Recording answers

Recording answers

  • Best option is video/audio recording
  • Second is audio
  • recording in writing – best done in pairs

What to record for each person (see draft interview sheet)

You will need to make sure that you have the full details for the person you are interviewing -

  • Name of interviewer(s)
  • Date of interview
  • Location of interview
  • Name of interviewee
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Contact details

How to do oral history

  1. What is oral history
  2. The interview
  3. Asking questions
  4. Recording answers
  5. Forms - useful ways of recording details
  6. Writing up
  7. Useful sources of information
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