Family Research Studies (Genealogy) prepares students to perform genealogy research, define family history writing objectives, and produce genealogy results for professional or personal needs in both traditional and electronic formats. Students also learn to organize personal search materials into a family history archival notebook using genealogical software.
A series of online courses, including: The Basics; Guide to Documentation and Source Citation; and Beyond the Basics. Each person who successfully completes one of the American Genealogical Studies series courses receives a certificate of completion.
A seven-lesson course on CD. Records kept by religious institutions are among the most useful of genealogical sources available. Details of baptisms, marriages, and burials, for example, become vital records substitutes in periods when there was no civil registration of vital events.
A five-lesson course on CD. This course familiarizes you with the history of the Social Security Act in the United States and how this determines when and where someone may have obtained a Social Security number.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Receive a Certificate in Genealogical Studies jointly from the University of Toronto and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Online courses on a variety of genealogical topics from the very basic to the much more advanced; from general topics to quite specific research.
Organized to encourage professional and aspiring genealogists to put into practice the principles found in Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers and Librarians, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills. This program employs an innovative method of collaborative learning focused on developing genealogical research skills and business practices.
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By Irish genealogist, John Grenham. This online course provides a comprehensive guide to all the records, resources and research techniques you will need to trace your family history. It combines detailed analysis of the relevant sources with hands-on internet research to produce a personalised research plan.
The Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research offers courses on a wide variety of genealogical subjects, providing “vigorous” year-round education for the genealogical community using a virtual platform.