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The National Institute This Week June 22-28

Here’s what’s going on at The National Institute this week.

Schedule Chalk Shows Arranging Agenda And Calendar by Stuart Miles/Courtesy of Freedigitalphotos.net

Schedule Chalk Shows Arranging Agenda And Calendar by Stuart Miles/Courtesy of Freedigitalphotos.net

 

Tuesday, June 23rd with Brenda Wheeler
4:00 PM EDT All Irish Record courses
(9:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 6:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/irish/

Saturday, June 27th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
7:00 PM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(the next day at midnight in London, England; 9:00 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).

Saturday, June 27th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
8:00 PM EDT All Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL
(the next day at 1:00 AM in London, England; 10:00 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.

Saturday, June 27th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
9:30 PM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(the next day at 2:30 AM in London, England; 11:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle2/
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 “Organizing Meager Evidence to Reveal Lineages: An Irish Example-Geddes of Tyrone” by Thomas W. Jones (NGSQ Vol. 89, No.2, June, 2001).

Sunday, June 28th with Brenda Wheeler
6:00 AM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(11:00 AM in London, England; 8:00 PM 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).

Sunday, June 28th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
9:00 PM EDT All American Records courses
(the next day at 2:00 AM in London, England; 11:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/american/

Sunday, June 28th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
10:30 PM EDT 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 the student presentation but 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.

If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

Scottish Genealogy Virtual Meeting This Week

We have a couple of virtual meetings coming up this week. Do you have questions about your courses? Do you need help with your research? Hope you can join us for a virtual meeting that is relevant to your studies or research!

On Tuesday, August 19th at 11:00 AM EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the Analysis & Skills Mentoring – GENERAL virtual meeting. This session is applicable to students working on all three Analysis & Skills Mentoring courses, as well as the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting, and Extracting course.

Time zones: Tuesday, August 19th – 11:00 AM Eastern; 10:00 AM Central; 8:00 AM Pacific; 4:00 PM in London, England; Wednesday, August 20th – 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asgeneral/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Then on Wednesday, August 20th at 9:00 AM EDT Sheena Tait will be hosting the Scottish Records virtual meeting. Join her to ask questions about these record courses and/or your research.

Time zones: Wednesday, August 20th – 9:00 AM Eastern; 8:00 AM Central; 6:00 AM Pacific; 2:00 PM in London, England; 11:00 PM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/scottish/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Remember, you do not have to be registered in these courses to join a Virtual Meeting … anyone can participate.

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If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

August 2014 Virtual Meetings

Do you have any questions about your course(s)? Or, are you struggling with your family history research? Do you want to learn more about the research process to find your ancestors? Your questions can be answered at a Virtual Meeting relevant to your  area of research! Everyone is welcome to attend. See the schedule below for the month of August.

Please note there are four Virtual Meetings scheduled for this coming Monday, August 11th.

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Times given are Eastern Daylight Time.

Monday, August 11th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
9:00 AM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(2:00 PM in London, England; 11:00 PM 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).

Monday, August 11th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
11:00 AM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(4:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle2/
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 “Organizing Meager Evidence to Reveal Lineages: An Irish Example-Geddes of Tyrone” by Thomas W. Jones (NGSQ Vol. 89, No.2, June, 2001).

Monday, August 11th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
6:30 PM EDT Internet Tools (i.e. Connecting Family: Online & Virtually, Google for the Wise Genealogist, and Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist)
(11:30 PM in London, England; the next day at 8:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/internettools/

Monday, August 11th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
8:00 PM EDT All American Records courses
(The next day at 1:00 AM in London, England; 10:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/american/

Wednesday, August 13th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
8:30 PM EDT 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/

Thursday, August 14th with Ruth Blair
7:00 PM EDT All Canadian Record courses
(the next day at midnight in London, England; at 9:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/canadian/

Tuesday, August 19th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
11:00 AM EDT All Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL
(4:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 1:00 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.

Wednesday, August 20th with Sheena Tait
9:00 AM EDT All Scottish Record courses
(2:00 PM in London, England; 11:00 PM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/scottish/

Tuesday, August 26th with Brenda Wheeler
7:30 PM EDT All English Record courses
(The next day at 12:30 AM in London, England; 9:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/english/

Thursday, August 28th with Brenda Wheeler
5:00 AM EDT 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!

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LISTEN ON THE GO!

Want to listen to the student presentation but 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 drop-down menu.

If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

Makes Some Genealogy Plans This Weekend

We have full schedule of virtual meetings over the next five days. A couple of country specific, methodology, Internet tools and a few Analysis & Skills Mentoring virtual meetings. Do you have questions about your courses? Do you need help with your research? Hope you can join us for a virtual meeting that is relevant to your studies or research!

On Friday, July 25th at 11:00 AM EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the Methodology virtual meeting. This session is also applicable to students working on the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting, and Extracting course.

