The desire to discover our ancestors continues to grow in popularity with the addition of online trees, genealogy TV shows, and the popularity of DNA tests. The process can be overwhelming. Learn the basics of beginning your genealogy journey.
The Genealogical Proof Standard is a necessary tool to help ensure you are on the correct path to discover your ancestors. Learn how to put the 5 Elements of the GPS into practice.
Learn to use city and other directories to mine the many gems of information they contain. Directories not only contain useful facts, but also serve as clues in the search for more details and documentation for a clearer image of the lives of our ancestors.
Quickly overcome the common challenges of missing maiden names and male-dominated record sets to finally find the females in your family tree!
Learn about basic DNA terminology, the types of tests that are available and their purposes, and what to expect once you've received the test results. This course is perfect for those new to DNA testing.
Do you have DNA matches you cannot place in your family tree? Learn how to mimic your match's tree in order to solve the relationship.
Learn the basics of getting started in genealogy including how to build a family tree, what records to look for and where to find them, and how to record results to ensure research success.
Learn how to research the treasure trove of federal records of the U.S. government and mine the rich personal and other details they contain. This course is not currently being offered. Please check back.
The Write Stuff: Telling the Story will help you to learn the skills to finally go from blank page to shareable personal or family stories. Perfect for beginners who feel overwhelmed or intimidated by the writing process.
Advance your writing skills by building a family history blueprint, using creative nonfiction writing techniques, and incorporating citations. Learn how to revise your existing prose and get publishing tips.
The Write Stuff III: Selling the Story will propel your project to a new level. Explore further. Dream bigger. Write more! Go beyond just writing for your family and sell your story!
The Write Stuff: Telling the Story will help you to learn basic writing skills to finally go from blank page to shareable personal or family stories. This course has worksheets and assignments making it the ideal learning experience for the virtual classroom. Course can be easily administered by teachers or parents.
Have you thought about writing your life story or sharing your life experiences with others? Memoir is one of the most popular, yet controversial writing genres out there today. It’s a story only you can tell, and you don’t have to be a professional writer to do it. Tap into your creative muse as you walk step-by-step through the fun and exciting process of authoring your own life.
Learn how to harness the power of Scrivener to take your writing to the next level! This six-week step-by-step Masterclass will give you the foundation you need to use Scrivener for all your writing projects so you can write faster and with more confidence! Access to the free Scrivener community is included and will appear in your course library.
One hour of personalized coaching and consultation will help you take your writing skills to the next level. Click anywhere on this card to learn more!