Digital Storytelling - Alice Mercer, Wes Fryer
Wes begins with an example of Celebrate Oklahoma Voices. Some people used gabcast.com to record their voice stories. You can give a person the list of questions and they can call gabcast with your code and record their voice directly. Equipment: digital recorders, Flip cameras, ning. Even if your video quality is not too good, tape anyway so you can preserve the audio, including questions asked.
PBS has a documentary film guide.
Ken Burns has a DVD guide about documentary film making.

How do you prepare kids prepare for an interview:
  • get written permission from people
  • creative commons for attribution only
  • get books about geneology, they have good interview questions
  • model interview techniques for the class
  • use open ended questions, how, when,
  • Get PBS to give you the Ken Burns documentary film guide DVD


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