Have any questions about your courses or research? Attend an applicable virtual meeting for answers. Virtual Meetings provide a way to communicate with an instructor and your fellow students. They are NOT mandatory, but they are a fun and interactive way to connect.
TO JOIN A VIRTUAL MEETING, see the Adobe Connect instructions available on our website (www.genealogicalstudies.com; in the top menu > Information > Virtual Learning Room). Please obtain the INSTRUCTIONS document in PDF format near the top right of our Virtual Learning Room page. You may need to scroll to the right to see INSTRUCTIONS. The file also includes Troubleshooting information.
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Go to www.genealogicalstudies.com
In top menu bar, select Information.
In the dropdown menu, select Virtual Learning Room.
Click the virtual meeting name in the list (a new window will open).
Click on Check Time to see the time in your local time zone.
DNA courses with Shannon Combs-Bennett
Thursday, May 13th at 3:00 PM Eastern
United Kingdom (English, Irish, and Scottish) Records courses with Brenda Wheeler
Thursday, May 13th at 8:00 PM Eastern
Methodology courses with Brenda Wheeler
Friday, May 14th at 11:30 PM Eastern
This session is for the convenience of our students in Australasia; however, all students are welcome.
STUDENT LOUNGE is open!
Pop into the Student Lounge for a genealogy coffee break with your fellow students.
Saturday, May 15th at 10:00 AM Eastern
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega
This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in this course. Please 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). Follow the directions found in your course material.
Saturday, May 15th at 11:30 AM Eastern
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega
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).
Sunday, May 16th at 7:30 PM Eastern
Methodology courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Monday, May 17th at 5:00 PM Eastern
American Records courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Monday, May 17th at 6:30 PM Eastern
Canadian Records courses with Cheryl Levy
Tuesday, May 18th at 10:00 AM Eastern
Internet Tools with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Wednesday, May 19th at 7:30 PM Eastern
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL DISCUSSION with Gena Philibert-Ortega
This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in these courses. The instructor will be available to provide guidance and answer questions regarding any aspect of the courses.
Wednesday, May 19th at 9:00 PM Eastern
Lecturing Skills ***Student Presentation*** with host Kathy Holland
Student Presenter: Lynn Reesor; Topic: Family Lore: Fact or Fiction?
Thursday, May 20th at 7:00 PM Eastern
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