Week 3: Working on Your FirstVoices Project


Week 3 of Language Technology Program (LTP) Training focuses on tasks and tools specifically centred for FV grant projects. Topics include managing language sites, assigning roles, adding your alphabet, setting up a recording space, uploading and editing audio, entry states, and viewing reports.


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

This week, we will look at:

File Management Refresher

Language Gathering

Recording Space & Equipment

Recording & Editing Audio

Upload to FirstVoices

Editing on FirstVoices.com

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:


Creating Finding Aids

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, digitize a tape!

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

Missed our Week 3 sessions? Want to catch up or solidify your learning?

Check out our Digitization Crash course:

Check out our Week 3 Summary Webinar: