Texts and materials

DeBlasio, et al. Catching Stories:  A Practical Guide to Oral History.  Athens , OH:  Swallow Press, 2009. (available in university book store)

Ulman, DeWitt, Selfe.  Stories that Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives. Computers and Composition Digital Press, 2012. (http://ccdigitalpress.org/stories)

A good handbook such as The Little Seagull Handbook, Bullock, Brody, and Weinberg (WW Norton); A Writer’s Reference, 7th edition, Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (Bedford/St. Martin’s); or The Everyday Writer, Andrea Lunsford (Bedford/St. Martin’s)

We will be working regularly with audio and video files, possibly in a packed computer lab, so you will need a pair of headphones preferably with ear cups—ear buds may not be sufficient.  You should also purchase at least one 8GB (or, preferably, larger) flash drive for backups and moving files.