Some Remarkable Norfolk Personalities

Ref: C2224659

The personalities and lives of Julian of Norwich, Amelia Opie, Elizabeth Fry, Harriet Martineau and Dorothy Jewson and their involvement in the economic, religious social and political issues of their times.

Course aim

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

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Discuss a range of attributes relating to the lives of the personalities studied.
  • Match the persons studied to the issues and events of their times.
  • Contribute ideas and discussion topics relating to how the study of history can enhance the understanding of ourselves and our own times.

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • 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
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course outline

Some Remarkable Norfolk Personalities 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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