History "In the picture"

Ref: C2523599

A selection from : Return to Camelot (King Arthur and the Victorians); Beside the Seaside (Postcards); Carved in Stone; The Casual Ward; The Death of Nelson; Romney’s Muse (Emma Hamilton); Mr. and Mrs. Andrews; Guernica; Lenin and The Sealed Train; The Charge of the Light Brigade; The Peterloo Massacre; Wellingtons smallest victory; The Yangtze Incident; Washington Crossing the Delaware; The History of Civilisation in Poland

Course aim

The course will cover a selected range of images which encapsulate a period or some aspect of a period of history.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • 1. An understanding of the historical events covered
  • 2. Familiarity with the broader context
  • 3. An appreciation of methodological complexities
  • 4. An ability to transfer the knowledge gained

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

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

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History "In the picture"


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  • 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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