Field School Schedule

Keels 6020 Field Research Methods Schedule (Tentative)

Sept 5Introductory ClassSt. John's
Week 1Classes on interviewing, ethics, audio and visual recording techniques.Keels
Sept 9Arrive at Keels, Reception and meal by Keels Community Council and residents 
Sept 10John Mannion: The Cultural Landscape of Keels 
Sept 11Gerald Pocius: Problems and issues in field research 
Sept 12

Dale Jarvis: Project Planning
Brian Ricks: Photographing Landscapes

Sept 13Guha Shankar: Sound Recording Techniques and Introduction to Technology 
Sept 14Guha Shankar: Sound Recording Archiving and Introduction to Photographic Technology 
Sept 15Guha Shankar: Photographic Techniques and Photographic Archiving 
Week 2Measuring and drawing buildings. Interviews with local residents.Keels
Sept 17Tom Carter: Introduction to Building Documentation: Equipment and Strategies 
Sept 18Tom Carter: Building Elevations and Details 
Sept 19Tom Carter: Working on your own buildings 
Sept 20Tom Carter: Completing field sheets 
Sept 21Tom Carter: Discussion of findings and the finished drawing 
Week 3Students conducting their own interviews and research. Presentation to the community of the project.Keels
Sept 24-27Conducting fieldwork, archiving, labeling, recording logs 
Sept 28Creating presentations for the community 
Sept 29Presentation to the community. 
Sept 30Arrival back in St. John'sSt. John's


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