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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Official Boyana church web-site

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1200 - The 13th Century
Topic: Byzantine art, Turnovo art school
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): National historic museum
Name of Producer: National historic museum
Language/s of Product: Bulgarian, English, German
Website of the product:
Target Group: General public
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
This web-site gives very well structured information on the history and the artistic developments of the Boyana church.
The site does not require special learning skills and provides an opportunity for reaching ample information about related details, of which the learner has little or no knowledge.
The provided information can be incorporated into a training course, which, due to the many images, can provide the learners with comprehensive knowledge of the art at the Boyana church.
Description of contents:
Home /general info about the site/, History /of the Boyana church/, Architecture /architectural elements of the church/, Gallery /artistic elements/, Contacts
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: good
Educational and learning value: excellent
Quality and relevancy of content: excellent
Compatibility of the content with the target group: good
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: excellent
Degree and quality of interaction: poor
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?: he virtual 3D tours are not operational – this should be fixed. A user community can be added. Further details about the frescos should be introduced for completeness and increased educational value.
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
This web-site is suitable to be used with the students. Its contents can be used for discussions as well as for autonomous learning. Besides, it provides official and comprehensive information on this UNESCO site, together with good visual representations.
Evaluation Date: 06 May 2008
Name of teacher: Virginija Milkova Pencheva
Name of School: National school of arts “Prof. Veselin Stoyanov» - Rousse
Country: Bulgaria
Subjects Taught: painting; History of Bulgarian Art

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