AAR-SW Friends,

Dr. Stephen Sloan of the Baylor University Institute for Oral History has announced that registration is now opened for their live online workshop “Getting Started with Oral History.” The workshop will be held on February 8 and 15, from 10:00 a.m. CDT to 1:00 p.m. Registration is $100 and may be completed via the Baylor University  Institute for Oral History website. Below is the full announcement.

The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites you to join its online, live audio workshop, “Getting Started with Oral History.”  The interactive workshop will provide six hours of instruction on two consecutive Wednesdays in February—February 8 and 15, from 10:00 a.m. CDT to 1:00 p.m. CDT.  You may take part in the workshop from the convenience of your home or office computer via a free Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing interface. This introductory workshop, designed to help participants plan and begin an oral history project, will be taught by Institute faculty and staff members Adrienne Cain, Michelle Holland, Jessica Roseberry, Steven Sielaff, and Stephen Sloan.  Participants will create a project design and conduct a practice interview as part of the course.  The cost is $100, which includes the two sessions, online access to all reading materials, and ongoing consultation for your oral history project.  CPE credits are available for Texas K-12 teachers.  There is room for only 40 participants, so register soon!

Learn more about the workshop topics, faculty, computer system requirements, and registration at baylor.edu/oralhistory <http://www.baylor.edu/oralhistory>.

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