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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

UNESCO article and video on the Ivanovo Rock-hewn Churches

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1100 - The 12th Century
Topic: Byzantine art – Paleolog style – the 3rd and last independent development stage, called Third Renaissance
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): UNESCO
Name of Producer: UNESCO
Language/s of Product: English
Website of the product:
Target Group: General audience
Website last update: 30 Apr 2008
Overall Evaluation: fair
Availability of community:
fixed article
Objectives & Structure:
This article gives targeted UNESCO information on the history and the artistic developments at Ivanovo rock-hewn churches and the reasons for selection of this monument for inclusion in the UNESCO.
The article does not require special learning skills and provides links to UNESCO documentation on the monument, as well as to a video material.

The provided information can be incorporated into a training course. The video can be used as a demonstration to the students.
Description of contents:
The article is not divided into sections – the description of historical and artistic development runs together. A video is available for more proper presentation of the monument.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: fair
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: good
Usability / easiness of navigation: good
The website is interesting / stimulating: good
Educational and learning value: good
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: 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: poor
How the product could be improved?: Integration with other more interactive materials. The availability of a streaming video is an advantage. The other advantage is that the published information is of highest official ranking.
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 and the video can be used for demonstrations.
Links to the video provided inside this material are not present anywhere else. The video is relatively good, interesting, not too poor in quality and can be used in other references.
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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