What Does It Mean to Be Human? An Introduction to the Humanities
Answer some of the big questions about being human, and get an introduction to the skills needed in the humanities.
Who is the course for?
Recommended for learners age 15+
This course is for anyone interested in the humanities, or answering questions about being human. You don’t need any previous experience.
What topics will you cover?
Critical and ethical thinking
How knowledge is shared through writing
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Demonstrate introductory knowledge of the humanities disciplines, including developing understandings of how humans communicate and acquire knowledge.
Report local and global problems and ideas, and recognise how different humanities disciplines can interact to produce new understandings or findings.
Compare foundational scholarly research in the humanities using digital platforms, and find appropriate resources to answer the problem in its context.
Apply core academic reading and writing skills relevant to the humanities.