New! Tell Me Another … A Guide To Conducting Meaningful Oral History Studies
2 sessions, 4 hours
This course will address the method of historical research known as Oral History. Learn the value of capturing the memories and personal reflections of those who have experienced history whether it be a family tradition, civil rights struggle, or a veteran experience. Along with a discussion and overview of Oral History Studies, which will include a case study, the students will be instructed on how to approach, prepare, and effectively conduct their own oral history studies.
Instructor: Terry Johnsen retired after 28 years of service from the Central Intelligence Agency where he served in numerous positions. Most recently he was part of the Intel Scholar for the Center for the Study of Intelligence, Oral History Program, conducting in-depth interviews that document the experiences of Agency employees for purposes of valuable knowledge capture and lessons learned examples. His course is designed to provide guidance on conducting insightful and meaningful interviews for oral history research and study.
ILR898 Tell Me Another …A Guide To Conducting Meaningful Oral History Studies
5-Digit Number: 17120
Tue, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., 2/19 – 2/26
Location: Conference Center/E126A
Tuition: $10.00 Fee: $34.00 Total: $44.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only