Introduction to genealogical methods applicable in American and international research. Discussion of technology in genealogical research and introduction to censuses and vital records (US and international).
You must take the final exam at a testing center with online access, because part of the exam requires online research.
Unit 1: Research Standards and Writing
Unit 2: Research Mechanics
Unit 3: Research Methodologies and Evidence Analysis
Unit 4: Jurisdictions
Unit 5: Internet Search Methodologies and FamilySearch Databases
Unit 6: Internet Searches for Compiled and Original Information
Unit 7: Paleography
Unit 8: Census Records
Unit 9: Vital Records
Unit 10: Church and Probate Records
Unit 11: Property, Military, and Immigration/Naturalization Records
Unit 12: Writing
Unit 13: Professional Considerations