History taster

Course Dates: 18/09/21
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Online
What is history? What does history mean to you? Is history important to society? Why or why not? Who gets to decide what and whose history is important? What are the implications of this? There are many reasons and ways to engage with history. With this course, we scratch the surface of the vast universe that is history to give you a taster.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00

Course Code: HMI02

Sat, day, 18 Sep - 18 Sep '21

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

This course is introductory and meant to give you a sense of the breadth of both history as a way to think about the world and the history courses offered at City Lit.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

We will touch upon aspects of British, European and World history as well as how societies around the world remember the past.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Our emphasis will be on connecting and discussing a range of topics with their deeper histories to showcase the value of thinking about, with and through history.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is ‘introductory’ and does not require previous studies on the topic. However, curiosity and a willingness to discuss will help both your learning and class discussions.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The class will be a combination of some sections of teacher presentation and several group discussions.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs, but you might find a notebook or an additional electronic device useful for notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please see the City Lit website: www.citylit.ac.uk for further courses in the history section.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.