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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Matthew Paris

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1200 - The 13th Century
Topic: Matthew Paris
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Wikipedia
Name of Producer: Wikipedia Foundation, Inc.
Language/s of Product: English
Website of the product:
Target Group: General public, teachers and students 11+
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
Open site with a series of articles, some very useful links and some downloadable illustrations. The site is designed for teachers and students and has a basic history of Matthew Paris and some good sections placing his work in context.
Description of contents:
There are 8 sections:
1. Life and work
2. Manuscripts by Matthew Paris
3. Paris as an artist
4. Paris as a historian
5. Studies of Matthew Paris
6. Sources
7. Notes
8. External links
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
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: fair
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
General use by students for individual or group study. Provides some very good background information, illustrations, sources and links.
An excellent starting point for work on Matthew Paris and manuscripts as well as enabling links to be made between Art and History
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Jane Giles, Ruth Harwood
Name of School: Trinity School
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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