The National Institute for Genealogical Studies will provide a free online course for all attendees at the conference on 5 and 6 April!
As leaders in online genealogical education, the National Institute for Genealogical Studies has offered genealogy courses and programs since 1997. They offer over 200 online courses and 8 certificate programs. Certificate programs are available in the records of the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and Germany. Also a Librarianship Certificate is available. Please view their website at http://www.genealogicalstudies.com for additional information.
The free online course is Connecting Families: Online and Virtually.
Computers and the Internet have revolutionized the way families communicate. This course will highlight a few specific ways to use your computer and the Internet to build and strengthen family ties. Topics will include using multimedia techniques to preserve and share family photographs, build an online family tree, creating virtual family history tours/videos, creating online family newsletters, digitizing scrapbooks, publishing an online family history and creating and maintaining family websites, using communication tools such as Skype or FaceTime, and using social media (blogs, Facebook, and Twitter) to find long lost cousins, and stay in touch with relatives.
This course is a complete course (not an abridged version) in the National Institutes for Genealogical Studies' program and has a value of $89.00.
A brochure and course gift certificate with sign up instructions will be included with each attendee's packet at registration.
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