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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Biography of William Dobson (1611–46)

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1600 - The 17th Century
Topic: William Dobson and John Michael Wright
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Maritime Art Greenwich
Name of Producer: Maritime Art Greenwich
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: General public, teachers, students 11+
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Objectives & Structure:
The site looks at basic biography of William Dobson and then has clickable sections to two of his portraits.
Each work is illustrated and viewers are able to enlarge to a good resolution
The text is a limited introduction to the works.

Description of contents:
The 2 pictures shown are:
• Portrait of Inigo Jones
• Portrait of a Royalist
In both cases there are useful texts about the sitters.

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
Exploitation of the electronic potential: excellent
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: poor
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
Students, either individually or as a group, could explore this site as an introduction to the artist and some of his work.
A good site for teachers or students to begin a study into William Dobson.
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Andy Mortimer
Name of School: Project Developer
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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