The Family Historian's Craft
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.
No Materials required for this course!