What will we learn?
- How to create a research strategy
- A couple of less commonly used or newly developed techniques (the FAN Club, mind mapping and DNA testing)
- What genealogy databases are, how they work and a few tips on how to use them.
- Name issues, such as mis-transcriptions, different pronunciations and how spelling can change over time.
Study GroupsChoose the study group tab at the top of any step to access your study group for this course.Your study group is a place to get to know your fellow learners a bit better, to support and encourage each other, and to discuss what you’re learning in depth with the same set of people during the course.It’s also a place for collaboration. You can visit this group whenever you like, but for most weeks we will ask you to complete some research or searching tasks or to discuss an idea specifically within your study group. This is strictly optional for this course but doing the tasks and/or collaborating is a great way to really solidify your learning. So why not take this opportunity to say hello?
Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree
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