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Peer Review

Pablo Neruda



Overall Rating:

5 stars
Content Quality: 4.75 stars
Effectiveness: 5 stars
Ease of Use: 5 stars
Reviewed: Mar 25, 2013 by World Languages Editorial Board
Overview: Timeline includes many authentic photographs that could supplement lectures or research on Neruda. The materials are rich enough for a whole seminar on the poet.
Learning Goals: There is ample listening and reading material for Spanish classes at various levels. This website will enhance literature and language courses alike at the secondary and at the college levels.
Target Student Population: University and advanced learners of Spanish at the secondary level.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: Intermediate to advanced proficiency for a full appreciation of the site.
Type of Material: Collection of poetry
Recommended Uses: Intermediate and Advanced Spanish poetry courses
Technical Requirements: web access

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 4.75 stars
Strengths: This site is well-maintained and very complete. The audiotexts are excellent and the design of the site is sophisticated and complete. Students of Pablo Neruda will find excellent research material here.
Concerns: none

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: Audiotexts are very motivating and authentic. Enugh material for more than one Neruda seminar.
Concerns: none

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: The site is really impeccable. It has everything a student of Neruda can expect in a well-researched resource. The University of Chile is maintaining the site very well.
Concerns: n/a

Other Issues and Comments: This is a superlative site that desrves the recognition that it receives.
Comments from Author: n/a