HUM 303 Oral History Project Planning
Sold By: Institute for Diversity and Civic Life
In this course, you will cultivate the skills required to design an ethically-guided oral history project. You will reflect on what you hope to learn from your project and build a plan that satisfies your goals. You will develop interview strategies, prepare for your first encounters with potential narrators, and review the Formal Agreement (or Release Forms) needed to conduct oral history interviews.
This course will empower you to
- Design an oral history project and plan for its organization, accountability and ethical integrity;
- Recognize the necessary components of Formal Agreements (or Release Form) and learn about informed consent;
- Prepare an interview guide and identify and secure interviewees; and
- Conduct pre-interviews and background research.
Skills: Analytical Thinking, Cultural Literacy, Diversity, Empathy, Research, Resilience
Time: Non-Credit: 3 hours
Level: College, Graduate, Professional Development