained on the site can be used directly by students but generally the site will provide teachers with information or detail to include in their lesson planning.
This is an accessible and useful site for teachers initiating ideas and information about Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth and other 20th century sculptors.
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Sam Tinkler
Name of School: Southfield Technology College
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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