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Monday, April 12
Organizing Your Genealogy Stuff  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session will suggest various tools and techniques to help organize the digital and manual “pile” of information generated by genealogy research, including color-coding systems, numbering systems, file naming, basic recording forms, beginning the family tree, organizing manual and digital files, inventorying artifacts, local resources, and much, much more.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Friday, April 16
Genealogy Resources: Useful websites for Genealogists  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
Even more websites useful to genealogists tracking down ancestors are becoming available.  These are some of the instructor's favorites from personal discovery or gleaned from others.  Genealogy is all about sharing knowledge.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, April 19
Citing your Genealogy Sources  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
In real estate it's "Location - location - location". In genealogy research, its "Documentation - documentation - documentation".  This workshop will dscribe what genealgy sources are, the need to cite the sources used as documentation for genealgy research, and how to format properly the various citations, including web-based sources.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, April 26
Genealogy Resources: Online and FREE  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
There is a ton of genealogy-related resources available on the web.  The challenge is to find them.  This seminar reviews some of the well-known, and not so well-known, online resources available to researchers for FREE.
 
Fee: FREE
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.



Tuesday, May 4
Ancestry.com #1 - Genealogy Overview  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will provide an overview of the genealogy hobby including DNA testing and building a family tree.  The instructor will demonstrate using Ancestry.com.  Q/A included in class.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Tuesday, May 11
Ancestry.com #2 - Getting Started in Ancestry.com  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will explain how to create an account with Ancestry.com and how to get started building your family tree.  It will include overviews of working with Hints (“green leaves") and using the Search feature.  The instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, May 17
Newspapers for Genealogy- Part 1: Getting Started  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session will cover what you can find in newspapers; how to find newspaper titles; which titles still exist for the locales and timeframes of your interest.  Sites with digitized papers will be discussed.  Features of Chronicling America, one of primary free sites for newspaper research, will be demonstrated.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, May 18
Ancestry.com #3 - More Topics in Ancestry.com  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will demonstrate more Ancestry.com topics building on the information covered in the Getting Started with Ancestry.com seminar.  It will include demonstrations of working with other genealogy sites including Find a Grave. Other miscellaneous topics will be covered such as sharing your tree, working with Settings and the Ancestry.com Home screen.  The instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, May 24
Newspapers for Genealogy-Part 2: Finding and Organizing  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session builds on Newspapers Part 1 and will cover other free websites for newspaper research.  Strategies for increasing your success will be presented along with a method for organizing and tracking news articles. Features of The Ancestor Hunt will be discussed and demonstrated, along with adding newspaper articles to your Ancestry.com account. 
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, May 25
Ancestry.com #4 - Ancestry.com Workshop  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This workshop is open to anyone who has a current Ancestry.com account, has some experience with Ancestry.com or has taken Ancestry.com #2 & #3. The workshop is presented as a forum to promote best practices, address students' questions, issues, problems and/or suggestions about using the Ancestry.com web site. Topics raised by students will be discussed in class. Students can bring their own devices or use a school PC.  Instructor will lead the class with a demonstration of students’ topic and/or students can demonstrate.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.



Tuesday, June 1
Ancestry.com #5 - Making Sense of Your Ancestry DNA  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar is intended for students who have had their DNA tested by Ancestry.com.  It will benefit students who either have an Ancestry tree linked to their test results, or have just had their DNA test completed and do not yet have a tree.  Users without a tree can view their DNA results without having to pay for an Ancestry subscription. Students who already have a tree on Ancestry will already have an account.  Subjects of seminar will cover ethnicity results, DNA match lists and techniques to find matched people in those lists. Instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class. 
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, June 7
Basic Genealogy Concepts  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
Workshop is open to anyone who is  interested in genealogy and family history. This session introduces genealogy basic concepts:  how and where to start, basic recording forms, beginning the family tree, organizing manual and digital files, inventorying artifacts, local resources, and more.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Monday, June 14
Organizing Your Genealogy “Stuff”  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session will suggest various tools and techniques to organize the digital and manual “pile” of information generated by genealogy research, including color coding systems, numbering systems, file naming, basic recording forms, beginning the family tree, organizing manual and digital files, inventorying artifacts, local resources, and more.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Monday, June 21
Citing your Genealogy Sources  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
In real estate it's "Location - location - location". In genealogy research, its "Documentation - documentation - documentation".  This workshop will dscribe what genealgy sources are, the need to cite the sources used as documentation for genealgy research, and how to format properly the various citations, including web-based sources.
 
Fee: $10
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.


Monday, June 28
Genealogy Resources: Online and FREE  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
There is a ton of genealogy-related resources available on the web.  The challenge is to find them.  This seminar reviews some of the well-known, and not so well-known, online resources available to researchers for FREE.
 
Fee: FREE
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.