Happy New Year! The National Institute for Genealogical Studies hopes you have had a wonderful and safe holiday season.
As you ease into 2022, enhance your education and attend virtual meetings applicable to your studies. To assist with your studies, you may find it helpful to use our “Course Study Plan.” This PDF form is available in your Student Briefcase. In the top menu bar go to Information, select Forms in the dropdown menu, and click on Course Study Plan to download and print/save the form to your computer.
Come to a Virtual Meeting with questions about your courses or research!!! Virtual Meetings are a fun and interactive way to connect with an instructor and fellow students. They are NOT mandatory. If time permits, the host may provide a discussion or small presentation.
Below are the scheduled sessions for the month of January.
TO JOIN A VIRTUAL MEETING, see the Adobe Connect instructions available on our website (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.
Methodology courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Tuesday, January 11th at 10 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.
Tuesday, January 11th at 11:30 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 follow the directions found in the 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, Mar. 1998).
Tuesday, January 11th at 1 PM Eastern
Eastern European Records courses with Lisa Alzo
Wednesday, January 12th at 10 AM Eastern
American Records courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN START TIME!
Thursday, January 13th at 10 AM Eastern
Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega
This Virtual Meeting is more appropriate for students registered in this course. Please follow the directions found in the 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, Jun. 2001).
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN START TIME!
Thursday, January 13th at 11:30 AM Eastern
Australian Records courses with Kerry Farmer
Thursday, January 13th at 6 PM Eastern
Internet Tools with Cheryl Levy
Friday, January 14th at 3 PM Eastern
STUDENT LOUNGE is open!
Pop into the Student Lounge for a genealogy coffee break with your fellow students.
Friday, January 14th at 5 PM Eastern
DNA Records courses with Shannon Combs-Bennett
Tuesday, January 18th at 7 PM Eastern
Professional Development courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega
Saturday, January 22nd at 10 AM Eastern
Canadian Records courses with Cheryl Levy
Saturday, January 22nd at 1 PM Eastern
Methodology courses with Brenda Wheeler
Friday, January 28th at 5:30 PM Eastern
United Kingdom & Ireland (English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish) Records courses with Brenda Wheeler
Friday, January 28th at 7 PM Eastern
See the calendar of future Virtual Meetings sessions on our website; top menu > INFORMATION > VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM in the drop-down menu.
Send questions regarding Virtual Meetings or the schedule to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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