Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Digitization of Analog Phonic Archives in a University Lab: A Report on a Young Apprenticeship Initiative
Luca Andrea Ludovico, Giorgio Presti

Last modified: 07-05-2018


This paper discusses an initiative of young apprenticeship for Italian secondary school students, carried out in a university lab rather than in a traditional working environment. The practical aim of the proposal was to make participants digitize phonic archives on analog media, such as open-reel tapes and vinyl records. The goal of the paper is to provide a comprehensive review of this experience, highlighting the educational value of young apprenticeship activities in an academic context and critically analyzing its strengths and weaknesses. The work will also discuss the feedback received from students.

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