Family History: How to Record an Interview | Eric Douglas | Skillshare

Family History: How to Record an Interview

Eric Douglas, Author, Journalist, Documentarian

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10 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:37
    • 2. Class Project

      1:09
    • 3. Why Audio?

      2:54
    • 4. Using a Smartphone

      3:27
    • 5. Using a Digital Audio Recorder

      2:44
    • 6. Using a Laptop

      3:15
    • 7. Different file formats

      1:33
    • 8. Where should I record?

      1:40
    • 9. Sound Check

      2:32
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      1:49

About This Class

Family histories are about capturing family memories and saving them. This class guides students through the technical process of making an audio recording.

This is the second class on recording oral histories. The first class is on interview techniques and the third is about making choices when it comes to editing.