The National Institute for Genealogical Studies

LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies - LEADERS IN ONLINE GENEALOGY EDUCATION

May 2014: Virtual Meetings

What is the GPS? Do you want to learn more about the research process to find your ancestors? Are you wondering how you can use social media to help you with your research? Have a brick wall question? Your questions can be answered at an appropriate Virtual Meeting! See the schedule for the month of May below.

 

(c) 2013 Gena Philibert-Ortega

(c) 2013 Gena Philibert-Ortega

If you have not attended a National Institute for Genealogical Studies Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available atwww.genealogicalstudies.com/instructions.pdf. If this URL does not open, please go to www.genealogicalstudies.com, click on Information in the top menu bar, and then Virtual Learning Room in the drop down menu. The link to the Instructions (in PDF format) will be at the top right of the page (you may need to scroll over to the right side of the page).

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Here is the list of May’s Virtual Meetings. Be sure to mark your calendars!

Times given are Eastern Daylight Time. To check the current time and date, Log In to your Student Briefcase and click on “Time at Home Office” near the top right of the page.

Monday, May 12th with Beverly Rice
8:30 PM Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(The next day at 1:30 AM in London, England; 10:30 PM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle3/
Note: This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in this course. Please follow the directions found in your course material and read the article “Identification through Signatures: Using Complex Direct Evidence to Sort Colwills of Cornwall” by Ronald A. Hill (NGSQ Vol. 87, No. 3, September, 1999).

Tuesday, May 13th with Brenda Wheeler
5:00 AM All Methodology courses
(10:00 AM in London, England; 7:00 PM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/methodology/
Note: This Virtual Meeting is available for the convenience of our Australian & New Zealand students; however, everyone is welcome to participate!

Wednesday, May 14th with Beverly Rice
8:30 PM All Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL
(The next day at 1:30 AM in London, England; 10:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asgeneral/
Note: This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in these courses, as well as the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting & Extracting course. The instructor will be available to provide guidance and answer questions regarding any aspect of these courses.

Thursday, May 15th with Sheena Tait
6:00 PM All Scottish Record courses
(11:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 8:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/scottish/

Wednesday, May 21st with Ruth Blair
6:00 PM All Irish Record courses
(11:00 PM in London, England; 8:00 AM the next day in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/irish/

Wednesday, May 21st with Ruth Blair
7:00 PM All Canadian Record courses
(The next day midnight in London, England; 9:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/canadian/

Tuesday, May 27th with Brenda Wheeler
6:30 PM All English Record courses
(11:30 PM in London, England; 8:30 AM the next day in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/english/

Wednesday, May 28th with Beverly Rice
8:30 PM All Methodology courses
(The next day at 1:30 AM in London, England; 10:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/methodology/

Friday, May 30th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
8:00 PM Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(The next day at 1:00 AM in London, England; 10:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle1/
Note: This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in this course. Please follow the directions found in your course material and read the article “Heritage Books and Family Lore: A Jackson Test in Missouri and Idaho” by Connie Lenzen (NGSQ Vol. 86, No. 1, March, 1998).

Friday, May 30th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
9:30 PM AM All American Records courses
(The next day at 2:30 AM in London, England; 11:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/american/

Friday, May 30th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
10:30 PM Internet Tools (i.e. Connecting Family: Online & Virtually, Google for the Wise Genealogist, and Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist)
(The next day at 3:30 AM in London, England; 12:30 PM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/internettools/

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LISTEN ON THE GO!

Want to listen to a meeting but you will not be at your computer? No problem! You can download the FREE Adobe Connect Mobile App from the iTunes App Store (for iPod/iPhone/iPad), from the Google Play Store (for Androids), or from Blackberry World (for Blackberry).

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See the calendar of future Virtual Meetings sessions at www.genealogicalstudies.com; in the top menu choose INFORMATION and then VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM in the dropdown menu.

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