Literature and The Environment – Online
On this thought-provoking online course you will explore how writers have represented environmental issues and consider whether their ideas are still relevant today.
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 1
Courses from: 22 June
What are the qualifications about?
You will consider examples of how writers have responded to the environmental issues of their time and consider their impact. You will also assess how effective the writers’ use of language and imagery is in engaging the reader.
Who are they for?
This taster is ideal if you want to develop your critical thinking skills and knowledge of environmental issues and provides a solid foundation for further study such as English, courses in humanities or Access to Social Sciences.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover the following topics:
- A brief overview of the issues
- Key writers and texts who have engaged with these issues
- Suggested activities and resources if you want to know more
How will I learn and be assessed?
This is an online course for your own development and there is no assessment, however, there are suggested activities and further resources.
What jobs could they lead to?
These introductory tasters are intended to help you decide if you wish to undertake further study in these areas.
What would it cost me?
This course is free.