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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Past Exhibitions: Hogarth

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1700 - The 18th Century
Topic: William Hogarth
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Tate Gallery
Name of Producer: Tate Gallery
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: General public, teachers, students 11+
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
This is a site produced for a major exhibition of Hogarth’s work in 2007. It is an excellent, simple and useful introductory site that is easy to use and open to general public. There is a brief introduction to Hogarth and then a series of clickable options which expand the information available.
Description of contents:
The brief clear introduction explains the exhibition but also outlines Hogarth’s work and importance.
Clickable sections include:
• “The Modern Moral Series” where you can view detail of all Hogarth’s series
• “Events and Education” where you can download some excellent and very thorough teacher’s notes which provide good starting points for class discussion
• “Hogarth’s London” is an interactive site that allows you to find out more about key features of London in the 18th century and place Hogarth’s work in an historical context
• “Further Resources”
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: excellent
Exploitation of the electronic potential: excellent
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: excellent
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
Students, either individually or as a group, could explore this site as an introduction to the artist and some of his work but, most usefully, the site provides excellent teacher resources.
An excellent site for teachers or students to begin a study into William Hogarth.
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Jane Giles
Name of School: Trinity School
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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