ERIC Number: EJ548195
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Fish Bowls and Bloopers: Oral History in the Classroom. Lesson Plan.
Paul, Paula J.
OAH Magazine of History, v11 n3 p43-46 Spr 1997
Describes teaching methods used to prepare students for conducting oral history interviews. Fishbowl interviews consist of a behavior-modeling exercise where the teacher interviews a guest in front of the class. Examines other instructional techniques such as role playing and paired interviewing. (MJP)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Family History, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interviews, Local History, Oral History, Personal Narratives, Research Skills, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Social History, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Student Research
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A