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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Call for Panelists: What Did SHE Say? Study Group 1

DearREADERS,
Plans are under way to hold four, 60-90 minute study group sessions focused on chapters 1 and 2 of Elizabeth Shown Mills' Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition (1), commonly referred to as EE. This post constitutes a call for panelists to appear regularly on the hangout filmstrip panel as we discuss the fundamentals of evidence analysis and citation. Panelists may be from all walks of life with varied levels of research experience. None need be citation experts, as all will follow Mrs. Mills' guidance articulated in this book and accompanying website. The author has not been asked to participate in this study group series. Additional information about EE, QuickLessons and a prolific discussion forum are found at http://www.EvidenceExplained.com.



SYLLABUS
Elizabeth Shown Mills, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2015). [Book available from the publisher at http://www.genealogical.com and in digital format from the author's website http://www.EvidenceExplained.com]



WHEN
Fridays as follows:
14 Aug 2015 - EE - Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Evidence Analysis
21 Aug 2015 - EE - Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Evidence Analysis (continued)
28 Aug 2015 - EE - Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Citation
4 Sept 2015 - EE - Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Citation (continued)

Noon Eastern US (New York)
11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City)
9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

If you need a time zone converter, here's one DearMYRTLE recommends:
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html


WHERE
This is where all may VIEW and post COMMENTS about each session. The post for each session will appear within the week prior to individual scheduled sessions here:
http://bit.ly/MyrtsNext

PANELIST COMMITMENTS
  • Important - MGP1 Study Group Copyright Guidelines (The rules apply here!)
  • Own a copy of Evidence Explained, 3rd edition
  • Complete panelist application form here: http://goo.gl/forms/PXFg7ouE4K
  • Study chapter prior to each study group session.
  • Provide adequate equipment including high speed internet access, headset microphone.
  • Be prepared to discuss favorite sections from the syllabus with an example from one's personal research.
(1) Elizabeth Shown Mills, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2015).


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Myrt :)
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