O2 Oral history curriculum
Oral history curriculum and resource pack
Oral history is the systematic collection of living people’s testimony about their own experiences. Historians have finally recognized that the everyday memories of everyday people have historical importance. If we do not collect and preserve those memories, those stories, then one day they will disappear forever. The last 10 years in Europe could be characterised as perhaps the most anti-establishment period in living memory. Popular media tells
PAST-TIMES will produce a bespoke curriculum to support the recording and publishing of oral history sessions in today's media focused world. This curriculum will marry best practice from an oral historians perspective with appropriate digital and social media publication and archiving guidelines.
Module 2 unit 5.1: Boost your critical thinking skills for planning an oral history project
Module 3 unit 1.1: How to conduct an interview – forming open questions
Module 3 Unit 2.2: Setting up and Executing your Oral History Interview
Module 3 Unit 5.1: Principles for Conducting an Oral History Interview
Module 3 Unit 5.2: Questions for Evaluating the Quality of an Oral History Interview
Module 4 Unit 1.1: Archiving Oral History – Preparing your files for archiving
Module 4 Unit 2.1: Presenting Oral History – Paperwork and Guidelines to consider before distribution
Module 4 Unit 3.1: Social Media for Oral History – What Platforms are Best?
Module 4 Unit 4.1: Creative Commons - Licensing for the Public Domain