The Three Richards - Kings of England

Ref: C3671359

A course which will explain the main significance of the reigns of the 3 Richards. It will also seek to compare aspects of these reigns and give opportunity for discussion and possible study visit.

Additional information about this course

Pre-Enrolment Essential

Course aim

To provide stimulating and interesting information of the three Richards and their times.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • Students need a Level 1 qualification in English to join this course
  • The course is suitable for all people who take an interest in English history.

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

  • Explain the difficulties of the 2 reigns with baronial conflict.
  • Describe varied historical interpretations of the reigns.
  • Express personal opinions about the reigns of the three Richards.
  • Compare and contrast key aspects of the three kingships.

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
  • There will be opportunities for class discussion and a reading list will be offered.

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
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but a reading list will be offered and some pre reading may be useful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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The Three Richards - Kings of England


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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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