Day School: Culture and Communities in Medieval and Tudor East Anglia

Ref: C2224730

This day school will provide an introduction to some of the cultures and communities of medieval and Tudor East Anglia, with a focus on religious and cultural minority groups such as the Jewish community, the Lollards, and the Strangers.

Course aim

An introduction to some of the cultures and communities of medieval and Tudor East Anglia, with a focus on religious and cultural minority groups.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Outline one or two key events concerning the communities discussed
  • Analyse at least one of the primary sources introduced on the day
  • Make comparisons between the ways the communities under discussion are represented in the historical sources

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
  • All sessions will be supported by illustrated interactive presentations and handouts for you to take home

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • Nothing specific is required but you may wish to bring some paper and a pen to make notes

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
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

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Day School: Culture and Communities in Medieval and Tudor East Anglia

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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