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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Online article with images from the Kremikovtsi monastery

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1400 - The 15th Century
Topic: Tarnovo art school - the group church founders’ portrait in the church at the Kremikovtsi monastery
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s):
Name of Producer:, photos Albena Vacheva.
Language/s of Product: Bulgarian, Russian
Target Group: General audience
Website last update: n/a
Overall Evaluation: good
Availability of community:
static article
Objectives & Structure:
This article gives insufficient information on the monastery, but is supported by good visual materials.
The article does not require special learning skills and provides some opportunities for reaching additional information.

The provided information can be incorporated into a training course, which, due to the many images, can provide the learners with a good idea of the visual arts at the Kremikovtsi monastery.
Description of contents:
The Bulgarian language part presents the murals at the monastery, while the Russian part gives some details on the current monastery management.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: good
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: fair
Usability / easiness of navigation: good
The website is interesting / stimulating: good
Educational and learning value: good
Quality and relevancy of content: good
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: good
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: excellent
How the product could be improved?: Learning material should be added to the ample visualizations of the murals in the monastery. Adding a community and exercising and evaluation tools would be another great advantage.
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
This material is suitable to be used with the students. Its visual representations should be supported by additional visual ones, such as those available at: /presenting the weapon images at the monastery/, and /excellent photos from the interior and exterior/ as well as additional readings, such as, /a very good article in English on the monastery arts and architecture/ and /an article on the Orthodox tradition of Bulgaria – very good document, with a lot of information, details, good visual representations/.
Evaluation Date: 12 May 2008
Name of teacher: Vasil Vasilev
Name of School: “Luben Karavelov” school, Yambol
Country: Bulgaria
Subjects Taught: Fine arts

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