JewishGen Education offers Summer Classes #scandinavia

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen Education offers Summer Classes
Basic 1: Search Strategies for Genealogy July 18-Aug 1 2014

"Search Strategies for Internet Genealogy" is a two
week class offered by JewishGen Education. The emphasis is on how to
use the Internet efficiently for genealogy. This class is a series of
10 lessons. Included will be search basics, search tips and tricks and
advanced search parameters. There will be a concentration on using
Google as the preferred search engine. This class will be taught in a
forum setting open 24/7 with daily tasks and assignments that should
take no more than an hour a day. Each lesson includes illustrative
quick search problems using Google. Requirements: This course is
computer based. Techniques are linked to Google Search and JewishGen
Tuition $18. This class is free to Value Added members of JewishGen
who have donated $100 to the General Fund in the last 12 months.

To register: http://www.jewishgen.org/education
Questions: mailto:jewishgen-education@...

Basic 2: Exploring JewishGen Aug 8-22, 2014

Want to discover family research methodology and the hidden resources
of JewishGen? Want to learn how to search the leading resource for
Jewish genealogy? Want to learn to navigate your way through the
maze of JewishGen data collections?

This course is a series of exercises that will take you on a guided
tour of the paths and byways that make up JewishGen's massive website.
You will visit the links that connect the composite databases,
projects, SIGs, and open up the wonders of JewishGen.

Newbies, dabblers and serious researchers can benefit by using these
guided pointers. It requires 20 minutes a day, and a connection to
the internet.

The course does not require you to have started your genealogy.
It is for those who wish to grasp the intricacies of the JewishGen
website. You do not need to know your original surname or the
name of your immigrant town.

This course is not how to do your personal family research.
Tuition $18. This class is free to Value Added members of
JewishGen who have donated $100. to the General Fund in the last
12 months.

To register: http://www.jewishgen.org/education
Questions: mailto:jewishgen-education@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor
nholden@...

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