Course title:
Buildings of Islam
Tutor:
Charles H Lewis
Course ID:
C2228268
Start date:
29/04/2022
End date:
10/06/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 29 Apr 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Fri 06 May 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Fri 13 May 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Fri 20 May 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Fri 27 May 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Fri 10 Jun 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1.5
Total sessions: 6
Total number of classroom hours: 9
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 9
Date
Fri 29 Apr 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 06 May 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 13 May 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 20 May 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 27 May 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 10 Jun 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
1.5
Total sessions:
6
Total number of classroom hours:
9
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
9
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Swaffham Community Centre
Iceni Partnership
Campingland
Swaffham
PE37 7RB
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
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Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£35.55 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
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Course aim:
This course will provide an introduction to Islamic architecture, looking at a range of buildings across the Islamic world and considering regional styles and their religious, cultural and geographical contexts.
Course description:
This course will consider the development of Islamic architecture up to 1700, looking at a variety of buildings from across the Muslim world ranging from India to Spain and Turkey to Morocco. We shall consider the geographical, historical,religious and cultural factors which have created a variety of regional styles and a distinctively Islamic architecture.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Recognise and identify a number of significant buildings
2. Discuss the religious and cultural factors which have contributed to a distinctively Islamic style
3. Recognise and identify regional and cultural building styles
4. Describe the basic characteristics and arrangements of certain building types, especially the mosque
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

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If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

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We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

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What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

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