The History of Howden and the Surrounding Areas

Ref: C3671236

This course will continue to look at the history of occupations in Howden and area. The group is well-established and very friendly. Subjects this term will include market gardening and road transport.

Course aim

This course will continue to look at Howden and the surrounding area. This term we shall continue to look at occupations including market gardening and road transport.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Talk about market gardening in Howden and area
  • Talk about road transport in Howden and area
  • Talk about other occupations in the Howden area

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

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

Download full course outline

The History of Howden and the Surrounding Areas 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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