University of Strathclyde
Free (certificate fee: USD$ 59, optional)
This course describes the lives of textile industry workers during the Victorian era in order to better understand Britain's industrial heritage. It is offered by the University of Strathclyde through Future Learn, an online education platform.
It delves into the development for one of Britain’s key industries and discover how workers’ lives changed throughout the Victorian period, as they adjusted to new professional identities, workplaces and technology. Through video, participants will be introduced to four different millworkers’ heritage sites: New Lanark, Stanley Mills in Perthshire, Verdant Works in Dundee and Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire, as you explore their history.
Some of the learning outcomes of the course are: