Sunday, February 07, 2010

National Institute for Genealogical Studies gets 24 intensive short term courses

Here is the news release I just received from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.  

NEWS RELEASE: GenClass instructors merge 24 courses with the 150 existing courses at National Institute for Genealogical Studies!

GREAT NEWS! Lots of new topics & new courses available through the National Institute... As of February, you will see a new 'type' of course offered at the Institute --- INTENSIVE SHORT TERM courses.

* Intensive --- packed with lots of very helpful information, research techniques & tips;
* Short Term --- most will be four (4) weeks in length;
* Instructors --- experts in their field of genealogical research;
* Live Meetings (optional) ---  four (4) optional 'real-time' online meetings with your Instructor and fellow coursemates;
* Direct Communication --- consult directly with your instructor via e-mail;
* Feedback --- discuss specific topics through various online or offline threads;
* Assignments (optional) --- although there may be some personal assignments to enhance a technique, submitting them is completely optional;
* Exam (none) --- no final exam to be completed;
* Inexpensive --- under $50;
* One-on-One Advice --- Book an appointment with your instructor to discuss in-depth individual research problems (additional fee).
(The above may vary by course; check the course description for details.)

Below is a list of the new courses, the instructor and their first anticipated start month. Check online for a full description of the course, actual dates courses are offered throughout the year and to complete your registration. (Go to www.genealogicalstudies.com
 
, click on menu item COURSES, click on COURSES again, click on INTENSIVE SHORT TERM view, click on name of course).

START DATE: February 15
Research: African-American Ancestors; Michael Hait

START DATE: March 1
Investigation: Adoption Records; Linda Rakita
Investigation: Lost Friends and Family; Linda Rakita
Research: English Ancestors-The Basics; Sheena Tait

START DATE: April 5
Brick Wall Research; Lisa Alzo
Research: Australian and New Zealand Ancestors; Kerry Farmer
Research: Female Ancestors; Lisa Alzo
Research: Native American Ancestors; Barbara Benge

START DATE: May 3
Research: Jewish Genealogy on the Internet; Micha Reisel
Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Your Family Story

START DATE: June 7
Research: Canadian Genealogy on the Internet-Part 1; Pat Ryan

START DATE: July 5
Research: Canadian Genealogy on the Internet-Part 2; Pat Ryan
Research: Salt Lake City, The Largest Genealogical Library-Part 1; Pat Ryan

START DATE: August 2
Research: Canadian Genealogy on the Internet-Part 3; Pat Ryan
Research: Jewish Ancestors-Basic Introduction; Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Research: Salt Lake City, The Largest Genealogical Library-Part 2; Pat Ryan

START DATE: Not Set Yet
Electronic Resources-Family Tree Maker 2009-The Basics; Cindy Rowzee
Electronic Resources-Family Tree Maker 2009-Advanced; Cindy Rowzee
Jump Start your Genealogy; Lisa Alzo
Organizing Your Family History; Cindy Rowzee
Research: European Ancestors-Part 1; Lisa Alzo
Research: European Ancestors-Part 2; Lisa Alzo
Research: United States-Great Lakes States; Lisa Alzo
Research: United States-Northeastern US; Cindy Rowzee




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