Have any questions about your National Institute 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.
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.
***CHECK SCHEDULED TIME IN YOUR TIME ZONE***
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 list (a new window will open).
Click on Check Time to see the time in your local time zone.
Canadian Records courses with Cheryl Levy
Thursday, September 16th at 7:30 PM Eastern
American Records courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Friday, September 17th at 11 AM 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.
Friday, September 17th at 1 PM Eastern
DNA courses with Shannon Combs-Bennett
This is for students interested in using DNA testing results in conjunction with their genealogy research.
Sunday, September 19th at 4 PM Eastern
Internet Tools with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Sunday, September 19th at 7:30 PM Eastern
Methodology courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Sunday, September 19th at 8:30 PM Eastern
STUDENT LOUNGE is open!
Pop into the Student Lounge for a genealogy coffee break with your fellow students.
Tuesday, September 21st at 3 PM 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.
Tuesday, September 21st at 6 PM Eastern
United Kingdom (English, Irish, and Scottish) Records courses with Brenda Wheeler
Sunday, September 26th at 7 PM Eastern
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 3 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Brenda Wheeler
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).
Monday, September 27th at 7 PM Eastern
Calendar of Virtual Meetings is at www.genealogicalstudies.com; top menu > INFORMATION > VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM.
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