Do you 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 a fun and interactive way to connect.
Below are the scheduled sessions for the month of April 2021.
Note: To join a virtual meeting, simply enter the URL provided into your browser. When joining a session, NO USER NAME or PASSWORD is required. Under Guest, please type in your first name and surname initial, along with your geographical location; then Enter Room.
Note: All times for sessions are given in Eastern Daylight Time.
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Methodology: The “How To” Courses with Brenda Wheeler, PLCGS
Thursday, April 15th at 5:30 AM EDT
Australian Records courses with Kerry Farmer, BA, BSc
Tuesday, April 20th at 5 AM EDT
United Kingdom & Ireland Records (English, Welsh, Scottish & Irish) Records courses with Brenda Wheeler, PLCGS
Tuesday, April 20th at 8 AM EDT
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL DISCUSSION: Navigate Analysis & Skills Courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega MA, MAR
Tuesday, April 20th at 1 PM EDT
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR
Please follow the directions found in your course material and read the article.
Tuesday, April 20th at 2:30 PM EDT
Professional Development courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR
Wednesday, April 21st at 10:30 AM EDT
Methodology: The “How To” Courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega MA, MAR
Wednesday, April 21st at 1 PM EDT
American Records courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR
Wednesday, April 21st at 2:30 PM EDT
Canadian Records courses with Cheryl Levy, PLCGS
Saturday, April 24th at 1 PM EDT
Internet Tools with Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR
Monday, April 26th at 4 PM EDT
Pop into the Student Lounge for a genealogy coffee break with your fellow students.
Monday, April 26th at 6 PM EDT
Have a question about your course/research you want answered at a virtual meeting? Email us your question at least 4 days in advance of the session so the instructor can prepare.
Guidelines for submitting questions:
1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. SUBJECT LINE: Virtual Meeting Question
3. In the email body:
a) State the question. Be specific & short!
b) If the question pertains to a course, give full title. If specific to course content, include module number & section name (this helps to understand what you are asking).
c) If the question pertains to a record group, include location (i.e. country, state/province, county, town/city) & time period.
Send questions regarding Virtual Meetings or the schedule to:
Sue de Groot, PLCGS
National Institute for Genealogical Studies
If you have not attended a Virtual Meeting before, read the Instructions at www.genealogicalstudies.com/instructions.pdf
***CHECK SCHEDULED TIME IN YOUR TIME ZONE***
Go to www.genealogicalstudies.com
In the 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.
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