Course title:
The Plantagenets - part VIII
Tutor:
Michael Long
Course ID:
C2228653
Start date:
25/01/2022
End date:
15/03/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Tue 25 Jan 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 01 Feb 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 08 Feb 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 22 Feb 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 01 Mar 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 08 Mar 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Tue 15 Mar 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Total sessions: 7
Total number of classroom hours: 14
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 14
Date
Tue 25 Jan 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 01 Feb 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 08 Feb 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 22 Feb 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 01 Mar 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 08 Mar 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Tue 15 Mar 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
7
Total number of classroom hours:
14
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
14
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Kings Langley Community Centre
The Nap
Kings Langley
WD4 8ET
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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Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£55.30 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
This course is for improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners
This course is for improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
All relevant learning materials will be supplied.
Course aim:
his course explains some of the forces of change in Plantagenet England and seeks to develop and extend knowledge and understanding of the catastrophic period between 1340 and 1377
Course description:
A tumultuous 14th century where truth is stranger than fiction. A time of war drama, intrigue, rivalry, treachery, deviancy, pestilence, famine, and the overthrow of a king. This course will focus on the tumultuous reign of Edward III, including not just his military glories but also the societal changes and the coming of the Black Death and the changes it brought to English society
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. To develop an interest in and enthusiasm for history and an understanding of its value and significance eg can we learn any lessons for our current political situation from a study of the Plantagenets?
2. To develop the ability to ask relevant questions about the past and investigate them critically using a range of sources eg how reliable ar contemporary chronicles as evidence of the past?
3. To actively engage in the process of historical enquiry to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers
4. To draw parallels with the past seeing their relevance in the modern world eg the xenophobia of England in the 14th-century compared with our world today.
5. To assess the significance of individuals, events, developments and ideas from the past eg the relative merits of the kingship in the reign of Edward III.
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We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

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What next?

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

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