Interviews and Oral History
Course DescriptionThis practical course is intended for those wishing to use interviews and oral history as a strategy for data collection. This course will be structured as a series of seminars, combining lectures and projects in small groups. The course has three aims:
- improve skills for those wishing to create recorded interviews as part of their data gathering
- introduce processes involved in the preparation, conduct, and processing of recorded interviews
- discuss questions relating to the dissemination, preservation, ethics, and budgeting of interviews and resulting materials
- demonstrate basic interview methods
- construct an interview strategy appropriate to their interests, reflecting on choices
- identify key processes in the production, deposit, dissemination, and citation of recorded interviews
- identify key legal, ethical and budgetary issues in recorded interviews
- weigh advantages and disadvantages of different interview technologies
The course involves eight hours scheduled in two half-day sessions.
Any additional information relating to this course may be available here throughout the term.
Researcher Development Framework CategoriesA1) Knowledge base
Course Recommended for
This course is particularly relevant to the following groups:
- 1st Year Research Students
- 2nd Year Research Students
- Course Tutor - Prof Joe Cain - (Science & Technology Studies)
- Administrator - Ms Kasia Bronk - (Organisational Development)
- Course website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/staff/cain/voices/workshop
Registration information will be available in due course.