Teacher Resources: User Survey

This Evaluation Form is intended to provide the directors of the World of Dante with more detailed information regarding the use and functionality of the site. Users are encouraged to provide thoughtful reflections on their use of the various components of the site and to elaborate as much as they like in the spaces provided below. These observations will help us refine the various components of the site and its interface in the future.

User Information



Using The World of Dante

1. Describe the course or courses in which you have incorporated the World of Dante? Is the course in English or Italian?

2. Have you incorporated the (ie Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) texts in your instruction? If so, describe your use of the available navigation and referencing features.

3. Have you incorporated the search features in your instruction. If so, describe your use of this feature.

4. Our people, places, creatures, etc. search returns oblique references not possible with a traditional text search. Have your students found these results confusing?

5. Have you used the gallery of images in your courses? If so, what impact has the gallery and other visual material had on the reading skills and overall comprehension of the poem?

6. Have you used the interactive timeline? If so, describe your use and experience with the data? Was the information useful in your course?

7. Have you incorporated the music features in your course? If so, describe your use and student participation?

8. Did you encounter any difficulties when using the site? If so, what areas were problematic?

9. Have you used the map features on the site in your courses? If so, describe your use?

10. Is there anything that you would like to see added to the site?

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us this information.