24 August & 28 September 2019 Intro to Oral History: Duneden

The essentials of oral history research, Dunedin — Day one: Introduction to oral history
A two-day practical introduction to oral history methodology.

Date: Saturday, 24 August, 2019
Time: 8:45am to 4:30pm
Cost: For both days: $300 waged/ $220 Community Services Card holders
Location: Hocken Library, Otago University, 90 Anzac Avenue, North Dunedin
Contact Details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
Course dates
This is the first day of a popular two-day workshop, The essentials of oral history research.

The course is being held in Dunedin on Saturday, 24 August and Saturday, 28 September.

The essentials of oral history research, Dunedin — Day two: Recording seriously

What you’ll learn
The day will include plenty of hands-on practice. On day one of this oral history course you’ll learn 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.
National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice
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.

Equipment provided
All equipment is provided and all participants receive comprehensive guides and resources and a certificate of attendance.

You need to attend both days of the course
Attendance on both days is required and places are limited.

About the speakers
Helen Frizzell is a Dunedin-based freelance oral historian, and Lynette Shum is Oral History Advisor for the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.

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    Brochure

    Two Day
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    with the Alexander Turnbull Library
    Saturday 22 February 2020
    Saturday 21 March 2020
    8.45am – 4.30pm
    Palmerston North Central Library
    Image: Class at West End School, 1947, Photograph from
    Palmerston North City Library 2010N_A175-67-1_004215DAY ONE
    Introduction to Oral History
    Saturday 22 February 2020
    8.45am – 4.30pm / Central Library
    An introduction to oral history methodology. How to:
    ► plan an oral history project
    ► choose the best equipment
    ► achieve clear audio recordings
    ► select informants
    ► follow ethical procedures
    ► process oral history
    ► make material available for use.
    All equipment will be provided, however if you have a recorder you intend to
    use for your interviews, please bring this. Exercises to be completed before
    Day Two will be discussed.
    General enquiries: (06) 351 4100
    heritage@pncc.govt.nz
    www.citylibrary.pncc.govt.nzDAY TWO
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    Saturday 21 March 2020
    8.45am – 4.30pm / Central Library
    Recording Seriously builds on Day One: Introduction to Oral History,
    reviewing work completed and covering in more detail interview techniques,
    project planning and technical, ethical, and legal issues. Participation in Day
    One is a prerequisite.
    All equipment will be provided, however if you have a recorder you intend
    to use for your interviews, please bring this. Participants receive
    comprehensive guides and resources.
    Workshop Tutors
    Lynette Shum and Hugo Manson
    Please note: Morning and afternoon tea will be provided.
    Please make arrangements to bring your own lunch or visit one of
    the local cafés.Registration essential  [SEE BROCHURE]
    Name:
    Address:
    Phone:
    Mobile:
    Email address:
    Cost for the two-day workshop - $100.00
    Please register at the Second Floor, Palmerston North Central Library
    or by email to: heritage@pncc.govt.nz
    For further enquiries please contact:
    heritage@pncc.govt.nz
    or phone (06) 351 4100 ext. 7377

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