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The Family Historian's Craft

HIST 217

 

$ 549.00


Instructor: Amy Harris
Credits: 3.00

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Description:

Introduction to genealogical methods applicable in American and international research. Discussion of technology in genealogical research and introduction to censuses and vital records (US and international).

Course Content:

Unit 1: Research Standards and Writing
Unit 2: Research Mechanics
Unit 3: Research Methodologies and Evidence Analysis
Unit 4: Jurisdictions
Unit 5: Internet Search Methodologies and FamilySearch Databases
Unit 6: Internet Searches for Compiled and Original Information
Unit 7: Paleography
Unit 8: Census Records
Unit 9: Vital Records
Unit 10: Church and Probate Records
Unit 11: Property, Military, and Immigration/Naturalization Records
Unit 12: Writing
Unit 13: Professional Considerations

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

Notes:

You must take the final exam at a testing center with online access because part of the exam requires online research.