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Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Your Place

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 57 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Describing a historic place: interview with Matthew Bristow (Historic England / Victoria County History)11m
Historic Building Case Study: interview with Matthew Bristow (Historic England / Victoria County History)14m
Discovering Old Maps (Interview with Dr Matt Shaw, Librarian, IHR Wohl Library)15m
Layers of London and Crowdsourced Deep Mapping9m
2 readings
Describing Buildings: Historic England Guidelines30m
Explore Layers of London30m
3 practice exercises
Describing a historic place15m
Describing a historic building15m
Places20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Discovering Stories

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Red Boxes: Victoria County History7m
Syrian Oral Histories: Interview with Waseem Albahri12m
2 readings
Explore Youth Club Archive30m
Explore the Red Boxes Collections30m
2 practice exercises
Collecting and Telling Stories10m
Discovering Stories30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Public History and Creative Practice

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Interview with Illustrator Tom Woolley11m
Creative Mapping Masterclass12m
2 readings
History, Creativity, and Participation45m
Living history and performance
3 practice exercises
History and Creative Arts15m
History and Performance15m
Public History and Creative Practice15m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

History and the Present

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Haringey Peace Forum: Interview with John Hinshelwood12m
History Workshop Online8m
2 readings
#RememberHer30m
Investigate History Workshop Online1h
3 practice exercises
Place and Commemoration15m
Anniversaries15m
History and the Present30m

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