Aug 08, 2020  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 425 - Recorded Interviewing Techniques and Methods

This course will introduce students to the theory and methodology of ethnographic and oral history fieldwork as it is practiced by social scientists and humanities researchers.  Students will learn to prepare research plans, develop questions, and conduct and record interviews.  They will learn how to navigate the essential practices of permissions, understand the concepts of copyright of research materials as it pertains to interviews, and fulfill the requirements of the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) - Required Training at the University of Maine.  Students will learn about the practices of archiving research materials and how to interpret and incorporate interview research into a research paper or documentary.

General Education Requirements: Ethics

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3