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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Wiki article: Bachkovo Monastery

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1000 - The 11th Century
Topic: Byzantine art
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Multiple authors
Name of Producer: Multiple authors
Language/s of Product: English Available also in Bulgarian and German.
Target Group: General audience, including students and teachers
Website last update: last modified on 6 April 2008, at 18:20
Overall Evaluation: good
Availability of community:
user updateable article
Objectives & Structure:
This article gives general but well structured information on the history and the artistic developments at Bachkovo monastery from XI century on.
The article 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 links and images, can provide the learners with comprehensive knowledge of the art at the Bachkovo Monastery.
Description of contents:
The English and Bulgarian language articles are divided into several sections: history, monastery complex, trivia and external links.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: good
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: good
Quality and relevancy of content: good
Compatibility of the content with the target group: good
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: excellent
Degree and quality of interaction: good
Exploitation of the electronic potential: good
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?: Further details on the ossuary should be added. More photographic materials would also come useful.
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 information on the place where the ossuary is situated – the monastery – and gives a number of other data referrals.
Evaluation Date: 16 May 2008
Name of teacher: Boryana Borislavova Vasileva
Name of School: 21 High school ”Hristo Botev”
Country: Bulgaria
Subjects Taught: Ceramics, computer graphics, art history, painting

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