Connections - How we Connect with Others

Ref: C3671803

This is a course designed to enable people to take a long deep look into themselves and question how they connect with others. It begs the question, are those connections meaningful, are we really engaging with others, is it genuine? All of these are important questions to ask. Are you the one in a crowd, yet you feel isolated and alone? This course investigates what you are putting out to engage with others and what you are likely to get back.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

This course is about what it says on the tin, Connections, how do we connect with others, and are we comfortable with it.

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:

  • A greater understanding of self
  • A personal value which enables you to want to connect with others
  • Understanding the different kinds of relationships
  • A personal measure or guide which enables you to monitor how far you want to go
  • Advantages and disadvantages of relationships

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
  • All materials will be provided

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
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Connections - How we Connect with Others Course Outline

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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