Oregon Folklife Network
 

The Fieldworker’s Toolkit: A workshop series, 2015-2016

Learn new skills to sharpen your tools, bolster your resume, or refresh on the latest technologies, best practices, and industry trends.

Take a single class, or inquire about multi-class discounts!

Winter term: Use digital technology to conduct cultural research

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Digital Photography

Appropriate for community members, culture workers, and research scholars interested in honing camera skills, improving framing techniques, balancing content and artistry, and other best practices to help you visually communicate the importance and value of the people, activities, and events present in your research, on the job, or in the world around you.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Knight Library, 122 (Collaboration Center) – 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR
Instructor: Ethnomusicologist, John Fenn

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Documentary Audio Recording

Explore a range of tools, technologies, and methods that are involved in creating digital audio documentation of interviews, oral traditions, and musical performances. Curricular materials will include an introduction to important terminology and concepts in digital audio, an orientation to devices useful in field-based recording, and approaches to setting up a successful audio recording session in a fieldwork setting.

Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Knight Library, 122 (Collaboration Center) – 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR
Instructor: Ethnomusicologist, John Fenn

Spring Term: Transform your exhibits

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Transform your exhibits

  • Pedestal Construction
  • Brass Mount Construction
  • Acrylic Mount Construction

Registration is not open yet. For more information call OFN at 541-346-3820
Instructor: Exhibits designer Lyle Murphy

Prior Workshops

Managing Your Archives with archivist Nathan Georgitis