Notable Norfolk Names

Ref: C2224607

The personalities and lives of Margery Kempe, Robert Kett, Amelia Opie, Horatio Nelson and Elizabeth Fry and their involvement in the economic, religious, social and political issues they were involved with in their times

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

To provide an introduction to and stimulate interest in a number of Norfolk personalities and the events locally and nationally with which they interacted

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Describe aspects of the lives of the five personalities studied
  • Relate the personalities studied to the context, issues and events of their times
  • Apply the skills developed and acquired to research further local historical personalities outside of the course

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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Notable Norfolk Names Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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