Course title:
Coasting along Sussex
Tutor:
Geoffrey Mead
Course ID:
C3747194
Start date:
12/01/2022
End date:
09/02/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Wed 12 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Wed 19 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Wed 26 Jan 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Wed 02 Feb 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Wed 09 Feb 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 2
Total sessions: 5
Total number of classroom hours: 10
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 10
Date
Wed 12 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Wed 19 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Wed 26 Jan 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Wed 02 Feb 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Wed 09 Feb 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
5
Total number of classroom hours:
10
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
10
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Pagham Village Hall
Pagham Road
Pagham
Bognor Regis
PO21 4NS
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£45.00 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?
Students should bring their own experiences of the Sussex coast, either as residents or visitors, and be prepared to discuss that in the class.
Course aim:
Coasting along Sussex views aspects of the geography and history of the county shoreline; shingle and saltmarsh, cliffs and sand dunes, but also ports, resorts and sleepy hollows.
Course description:
Coasting along Sussex views aspects of the geography and history of the county shoreline; shingle and saltmarsh, cliffs and sand dunes, but also ports, resorts and sleepy hollows. Working from west to east we study the geology that forms the coastline and how that coastline has changed over time. The coast is a workplace for many, historically as fishermen, boatbuilders and port workers, but it also is the location for world famous leisure resorts and has a large urban population that has little to do with the sea. We look at a variety of aspects, old and new, to understand better the Sussex coast.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Identify the main physical areas of the coast.
2. Identify the natural processes that have shaped the coast.
3. Be aware of change over time of the physical and human landscapes.
4. Be aware of the impact of resort development along the coast.
5. Students will be able to compare and contrast their 'own' coast with other areas, home or away.
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

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

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

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

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.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

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For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

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

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk