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History & The Arts

History & The Arts

Explore culture, conflict, and the things that make us human.
Exploring the history of prisoner education free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

History & The Arts

Exploring the history of prisoner education

This free course, Exploring the history of prisoner education, looks at the history of prison education in the British Isles. It will examine the motivations behind the provision of education, the types of learning that were offered and the experiences of prisoners over the first 100 years of education in prisons.

Free course
24 hrs
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History & The Arts

HeadStart Classical Studies

Explore the worlds of ancient Greece and Rome with this collection of free courses on the classical world.

Article
10 mins
Welsh history and its sources free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Welsh history and its sources

This free course, Welsh history and its sources, is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study materials, links to some of the most important institutions that contribute to our understanding of the history of Wales, and a pool of resources that can help you understand Welsh history and the way it ...

Free course
25 hrs
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History & The Arts

Introducing music research

Introducing music research provides you with insights into the wide variety of possibilities for studying music at postgraduate level. In this free course you will explore diverse musical topics through four themes: inclusions and exclusions, practice, technology, and community. You will encounter music from different times, places and genres ...

Free course
12 hrs
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History & The Arts

What do you see? How images can change what you think

Are images we see every day always what they seem? Look beyond your first glance and discover how images can persuade you to think a certain way.

Activity
10 mins
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History & The Arts

Why worldviews?

What is meant by ‘worldviews’? This animation imagines a public demonstration and the differing reasons people may have for attending.

Video
5 mins