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 ====== Educational Opportunities ====== ====== Educational Opportunities ======
  
-===== Classes ===== +Our website has been updated.  Visit the [[http://tricitygenealogicalsociety.org/q/|main page]] and refresh your bookmarks.
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-==== Beginning Genealogy Classes ==== +
-2nd Wednesday of the Month at Charbonneau at 6:15 - 6:45 (precedes TCGS General Meetings).  Please Come! We will help you get started with your research! +
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-  * March 10:  First class, Introducing the Research Process, Step 1 - Identify What You Know About Your Family +
-      * Handouts: +
-        * Pedigree Chart and Family Group Sheets:   {{http://www.byub.org/ancestors/charts/|Link}} +
-        * Home Sources:  {{http://www.byub.org/ancestors/charts/oldpdf/checklist1.pdf|Link}} +
-        * Research Process Chart:  {{https://beta.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Research_Process|Link}}  +
-        * My Family Notes: {{:tcgs:my_family_story_handout.pdf|Handout}} +
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-  * April 13:  Step 2 - Creating a Research Plan +
-      * Handouts: +
-        * Step 2: Creating a Research Plan {{:tcgs:step_2_--_the_research_process_handout_2.pdf|Handout}} +
-        * United States Record Selection Table {{http://tinyurl.com/gtpybdu|Link}} +
-        * How Many Ways Can a Surname Be Spelled? {{:tcgs:how_many_ways_can_a_surname_be_spelled.pdf|Handout}} +
-        * Genealogy Research Plan Worksheet Template {{:tcgs:genealogy_research_plan_worksheet_template.pdf|Handout}} +
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-  * May 11 - Selecting Records To Search +
-      * {{:tcgs:2016_beginnersclass_rectosearch3.pdf|Handout}} +
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-  * June 8 - Selecting Records To Search and Research Logs +
-      * {{:tcgs:beginners_class_june_8_2016_handout.pdf|Handout}} +
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-Tentative Schedule for the year: +
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-  * April: Creating a Research Plan +
-  * May: Recording and Sourcing +
-  * Jun: Compiled Records +
-  * Sep: Soundex +
-  * Oct: Birth Records +
-  * Nov: Marriage Records +
-  * Dec: Death Records +
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-==== Other Classes ==== +
-TCGS will continue teaching other classes in 2016! +
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-There will be a newcomer orientation to familiarize you with TCGS offerings. +
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-Classes, both lecture only and hands-on will be taught. Details are currently being firmed up. For more details see the Education page in the Members Only section.  +
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-If you have a topic you would like to see covered in this series of classes, contact our [[tcgs:educationchair|Education Chair]] with your suggestions and requests. +
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-===== Webinars ===== +
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-Webinars (online seminars) are another way to increase your genealogical knowledge without leaving home. TCGS has purchased several DVDs of webinars produced by Legacy FamilyTree, they can be found at the Richland Family History Center to the left of the computers on the first floor. They are: +
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-  * #941: Plan Your Way to Success by Marian Pierre-Louis +
-  * #944: Building a Family from Circumstantial Evidence by Judy Russell +
-  * #945: Building a Research Toolbox by Thomas MacEntee +
-  * #946: The 5 Cs for Success in Genealogy Today by Barbara Renick +
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-In addition, there are many sites on the web where you can find free webinars. Here are just a few: +
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-  * LegacyFamilyTree Webinars - http://www.familytreewebinars.com/upcoming-webinars.php. +
-  * Genea-Webinars - http://blog.geneawebinars.com/  +
-  * National Archives-Southeast Region - http://friendsnas.org/webinarSch.htm +
-  * Family Tree Magazine - http://www.familytreemagazine.com/interactive/webinars +
-  * Illinois Genealogical Society - http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=234 +
-  * Southern California Genealogical Society - http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html +
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-Need to know more about what a webinar is?  Check out [[http://www.4yourfamilystory.com/1/post/2014/01/listening-to-genealogy-and-history-podcasts.html#.UuXqD7SIZpg|Listening to Genealogy & History Podcasts]] for several articles about what a webinar (AKA podcast) is.  Check out the over 25 suggested podcasts. +
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-===== Other Sources of Education ===== +
-TCGS offers a variety of methods to extend your genealogical knowledge and your family history research.  Pick the ones that fits your available time and learning style.  Choose from: +
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-[[tcgs:Seminar & Conferences|State and National Seminars]] -- [[tcgs:Libraries|Libraries]]  --  [[tcgs:Trips]] +
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-Also check for classes taught at the Richland Family History Center or the Gage Family History Center.  The [[tcgs:libraries|Libraries]] page has a description of these classes and the [[tcgs:calendar|Calendar]] page has the schedule for 2012-2013. +
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-===== Contact ===== +
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-Our [[tcgs:educationchair|Education Chair]] is responsible for coordinating efforts to train members in the use of proper genealogical research methodology including conducting classes, and arranging educational trips and tours.+
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