Time zones: Friday, July 25th – 11:00 AM Eastern; 10:00 AM Central; 8:00 AM Pacific; 4:00 PM in London, England; Saturday, July 26th – 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/methodology/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Then on Saturday, July 26th at 11:00 AM EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the Analysis & Skills Mentoring-GENERAL virtual meeting. This session is appropriate to all student registered in all three levels of the Analysis & Skills Mentoring courses. It is also applicable to students working on the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting, and Extracting course.

Time zones: Saturday, July 26th – 11:00 AM Eastern; 10:00 AM Central; 8:00 AM Pacific;4:00 PM in London, England; Sunday, July 27th – 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asgeneral/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Next on Saturday, July 26th at noon EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the Analysis & Skills Mentoring-Part 3 ARTICLE REVIEW session. This one is more appropriate for student 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).

Time zones: Saturday, July 26th – noon Eastern; 11:00 AM Central; 9:00 AM Pacific; 5:00 PM in London, England; Sunday, July 27th – 2:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle3/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Next up on Sunday, July 27th at noon EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the American Records virtual meeting. Join her to ask questions about your American courses and/or research.

Time zones: Sunday, July 27th – noon Eastern; 11:00 AM Central; 9:00 AM Pacific; 5:00 PM in London, England; Monday, July 28th – 2:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/american/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Later on Sunday, July 27th at 2:00 PM EDT Gena Philibert-Ortega will be hosting the Analysis & Skills Mentoring-Part 1 ARTICLE REVIEW session. This is another one of those sessions that is more appropriate for student registered in this particular 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).

Time zones: Sunday, July 27th – 2:00 PM Eastern; 1:00 PM Central; 11:00 AM Pacific; 7:00 PM in London, England; Monday, July 28th – 4:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle1/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Then at 3:30 PM EDT on Sunday, July 27th Gena Philibert-Ortega returns to host the Internet Tools session. This session is good for students registered in the Connecting Family: Online and Virtually, Google for the Wise Genealogist, and/or Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist courses, although all are welcome.

Time zones: Sunday, July 27th – 3:30 PM Eastern; 2:30 PM Central; 12:30 PM Pacific; 8:30 PM in London, England; Monday, July 28th – 5:30 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/internettools/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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On Monday, July 28th at 8:00 PM EDT Brenda Wheeler will be hosting the Methodology virtual meeting. This session is also applicable to students working on the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting, and Extracting course.

Time zones: Monday, July 28th – 8:00 PM Eastern; 7:00 PM Central; 5:00 PM Pacific;Tuesday, July 29th – 1:00 AM in London, England; 10:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/methodology/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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The last session for the month of July will be the English Records virtual meeting on Tuesday, July 29th at 10:00 AM EDT and hosted by Brenda Wheeler. Join Brenda to ask questions about these record courses and/or your research.

Time zones: Tuesday, July 29th – 10:00 AM Eastern; 9:00 AM Central; 7:00 AM Pacific; 3:00 PM in London, England; Wednesday, July 30th – midnight in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/english/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Remember, you do not have to be registered in these courses to join a Virtual Meeting … anyone can participate.
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If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

Canadian and Irish Genealogy This Weekend

World Map by xedos4/Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

World Map by xedos4/Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

 

We have a couple of country specific virtual meetings this weekend. Do you have questions about your Canadian Records courses? Do you need help with your Canadian research? Where is Lower Canada, Upper Canada, Canada East, and Canada West in present day Canada? Or, do you have some of those hard to find Irish ancestors? Can’t find those Irish census records? What Irish substitute records would be best to use?

Hope you can join us for a virtual meeting that is relevant to your studies or research!

Ruth Blair will be available for on Saturday, July 19th at 1:00 PM EDT for the Canadian Records virtual meeting.

Time zones: Saturday, July 19th – 1:00 PM Eastern; noon Central; 10:00 AM Pacific; 6:00 PM in London, England; Sunday, July 20th – 3:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/canadian/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Then at 2:00 PM EDT on Saturday, July 19th Ruth Blair will host the Irish Records virtual meeting.

Time zones: Saturday, July 19th – 2:00 PM Eastern; 1:00 PM  Central; 11:00 AM  Pacific;7:00 PM in London, England; Sunday, July 20th – 4:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/irish/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Remember, you do not have to be registered in these courses to join a Virtual Meeting … anyone can participate.

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If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

July 2014 Virtual Meetings

Headset Computer Key by Stuart Miles/ Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

Headset Computer Key by Stuart Miles/ Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

 

Here is the list of July’s Virtual Meetings. Mark your calendars for sessions applicable to your area of studies or research!

If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available at www.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).

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.

Saturday, July 19th with Ruth Blair
1:00 PM EDT All Canadian Record courses
(6:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 3:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/canadian/
2:00 PM EDT All Irish Record courses
(7:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 4:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/irish/

Friday, July 25th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
11:00 AM EDT All Methodology courses
(4:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/methodology/

Saturday, July 26th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
11:00 AM EDT All Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL
(4:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 1:00 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.

