"Scandalous Women" Famous British Women throughout History

Ref: C2523894

The course will cover the lives and achievements of some remarkable women who played, for good or bad, a significant part in British history. They will be considered in their own right but will also be used to access the wider context. They will be approached chronologically.

Course aim

The course will cover the lives and achievements of some remarkable women who played, for good or bad, a significant part in British history. They will be considered in their own right but will also be used to access the wider context.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • 1. Knowledge of the key events in the lives of the selected women
  • 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
  • The course will be based around a series of illustrated powerpoint presentations but with plenty of scope for class/tutor interaction

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
  • Class interaction and with the tutor will enable you to assess your development

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
  • Guidance will be given during the course about reading - and other learning opportunities

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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"Scandalous Women" Famous British Women throughout History Course Outline

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Conditions

You can 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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