Oral History: From Theory to Practice
Oral History: From Theory to Practice (Distance Education)
January 16 - March 9, 2012
Oral history is undergoing a resurgence, thanks to the digital environment and the Internet. How should an oral history be conducted, what forms are needed to cover off ownership and use? What are the components of an oral history program? Using two publications:Curating Oral Histories (Left Coast Press, 2007) and The Oral History Reader (Routledge, 2nd ed. 2006), students will be introduced to the theory and practice of conducting oral history in seven modules that cover:
- Module 1: Introducing Oral History
- Module 2: Administration
- Module 3: The Interview
- Module 4: Description and Transcription
- Module 5: Technology and Preservation
- Module 6: Public Outreach
- Module 7: Case Studies
Students will receive, by electronic mail, a self-study guide which includes instructions, supplementary reading where applicable, self-study questions, and projects. Self study questions and projects will be submitted to the instructor for evaluation. Upon completing all the projects within the allotted time students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
Students can expect to work about 8-10 hours per week on the coursework for the duration of the course.
Instructor: Kelly Stewart, AABC Education and Advisory Service
Registration opens: November 1, 2011
Registration closes: November 30, 2011
Cost: AABC member $350 / Non-member $450
Limit: 30 participants
REGISTER NOW REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
For more information on this course, please contact:
AABC Education and Advisory Service Coordinator
689 MacIntosh Street
Coquitlam, BC V5J 4Y4