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Learning Outcomes:

The aim of stage (i) of this tutorial is to help guide you through the kinds of questions that researchers have asked about how we've come to have the electric light in our homes and on our streets. When you get to the end of this stage you should be able to answer a series of questions about the following subjects:

In exploring these areas you should also develop the following skills:

These skills will help you with the more advanced stages of the tutorials on this website. However, these skills should also help you in other ways. More specifically, by the end of this stage, you should have improved your ability to handle conflicting sources - a crucial skill for writing high-quality essays at university.

As you work through the tutorial, you may want to keep a record of your answers with a notepad and paper.

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