~Workshops~

 


Workshops let you achieve culturally sensitive, time efficient and effective story, folklore and oral history collecting, telling and archiving.    

All workshops include:

  • Pre-workshop consulting on goals and topic selection

  • A workshop packet with lesson plans for the training and story swapping

  • Follow-up support after the project


Introductory Workshop

60 - 90 Minutes

AGES 7-90+

  • Explanation & Participation in an abbreviated Swapping Stories Workshop
     

  • All participants tell their story to a partner, but emphasis is on the structure of the stories and personal listening, not on delivery or sharing with a large group.
     

  • This introductory session does not provide training in duplicating Swapping Stories
     

  • Four hours of planning or follow up consulting is included








     


Participatory Workshop

3 - 4 Hour Sessions

Ages 9+ - 90+

  • Includes two hours pre-planning or follow up consulting.
     

  • Two or three sixty- to ninety-minute preparatory workshops with each group or one half day for each group
     

  • This workshop provides training in oral presentation Skills and Helps Improve Self Confidence in public Speaking
     

  • All participants swap stories and volunteers tell their stories to the whole group.







            


Swapping Stories **

Custom Projects

Ages 9+ - 90+

  • One day for planning, meeting, goal setting, and evaluation procedures
     

  • Two or three sixty- to ninety-minute preparatory workshops with each group or one half day for each group
     

  • One joint Story Swapping session (two to three hours)
     

  • Workshop packet with lesson plans for the training and story swapping
     

  • Follow-up via e-mail or phone
     

  • Audio/Videotaping Editing are the School or Organization's Responsibilities. Additional consulting and script writing services are available.
       


** AN ADDITIONAL DAY TO TRAIN FUTURE "SWAPPING STORIES"

WORKSHOP LEADERS IS OPTIONAL **