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Oral history in schools

Sallie Purkis

Oral history in schools

by Sallie Purkis

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Published by Oral History Society in Colchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSallie Purkis ; for the Oral History Society.
ContributionsOral History Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination20p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13943919M

Doing Oral History is considered the premier guidebook to oral history, used by professional oral historians, public historians, archivists, and genealogists as a core text in college courses and throughout the public history community. Over the past decades, the development of digital audio and video recording technology has continued to alter the practice of oral history, making it even. In her book Heart Pine, McDowell County historian Anne Swann writes of the Cherokee people’s ancestors, “ it was they who were the first to climb the peaks and drink from the streams that still exist was their feet that found their way into this magical little place, their eyes which first looked upon its quiet splendor. They are the ones who accomplished the thing of which we.

Voices of the People On-Line: Oral History Recordings in Women’s, Labor, Ethnic and Community Studies. VOAHA brings to life the timbre and tone of voice, the nuances of spoken language, and the richness of oral narratives of some African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, Latinos/as and Southern and Eastern European immigrants. This book considers if and how oral history is ‘best practice’ for education. International scholars, practitioners, and teachers consider conceptual approaches, methodological limitations, and pedagogical possibilities of oral history education.

Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II records the personal experiences of the men and women who served on the Home Front and overseas. Tank Books promotes the self-published book, "Tanks for the Memories" by Aaron Elson. The book chronicles the fear, determination, and humor of veterans of WWII tank battalions. Users can hear any item from our extensive holdings of published and unpublished recordings of music, wildlife, drama, literature, and oral history. We can also provide access to archived BBC Radio broadcasts. Mon - Thu: - Fri - Sat: - Sun and English Public Holidays: closed You will need a Reader Pass.


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This book considers if and how oral history is ‘best practice’ for education. International scholars, practitioners, and teachers consider conceptual approaches, methodological limitations, and pedagogical possibilities of oral history education. These experts ask if and how oral history. So this book, Oral History, falls right in line with the kind of depth and authenticity I've come to expect from Smith.

She follows one twisted family tree (one that crosses its own branches a couple of times, if you get my drift) through hard times, farming, coal mining, disaster, and city-slicker school teachers (a disaster in their own right).Cited by: Books About Oral History and Teaching.

Hoopes, James. Oral History: An Introduction for Students. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Lanman, Barry A., and George L. Mehaffy.

Oral History in the Secondary School Classroom. Pamphlet Series #2. Discover the best - Oral History in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Books shelved as oral-history: Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral. I enjoyed this book, but I could have done without the bookend chapters that gave the context of a college student's oral history project.

I would have preferred to have those omitted and allow the stories to grow organically without the artifice of the given context. The stories, which are the "oral histories," can and do stand on their own/5.

Carefully chosen oral history topics can also help create links between various academic subjects. When he taught at Berkeley High school, in Berkeley, California, Rick Ayers, author of Studs Terkel's Working: A Teaching Guide, used oral histories to bridge his history and literature lessons.

For a segment on the Vietnam War, while his students Author: Lisa Morehouse. Oral history is a method to learn about past events from the spoken stories of people who lived through them.

When students conduct oral history research with members of their families or community they are participating in active learning rooted in the student's own experience. Students are actively engaged in collecting data when they do oral histories.

PORTAGE, MI - A new book provides an oral history of the Portage Public Schools, from former superintendents Cleora Skinner to Pete McFarlane. Tom Vance. Case Study: Oral History in the Classroom by Glenn Whitman.

At its core, an oral history interview is story telling. So I want to begin this case study by telling you the story of the creation and evolution of the American Century Oral History Project, the largest pre-collegiate oral history project in the United States.

Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews are conducted with people who participated in or observed past events and whose memories and perceptions of these are to be preserved as an aural record for future generations.

ORAL HISTORY LESSON PLAN PURPOSE: In-class lesson to be used to introduce students to what oral history is and how to do it. This lesson may be used independently in class or in conjunction with a class visit to the Park City Museum. OBJECTIVE: Students will understand what oral history is and why it is important to the historical Size: KB.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – LaVerne Bell-Tolliver, editor of The First Twenty-Five: An Oral History of the Desegregation of Little Rock’s Public Junior High Schools, recently published by the University of Arkansas Press, will discuss the book at events in Fayetteville and Little Rock beginning in February.

Bell-Tolliver was one of the students who desegregated Little Rock’s five public junior. Using oral history techniques to teach students how schools have changed over time, how to comprehend strategies from multiple text structures, to retell school stories, to listen and speak effectively and to produce their own book of collected stories that will become a community resource.

In the mid s, the Latah County Historical Society collected over oaral histories from local Northern Idaho residents who grew up in Idaho during the early part of the 20th century.

The Latah County Oral History Project produced one of the largest collections of oral histories in the Pacific Northwest. A copy of the transcripts and cassette recordings was donated to the University of. PROMOTING ORAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS: A RESOURCE GUIDE 7 of participating schools and students and the percentages of children with a history of tooth decay, untreated decay, and urgent oral health care needs by race and ethnicity.

Contents include a comparison of oral health indicators from and and recommendations for health professionals. Oral History Recordings. In the ’s, Wisconsin Public Radio, along with a local group, interviewed over 40 Manitowoc County residents. Copies of those interviews have been digitized to preserve this interesting personal history of Manitowoc County.

Oral History Recordings. The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral -seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the last decade to bring this invaluable text up to date, with new pieces on emotions and the senses.

I've delivered successful oral history projects in schools through RE, ICT, art, drama, sport and geography. It also doesn't need to cost much or require expensive : Julia Letts.

Preface This Oral History is based on a series of about 25 hours of interview sessions with Representative Helen Sommers on her year career representing the 36th Legislative District in Seattle from The Oral History book is a one-on-one interview with Representative SommersFile Size: 7MB.

Oral Histories in the Classroom Oral history interviews have been widely recognized by many historians as a unique and distinctive technique by which to document the history of a specific individual, family, organization or group, community, time-period, or event. Each new oral.This is a useful guide to oral history research from an author who is both a past president of the Oral History Association and the associate historian to the U.S.

Senate Historical Office. Linda P. Wood, with introduction by Marjorie L. McLellan, "Oral History Projects in Your Classroom" (). In recent years, the oral-history format has become such a ubiquitous presence in entertainment journalism that it's almost weird to see a day go .