The Tower of London - a history of England

Ref: C2226620

To review the developments to the Tower of London, with its events & people over the 1000 years of existence and couple these with the changes & impact on English history during the same period

Course aim

To review the developments to the Tower of London, with its events & people over the 1000 years of existence and couple these with the changes & impact on English history.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • 1. Review the impact of The Tower of London on English history
  • 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of The Tower of London to the development of London & England
  • 3. Discuss the different uses of The Tower over its history
  • 4. Consider the impact of the people involved with The Tower and how they changed England
  • 5. Evaluate the myths and legends associated with The Tower

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
  • Question and answer Presentation Quizzes

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
  • Students will be aware of their progression by question and answer during each session plus the occasional light quiz

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

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
  • Visit the Tower of London

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The Tower of London - a history of England

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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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