Courses – Society Today

LAW MATTERS – IN SCOTLAND

Elizabeth McGillivray

Law matters to all of us; it shapes our communities and our lives but do we understand the law of the land we live in?

1 The History and Development of Scots Law

Starting with the Rule of Law and its role in society before focusing on Scots Law, its history and developmen, this class will move on to consider the differences between common law and statute, civil and criminal in Scotland and within the UK.

Code LLD811 Wednesday 3.00 – 5.00 pm Starts October 3 – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35

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2 The Law of Succession and Ownership of Land

This class focusses on two specific areas of law with which most people will come into contact – the Law of Succession and the ownership of land, and in particular, the way Scotland’s 400 year old public Register has changed in the past 40 years.

Code LLD 924 Wednesday 3.00 – 5.00 pm Starts January 23 – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35

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THE WORLD ABOUT US – 1

This course present a series of stimulating lectures from different specialists on a wide range of topics.

1. Is Anyone Out There? Searching for Life in the Universe

Brian Kelly

2 Philosophy, knowledge and truth

Jenny Kermally

3 Artificial Intelligence: from killer robots to saviour of the planet

Keith Skene

4. 20th Century Herstories of Art: an overview

Laura Leuzzi

5 The Unreliable History of the Blues Guitar

Neil Paterson

6 The use of animals in research – myths and realities

Ngaire Dennison and Luke Newman

7 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Technology for People with No or little Speech

Rolf Black

Code LLD 84 Tuesday 10.00 – 12.00pm Starts October 2 7 weeks Fee: £56/£49

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THE WORLD ABOUT US – 2

This course present a series of stimulating lectures from different specialists on a wide range of topics.

Full details of the second session of these popular lectures is coming soon . . .

Code LLD918 Tuesday 10.00 – 12.00 Starts January 29 -6 weeks Fee: £48/£42

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MY IPAD AND ME – A Workshop

Rolf Black

In this hands-on class we will explore the possibilities of using an iPad for more than writing emails, browsing the web or playing games. We will look at possibilities such as using the built-in camera together with a multitude of apps for creating stunning photographs and videos and look behind the scenes of the many settings within the iPad from ensuring a safe backup of all our data to locating a lost device. This class will exclusively look at iPads and not cover any other devices such Android powered tablets.

Code LLD938 Tuesday 10.00 – 12.00pm ONE CLASS ONLY January 22 Fee: £8/£

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