Wednesday, July 30, 2008

GenClass.com Aug & Sept 2008 class schedules

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received from Lisa Alzo, editor of the August 2008 GenClass Newsletter. Please visit GenClass.com for more details & to register. Teachers there are among some of the best in the industry. (Hmmm, is genealogy an industry?)

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AUGUST 2008
Classes start August 1, 2008

* Adoption Investigative Class - Detailed search advice and assistance for successfully locating and reuniting adoptees and birth families.

* Australian and New Zealand Genealogy - Learn how to research your Australian and New Zealand family, even from a distance

* Basic English Research - Learn how to start researching your English ancestors - historical background, geography, finding the "bones" of your family.

* Canadian Research - Internet Resources - Part 2 builds on Part 1 and advances your research using the most helpful records – with lots of practical search tips, tricks, and advice.

* Eastern European Genealogy Research: Part 1 (Basic) Getting started with ancestors from Eastern Europe - history, geography, languages.

* Family Tree Maker 2008 - The Basics - Learn The Basics of FTM with an Expert

* Jumpstart Your Genealogy! - Just where do you start if you are interested in your family tree?
- detailed instructions

* Lost Friends and Family Investigative Class Detailed search advice and assistance on the methods to use for successfully tracing "lost" relatives and friends.

* Northeastern United States Genealogy - Research in the NE states is fundamental to the trees of many Americans.

* Salt Lake City: Part 2 - Access the largest genealogical library in the world. Continuing on from Part 1, this course takes you into the sections that most people never use - and what a mistake that is!

SEPTEMBER 2008
Classes start September 1, 2008


* Adoption Investigative Class - Detailed search advice and assistance for successfully locating and reuniting adoptees and birth families.

* Brick Wall Research - Brick Walls are common in genealogy. Learn tips, tricks, solutions and strategies to bust through them.

* Genealogy Research in the Great Lakes States This course will focus on generalized and locality specific resources of six area states -Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

* Jewish Genealogy: Researching on the Internet (Part 2) This class builds on the basics course, providing detailed information about search engines, general genealogy sites, Jewish genealogy sites.

* Lost Friends and Family Investigative Class Detailed search advice and assistance on the methods to use for successfully tracing "lost" relatives and friends.

* Native American Genealogy - Learn how to start your research for your Native American Ancestors.

* Organizing Your Family History - Learn the techniques to ensure efficient organisation of your research.

* Scottish Genealogy - This extensive class will provide a detailed description of what you need to know to track your Scottish ancestry.

Register for a class at http://www.genclass.com/ or at http://classes.genclass.com/