The essentials of oral history research, Day 2: Recording seriously — Nelson
An introduction to oral history methodology for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects. This is a two day course, with one month between days.
Practical introduction to oral history
An introduction to oral history methodology. Includes:
- how to plan an oral history project
- choose the best equipment
- achieve clear audio recordings
- select informants
- follow ethical procedures
- develop questioning techniques
- process oral history, and
- make the material available for use.
Attendance on both days is required and places are limited.
Book your spot
Email us to book a spot in this ever popular course — ATLoutreach@dia.govt.nz
Principles based training
Our training is based on the principles enshrined in the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice, and international archival standards.
About the speakers
Lynette Shum is a Wellington-based Oral History Advisor with the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.
Helen Frizzell is a Dunedin-based freelance oral historian.
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