UCF Community Veterans History Project

Instructional Videos

Here are some short videos for students on how to conduct oral histories for this project.

Interview Basics: Location

How to choose a setting that is conducive to creating a comfortable interview, and capturing audio and video shots that are free from external disturbances.

Interview Basics: Setting the Shot

How to set up the visuals of the interview, including focus and compression, lighting and exposure, and framing and composition.

Interview Basics: Audio

How to best capture sound on a recording, including choosing a microphone and getting the right sound levels.

Interview Basics: Preparing for Your Interview:

What to do to get ready for your interview, including doing research and contacting your interviewee.

Interview Basics: Introduction, Questions, and Turning it In

What to do during your interview and after.

RICHES • History Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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