Week 2: Working on Your FirstVoices Project



Introduction




Week 2 of Language Technology Program (LTP) Training focuses on tasks and tools specifically centred for FirstVoices grant projects. Topics include language gathering and recording techniques, editing audio, uploading to FirstVoices.com via Batch Uploads, and editing entries on the pre-updated view.



Meeting Schedule




Date 

Time (To-From) 

Meeting Type 

Training Group 

Link to MeetingRecorded?

Sep 12, 2022 

10:00AM-11:00AM 

Regional 

Group G 

Click MeNo

Sep 12, 2022 

11:00AM-12:00PM 

Regional 

Group F 

Click MeNo

Sep 12, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Regional 

Group E 

Click MeNo

Sep 13, 2022 

10:00AM-11:00AM 

Regional 

Group D 

Click MeNo

Sep 13, 2022 

11:00AM-12:00PM 

Regional 

Group C 

Click MeNo

Sep 13, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Regional 

Group B 

Click MeNo

Sep 13, 2022 

3:00PM-4:00PM 

Regional 

Group A 

Click MeNo

Sep 14, 2022 

10:30AM-12:00PM 

Topics Webinar

All teams 

Click MeYes

Sep 15, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Crash Course: Subtitling in ELAN

Optional attendance 

Click MeYes

Sep 16, 2022 

10:30AM-12:00PM 

Summary Webinar

All teams 

Click MeYes



FirstVoices




Review the following articles to help complete the weekly tasks and enhance your project:

This week, we will look at:

Language Gathering

Recording & Editing Audio

Upload to FirstVoices

Editing on FirstVoices.com


There is a lot of content for Weeks 1 and 2 of LTP Training. It is encouraged to periodically refresh and review articles and modules throughout the month of training and your project.

Metadata is important in all language technology project but especially in a Digitization project.

In preparation for next week's content, please budget some time to review this module:



Crash Course




In preparation before viewing this week's Crash Course on Digitization topics, please review and learn more about the processes and features that will be discussed:

ELAN Software



Weekly Tasks




This week's tasks are meant to help prepare you and your team for the next weeks of training.

For teams with multiple components, please complete all relevant weekly tasks.

For teams with a FirstVoices Component, your task is to make a recording or upload your first entry!

Need a refresher? Review these articles & modules:

For teams with a Digitization Component, organize your existing recordings/tapes into a spreadsheet!


Be sure to complete the tasks that pertain to your team before moving on to Week 4!

Please let kyra@fpcc.ca or ben@fpcc.ca know when you have done so and reach out for assistance or if you have questions about the tasks.



Webinar recordings




Special Topics

Crash Course

Summary Webinar