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Life stories (for people with learning difficulties)

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Life stories (for people with learning difficulties) Key course information Day(s) Mon Duration 36 weeks Time 13:30 - 15:30 Fees Full fee: ?56 Senior fee: ?56 Concession: ?46 Venue Keeley Street Course code SD143* This course has started If you still wish to enrol: What is the course about? Study the life stories of someone who has overcome great difficulties in their life and told their story Discuss their words and experiences and the contribution they have made to society. Share with the group aspects of your own story and produce a piece of work based on your life experience. Develop research skills, listening skills, participate in discussions, watch video extracts and go on outside visits when relevant. Share materials from your own life with the group: personal artefacts, objects, CDs, DVDs, photographs, video. What topics will we cover? Students and tutor will select from a number of possible options the person to be studied. We will aim to study two life stories. - we will produce a group presentation for the end of term Celebration - students will work on a personal autobiographical project using writing and pictures. By the end of this course you should be able to: - Gain confidence in joining group discussion - Improve speaking and listening skills - Participate in working on a group project - Produce a written or photographic record based around an aspect of your life - Contribute to a class presentation You will negotiate with tutor more specific outcomes, based on the above, to suit your ability and experience. What level is the course and do I need any particular skills? The course is for students with learning difficulties and with mixed ability in the subject. You need to be able to listen and attend to familiar people, and show interest in the subject. How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class? Group work - pair work - Practical exercises - role play - Question and answer sessions. Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring? No. Do I need to have an interview before I can enrol? Yes. Before you can enrol on this course, you need to have an advisory interview with the relevant department. Without this the enrolment team will be unable to process your enrolment. Please contact the department to arrange your interview, or to find out about drop-in sessions. What feedback will I get? You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made. Feedback from the tutor. Self assessment, supported by the tutor. Termly tutor reports. We will assess individual planned learning outcomes, and your personal goals, on Statements of Learning throughout the course. How will I be able to give my views on the course? Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses. Student feedback is encouraged throughout the course. All students have a personal tutor to whom they can give feedback about their courses. There will be an opportunity to evaluate your course at the end. How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning? You may be interested in: education and careers advice financial and childcare support disability support support for Deaf and hearing-impaired students dyslexia support study support counselling, and library services (supported learning centre). When I've finished, what course can I do next? - Advice on Progress courses and additional support for other City Lit courses is available Monday, Tuesday and Friday 12.30 - 1.30pm. - Please call the Progress office for more information on 020 7492 2586. General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Information and Advice Shop, open Monday to Friday 12:00 - 19:00 during term time, and Monday to Friday 12:00 - 17:00 out of term time. See the course guide for term dates and fur

Life stories (for people with learning difficulties) Key course information Day(s) Mon Duration 36 weeks Time 13:30 - 15:30 Fees Full fee: ?56 Senior fee: ?56 Concession: ?46 Venue Keeley Street Course code SD143* This course has started If you still wish to enrol: What is the course about? Study the life stories of someone who has overcome great difficulties in their life and told their story...

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