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Wellington Oral History Workshop: Day 1

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2017-06-24 08:45 - 16:30
National Library of New Zealand, Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington.
Address: National Library, Molesworth Street, Wellington, New Zealand

The Essen&als of Oral History Research
This is a two day course
Day One: Introduc&on to Oral History
Saturday 24 June 2017
8.45am-4.30pm
An introduc8on to oral history methodology. How to plan an oral history project, choose the best equipment, achieve clear audio re-cordings, select informants, follow ethical procedures, develop ques8oning techniques, process oral history, and make the material available for use. Bring a recorder if you have one you intend to use for recording.
Exercises to be completed before Day Two will be discussed.

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2 thoughts on “Wellington Oral History Workshop: Day 1”

  1. Ally McBride says:

    I was enrolled for the Wanaka Course. Can I now be enrolled for the Wellington Day 1 & 2. Thank you

  2. Lynette Shum says:

    Kia ora Ally,

    A pity that there was insufficient demand for the course to go ahead. Unfortunately the Wellington course is already fully subscribed. We (the Alexander Turnbull Library Outreach Services) are taking names for a waiting list however, as if we get enough people, we will consider adding a second course earlier than the end of the year, when the next one would be due.

    To confirm your place on this list, please email atloutreach@dia.govt.nz
    If you have any other questions or comments, please email the same address, or call Lynette on 04 462 3977

    Kind regards
    Lynette

    Lynette Shum | Oral History Adviser | Outreach Services
    Alexander Turnbull Library | National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
    Direct Dial: +64 4 462 3977
    Molesworth Street | PO Box 12349, Wellington 6011, New Zealand | http://www.natlib.govt.nz
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