The oral history courses provide the essential guidelines for conducting an oral history project as well as key issues that may arise.
Oral History allows us a clearer view of the Past and can fill gaps left by documental records
Learning Objectives of oral history courses
◌ Distinguishing and recognising Oral History as a methodology of History.
◌ Recognising the importance of Oral History in the preservation of Intangible Heritage.
◌ Identifying and describing the key elements needed to develop an Oral History project.
◌ Knowing how to recognise potential problems related to the implementation of the oral history project (particularly during the interview and processing of the information).
◌ Applying the best practices during an oral history project .
◌ Recognising and applying the correct procedures during the interview process.
◌ Identifying key materials and equipment necessary for the interview process.
◌ Identifying methods and recognising the importance of making the data available to the public.
oral history courses program
1 – What is Oral History?
a. The process of recording memories
b. Is everything we collect Oral History?
2 – The Project
a. Choosing a project
b. Research and mapping the field of action
- Who to interview and how to approach the public
- Where to go
- Organising information and support documentation
3 – The Interview
a. The How
b. Which equipment to use
c. How to process the information
4 – The Process of Archiving and making the records available
a. Archiving data: key considerations
b. Sharing stories
Who takes oral history courses
The oral history courses are considered appropriate for various publics, from professionals in the fields of History and Heritage, who wish to learn more about the oral history project or who are looking for materials to support its study. To students of various levels of education or anyone who is curious about the topic and wishes to explore and even develop personal projects within this area.
Duration – 35 hours (estimated time)
Free (online 24/24 hours). All contents are constantly available for unlimited time. The online course runs in an elearning platforma. You can visit it here.
The course is successfully concluded if the participant has a grade score of 50% or more (from 0% to 100%). In this case, a Professional Learning Certificate is attributed.
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