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== <center>'''Three-Day Intensive Family History/Genealogy Training Course'''</center> ==
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=== <center>Enrollment is limited to the first 24 to register</center>  ===
  
The Three-Day Intensive course is offered at the Los Angeles Family History Library. It provides both the training to use the resources and the instructions to do Family History/Genealogy Research. It is complemented with a follow on advanced training course.
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== '''Course Description'''  ==
  
This course is useful for new Family History Consultants, volunteers who work at family history centers, members of the church and the general public who wish to improve their family history/genealogical research skills.&nbsp;&nbsp; A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the Course.  
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The Three-Day Intensive course is offered at the Los Angeles Family History Library. It provides both the training to use the resources and the instructions to do Family History/Genealogy Research. It is complemented with a follow-up of an advanced training course.  
  
Participants should have basic computer skills.&nbsp; A free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each course may be of help. See "Course Prerequisites" further&nbsp;below.&nbsp; These Monday classes are open to all patrons.  
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This course is useful for new Family History Consultants, volunteers who work at family history centers, members of the church and the general public who wish to improve their family history/genealogical research skills. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the Course.  
  
= '''Enrollment is limited to the first 24 to register. <br>'''<br>'''Course Schedule'''  =
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Participants should have basic computer skills. A free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each course may be of help. See "Course Prerequisites" further below. These Monday classes are open to all patrons.
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== '''''Enrollment limited to the first 24 to register.'''''  ==
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== '''Course Schedule'''  ==
  
 
The classes will be from 8 AM to 5 PM each of the three days. Each class will usually last two hours: A classroom instruction followed by an assignment to be completed on the computers. Help is provided with assignments.  
 
The classes will be from 8 AM to 5 PM each of the three days. Each class will usually last two hours: A classroom instruction followed by an assignment to be completed on the computers. Help is provided with assignments.  
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The order the classes are taught is subject to change.<br>  
 
The order the classes are taught is subject to change.<br>  
  
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| Beginning Research/Organizing Family History
 
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| Finding Birth, Death and Marriage Records
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| Introduction to FamilySearch.org(FS) & FamilyTree(FT)
 
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| Introduction to&nbsp;Ancestral Quest
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| Finding Birth, Death and Marriage Records
 
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| US&nbsp;Census Records - Computer Searches
 
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| Church Records:&nbsp;Non-LDS
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| Putting Photos, Documents & Stories in FT
 
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| Ancestral Quest Sharing: GEDCOM files and merging
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| Partner relationship between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org/
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MyHeritage.com, findmypast.com
 
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| Death Records: Cemetery, Obituary, Death Cert, etc
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| Case Study A: Using FS source linker
 
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| US&nbsp;Census Records - Computer Searches
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== '''2016 Course Dates'''  ==
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*April 12 - 14
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* November 8 - 10
  
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= '''Course Prerequisites'''  =
 
  
 
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None  
  
However, the free&nbsp;Preliminary Computer Classes given '''Monday&nbsp;'''the day&nbsp;before&nbsp;each&nbsp;Intensive&nbsp;course may be of help.&nbsp; These particular&nbsp;classes are open to all patrons:&nbsp;
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However, the free Preliminary Computer Classes given '''Monday&nbsp;'''the day before each Intensive course may be of help. These particular classes are open to all patrons:  
  
 
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== '''Course Registration''' ==
  
You must register for this course, since we only have space for 24 students.&nbsp;&nbsp;Click [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dDB1Q3hUODR2UXFQb1hvOGpodk9hVHc6MQ HERE ]to&nbsp;register now, online.&nbsp; If you have any questions&nbsp;please call us at 310-474-9990.  
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You must register for this course, since we only have space for 24 students. To register, please call us at 310-474-9990. &nbsp;You will be required to give your name, an email address and telephone number.  
  
You will receive an email within 2 weekdays confirming your registration. If you don't receive the email, email the LAFHL at lafamhist@lafhl.org
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= '''Fees'''  =
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== '''Fees'''  ==
  
Your pre-registration will be finalized by paying a $20 fee&nbsp;after receiving the confirming email. This fee is used to cover handout costs. If a person cannot afford the $20 registration fee, it will be waived. The class order is subject to change. Make your check out to LAFHL and the subject "Three-Day Intensive Course" and send it&nbsp;to:  
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Your registration will be finalized by paying a $20 fee. This fee is used to cover class materials. If a person cannot afford the $20 registration fee, it will be waived. The class order is subject to change. Make your check out to LAFHL with the subject "Three-Day Intensive Course" and send it to:  
  
<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; LAFHL<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; 10741 Santa Monica Blvd.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; West Los Angeles, CA 90025  
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Latest revision as of 18:54, 12 March 2017

 

Three-Day Intensive Family History/Genealogy Training Course

Keep watch for dates and classes

Enrollment is limited to the first 24 to register

Course Description

The Three-Day Intensive course is offered at the Los Angeles Family History Library. It provides both the training to use the resources and the instructions to do Family History/Genealogy Research. It is complemented with a follow-up of an advanced training course.

This course is useful for new Family History Consultants, volunteers who work at family history centers, members of the church and the general public who wish to improve their family history/genealogical research skills. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the Course.

Participants should have basic computer skills. A free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each course may be of help. See "Course Prerequisites" further below. These Monday classes are open to all patrons.

Enrollment limited to the first 24 to register.

Course Schedule

The classes will be from 8 AM to 5 PM each of the three days. Each class will usually last two hours: A classroom instruction followed by an assignment to be completed on the computers. Help is provided with assignments.

The order the classes are taught is subject to change.

April 12 Time Title

8 am Beginning Research/Organizing Family History

10 am
Searching by Surname

1 pm Introduction to FamilySearch.org(FS) & FamilyTree(FT)

3 pm Finding Birth, Death and Marriage Records
April 13 Time

8 am US Census Records - Computer Searches

10 am Putting Photos, Documents & Stories in FT

1 pm Overview of Ancestry.com

3 pm Partner relationship between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org/

MyHeritage.com, findmypast.com

April 14 Time

8 am Church Records

10 am Case Study A: Using FS source linker

1 pm Case Study B: Building sources for documents not on FS

3 pm Introduction to Indexing and Arbitration

2016 Course Dates

  • April 12 - 14
  • May 17 - 19
  • July 12 - 14
  • August 9 - 11
  • September 13 - 15
  • November 8 - 10

Course Prerequisites

None

However, the free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each Intensive course may be of help. These particular classes are open to all patrons:


1 PM Introduction to Computers and File Management

2 PM USB/flash drives and Windows operations

3 PM Introduction to the Internet


If you have any questions about the prerequisites, please contact Richard D. McBride, Director, LAFHL, 310-474-9990.


Course Registration

You must register for this course, since we only have space for 24 students. To register, please call us at 310-474-9990.  You will be required to give your name, an email address and telephone number.


Fees

Your registration will be finalized by paying a $20 fee. This fee is used to cover class materials. If a person cannot afford the $20 registration fee, it will be waived. The class order is subject to change. Make your check out to LAFHL with the subject "Three-Day Intensive Course" and send it to:


LAFHL
10741 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Los Angeles, CA 90025