12:00 NOON EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(5:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 2:00 AM 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).

Sunday, July 27th with Gena Philibert-Ortega
12:00 NOON EDT All American Records courses
(5:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 2:00 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/american/


2:00 PM EDT Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW
(7:00 PM in London, England; the next day at 4:00 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).


3:30 PM EDT Internet Tools (i.e. Connecting Family: Online & Virtually, Google for the Wise Genealogist, and Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist)
(8:30 PM in London, England; the next day at 5:30 AM in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/internettools/

Monday, July 28th with Brenda Wheeler
8:00 PM EDT All Methodology courses
(The next day at 1:00 AM in London, England; 10:00 AM 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!

Tuesday, July 29th with Brenda Wheeler
10:00 AM EDT All English Record courses
(3:00 PM in London, England; the next day at midnight in Sydney, Australia)
MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/english/

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LISTEN ON THE GO!

Want to listen to the student presentation but 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.

Researching English Vital Records

 

(c) 2014. Karen Petty. Used with permission.

(c) 2014. Karen Petty. Used with permission.

Join us for a student presentation on July 15th at 2:00 PM EDT. Karen Petty will be presenting [English] “Birth Marriage and Death Certificates”. Everyone attending this Virtual Meeting will receive a special offer.

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies course, Lecturing Skills Including Preparation, teaches the skills needed to present genealogical-related lectures. It is a “hands on” course where the student presents a lecture via our Virtual Learning Room. We have a student presentations coming up later this week. We invite you to participate and hear your fellow students. These are 30-minute lectures, followed by a 10-minute Question & Answer period and a short poll to provide the student with feedback on their skills. Please come and support your fellow students!

This is an excellent learning experience for all involved–the student presenter and the audience! We all can learn new and interesting tidbits, even from topics that are not in our area of research.
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Presenter: Karen Petty, PLGCS is a professional genealogist who is constantly updating her knowledge base by keeping updated in her fields of study.

Presentation Description: Learn what interesting information you can gain from these certificates and which avenues this can lead your research in.

Time zones: Tuesday, July 15th – 2:00 PM Eastern; 1:00 PM Central; 11:00 AM Pacific; 7:00 PM in London, England; Wednesday, July 16th – 4:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/lecturing/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)
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We would like to thank Gena Philibert-Ortega for hosting this student presentation.

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Remember, to join a Virtual Meeting … anyone can participate. Hope to see you there!

To enter the Virtual Learning Room for a session you would like to attend, please click on the Location link or enter the Location URL into your browser. (No user name or password required; “Enter as a Guest”)

NOTE: Please sign in with your first AND last names when joining a Virtual Meeting. This will help everyone differentiate between individuals with the same name. (No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

New Course Announced: Research African American Ancestors

Roger Williams University--Nashville, Tenn.--Normal class [1899] LC-USZ62-126751 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/anedub/item/00651764/

Roger Williams University–Nashville, Tenn.–Normal class [1899] LC-USZ62-126751 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/anedub/item/00651764/

Researching African American  genealogy can be difficult but it is not impossible. The new National Institute for Genealogical Studies course Research: African American Ancestors focuses on three aspects of genealogical research and how these relate specifically to researching African Americans: research skill, knowledge of records, and understanding of historical context.

The course is organized into reverse chronological eras, beginning with the twentieth century and moving through the late nineteenth century and Reconstruction, the Civil War era, and the antebellum (pre-Civil War) period. In each lesson, case studies and assignments demonstrate and test the skills being developed.

Research: African American Ancestors written by genealogist and author Michael Hait, CG  begins on Monday, July 7th. Use coupon code Take25AA for 25% off.

Hurry! Offer ends July 14th.

Analysis and Skills Mentoring Virtual Meetings

Beverly Rice will be available for on Saturday, June 21st at 11:00 AM EDT for the Analysis and Skills Mentoring-GENERAL virtual meeting. This session is also appropriate for students registered in the Skills: Transcribing, Abstracting, and Extracting course.

Time zones: Saturday, June 21st – 11:00 AM Eastern; 10:00 AM Central; 8:00 AM Pacific;4:00 PM in London, England; Sunday, June 22nd – 1:00 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asgeneral/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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On Saturday, June 28th Beverly Rice is back to host the Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW. 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 “Organizing Meager Evidence to Reveal Lineages: An Irish Example-Geddes of Tyrone” by Thomas W. Jones (NGSQ Vol. 89, No.2, June, 2001).

Time zones: Saturday, June 28th – 8:30 PM Eastern; 7:30 PM Central; 5:30 PM Pacific;Sunday, June 29th – 1:30 AM in London, England; 10:30 AM in Sydney, Australia

MEETING LOCATION: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/asarticle2/
(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click “Enter as a Guest”.)

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Remember, you do not have to be registered in these courses to join a Virtual Meeting … anyone can participate.

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If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions available atwww.genealogicalstudies.com/instructions.pdf. If this URL does not open, please go towww.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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