Outline of Family Stories course
9th November, 2002, 10am - 5pm

What we'll cover on the course

Introductions and course overview
Listening to extracts from actual interviews
Approaching the person
Jogging the memory
The pre-interview chat
Selecting topics
Questioning techniques
Introduction to recording equipment
Trying out the equipment

Interviewing practice
What if? scenarios
Following up the interview
Editing and archiving
Review of day
Next steps

What you'll take away

A set of practical handouts covering the main topics covered in the course.


On the course, you'll use mini-disc recorders and broadcast-quality microphones.
If you need to borrow equipment to do your interview after the course,
we can arrange this.


For more details or to express interest in coming on the course,
e-mail Jack Latimer at

or phone 01273 676111

Saturday, 9th November, 10am - 5pm
At QueenSpark Books, 49 Grand Parade, Brighton

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