Life Story Scrapbooking

Ref: C3672244

This course will help you to discover techniques and prompts to revisit your life and capture it in a way of your choosing. You will build up your memories in a scrapbook using a variety of materials such as photos, collages, poems, writing, mood boards and drawings. This will be a hands on class, supportive, fun and interactive. It will be unique to you and make a treasured keepsake.

Course aim

A chance to explore aspect of your life, build your memories up in a scrapbook and create a keepsake for you to treasure.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Recall past events in your life
  • Capture memories in written form and using images
  • create a mood board to show emotions during times of your life
  • Identify ways to express your thoughts of feelings

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

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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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Life Story Scrapbooking Course Outline

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  • 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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