Listen Up: How to Plan Your Oral History Project

Online Webinar
Monday, Feb. 6, 2017  |  3:30 – 4:10pm PST

The VOW Education Program is hosting its second webinar, this time covering the logistics and ethics of planning an oral history project.

The webinar will feature Lisa Thyer and Chris Wendelin, two teachers from Amos Alonzo Stagg High School who created a VOW-based course for their seniors.

Educators will learn about the practicalities of planning an oral history project in their classroom or community, such as how to build a timeline and creating rubrics for students, as well as the ethics around sharing stories from different communities.


For more information on how to join, please contact Education Program Associate Erin Vong at

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This webinar is part of the Listen Up webinar series offered through the Voice of Witness Education Program. Listen Up brings together classroom and community educators from around the world to share resources for teaching oral history and stimulate dialogue around oral history ethics and practices in educational settings.
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