7 Writing History

Listen to this audio recording for an example of how to conduct research using oral primary sources. Here, the researcher is interviewing an individual about their experiences as an African American student at the University of Idaho. Listen to the recording and identify good practices for conducting oral interviews.


Turn to the next page to see how the student researcher used this interview in their final piece.


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