Gail M. Nomura
AAS 498: Asian American Oral History examines the history of Asian Americans through oral history. The course format will include lectures, guest speakers, video documentaries, films, classroom discussion, individual research, group work, presentations, and some fieldwork. Students will learn not only the history of Asian Americans but learn the skills and value of oral history research.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The course format will include lectures, guest speakers, video documentaries, films, classroom discussion, individual and group presentations, and some field work.
Some prior coursework in Asian American history is recommended but not required.
Class assignments and grading
Course requirements include some short writing assignments, quizzes, and a longer oral history research paper.