Applications Open for Oral History Online Course at UTAS

Do you want to learn how to record, transcribe, and share oral histories in a written form?

You can, and you can study in your own home.

Applications are now open for the University of Tasmania’s (UTAS) Oral History course, and it commences on 23 October, with partial HECS scholarships available for domestic students*.

We all know that the stories are what helps make a person, so learn how to discover and record your family’s stories.

In this “Oral History” course you will learn about gathering family history through interviews as well as exploring the ways in which oral history can complement, supplement, and even contradict written, pictorial, and other records.

You will learn how to record, transcribe, and share oral histories in a written form, and the course also covers dealing with ethical concerns and issues that may arise during the process of acquiring and sharing oral histories.

There are no pre-requisites required but you should expect to spend approximately 6-8 hours/week undertaking study in this unit.

This is a 7 week course that begins on 23rd October 2017, so applications need to be in by 20th October 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions: click here.

Fees: click here

Location: Online

Course Dates: 23 October 2017 to 8 December 2017 (7 weeks)

General Enquiries:
E: ASC.Contact@utas.edu.au
T: (03) 6226 6365

This course can be done by itself, or as part of the Diploma of Family History offered by UTAS. For more information on the Diploma click here.

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