Workshop on the Web
INTRODUCTION TO ORAL HISTORY carries you step-by-step through the creation of your oral history project, including selecting your topic, applying the best interviewing techniques, and sharing your oral histories with the public.
DIGITAL ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOP guides oral historians in tooling or retooling for the digital age, including topics on digital audio and video recording, digitization, and archiving digital oral history, with links to exemplary online projects, centers, and resources, as well as a glossary of terms on digital oral history.
TEACHING & LEARNING ORAL HISTORY provides guidance for K-12 teachers and students in planning and executing oral history research.
TRANSCRIBING STYLE GUIDE is time-proven tool for guiding decisions in creating and editing transcripts of oral history interviews.
If you are interested in achieving the most from your interviews and organizing your projects for greater efficiency, consider these two timeless excerpts from Thomas L. Charlton's classic text, ORAL HISTORY FOR TEXANS: THE HEART OF ORAL HISTORY: HOW TO INTERVIEW
ORGANIZING ORAL HISTORY PROJECTS
Dig deeper into oral history with essays on the nature of oral history research and case studies representing interdisciplinary approaches from folklore, music, and education in the full-text book, THE PAST MEETS THE PRESENT, edited by David Stricklin and Rebecca Sharpless.
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