The Year Of Victory 1918 - A Free Taster

Ref: C3742629

The course will look at the events of 1918 including the German offensive, the Allied response which led ultimately to mutiny, revolution and the surrender of Germany. We will also examine the longer term consequences of that defeat.

Additional information about this course

The venue is not suitable for anyone who cannot use the stairs in an emergency

Course aim

To examine the events and consequences of the final year of the Great War.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Describe the events of 1918 within their historical context.
  • Explain why the Allies prevailed in 1918.
  • Explain why defeat led to revolution and the longer term implications of this.

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

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

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
  • 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

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The Year Of Victory 1918 - A Free Taster

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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