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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Online article on the Arbanasi monastery

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1600 - The 17th Century
Topic: “Christ great archangel”; “Transfiguration of Christ”; 12 scenes from the life of the Mother of God in the monastery “Saint Nicholas” in Arbanasi
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Name of Author(s):
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Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: General audience
Overall Evaluation: fair
Availability of community:
static article
Objectives & Structure:
This article gives general information on the history of the region and the monasteries.
The article does not require special learning skills.

The provided information could be incorporated into a training course should it be also supported by additional readings and visual materials.
Description of contents:
The text is structured into three parts – general information on the village of Arbanassi, where the monastery is situated, general information on the monastery “St. Nicolas” and general information on a second monastery in the area.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: fair
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: good
Educational and learning value: fair
Quality and relevancy of content: good
Compatibility of the content with the target group: good
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: good
Degree and quality of interaction: fair
Exploitation of the electronic potential: fair
Availability and quality of simulation exercises: poor
Quality of the evaluation tools: poor
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: good
How the product could be improved?: More analytical material, more images, specific images of the separate elements of the murals, a learning community with opportunities for exchange of opinions and reaching external links with information, opportunities for testing, exercising. All of the
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
This web-site is suitable to be used with the students. The information provided can be combined with the data available on /an article on the monastery in Bulgarian language/ and /a quite well developed blog with a lot of information and some visual materials/.
Evaluation Date: 16 May 2008
Name of teacher: Boryana Borislavova Vasileva
Name of School: 21 High school ”Hristo Botev”
Country: Bulgaria
Subjects Taught: Ceramics, computer graphics, art history, painting

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