Week 3: Working on Your Digitization Project



Introduction




Week 3 of Language Technology Program (LTP) Training focuses on tasks and tools specifically centred on DiGI grant projects. Themes include the mechanics of the DiGI kit, using BWF MetaEdit, condition assessments, a typical workflow in digitizing audiocassettes, and cataloguing basics. 

Additions to this week from LTP training 2021-2022 include the emphasis on textual documentation (e.g., scanner selection), archival acquisition, and storage solutions.



Meeting Schedule




Date 

Time (To-From) 

Meeting Type 

Training Group 

Link to MeetingRecorded?

Sep 19, 2022 

10:00AM-11:00AM 

Regional 

Group G 

Click MeNo

Sep 19, 2022 

11:00AM-12:00PM 

Regional 

Group F 

Click MeNo

Sep 19, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Regional 

Group E 

Click MeNo

Sep 20, 2022 

10:00AM-11:00AM 

Regional 

Group D 

Click MeNo

Sep 20, 2022 

11:00AM-12:00PM 

Regional 

Group C 

Click MeNo

Sep 20, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Regional 

Group B 

Click MeNo

Sep 20, 2022 

3:00PM-4:00PM 

Regional 

Group A 

Click MeNo

Sep 21, 2022 

10:30AM-12:00PM 

Topics Webinar

All teams 

Click MeYes

Sep 22, 2022 

2:00PM-3:00PM 

Crash Course: FirstVoices Updates

Optional attendance 

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Sep 23, 2022 

10:30AM-12:00PM 

Summary Webinar

All teams 

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Digitization




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

This week, we will look at:

The Digitization Process

Software Specifics

Archiving & Cataloguing



Crash Course




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

Custom Pages & Widgets in the Updated FirstVoices



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 start drafting a language gathering/elicitation plan!

For teams who are new to FirstVoices, your task is to finishing setting up your site! 

For teams with a Digitization Component, set up your DiGI-kit (if applicable) and conduct your first condition assessment!

Need a refresher? Review these articles & modules:


Be sure to complete the tasks that pertain to your team before moving 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