Family Tree University Courses Starting Late January

computer mouseOne of the great things about the internet is that it allows genealogists to take a course on family history, genealogy research techniques, or technology that relates to genealogy, without having to leave their homes. Here are some upcoming online genealogy courses from Family Tree University you may want to check out. They start on January 28, 2013.

Finding Female Ancestors
This course is instructed by Lisa Alzo. The tuition is $99.99. This is a brand new course. It will begin on January 28, 2013, and end on February 24, 2013. The course teaches you how to trace the ladies in your family tree and shows you were to start looking for information on them. It is expected that you already know the basics of genealogy research before you take this course.

Cemetery Research 101: Dig Up Your Family Tree
This course is instructed by Midge Frazel. The tuition is $99.99. It will begin on January 28, 2013, and end on February 24, 2013. This course “will get you excited about exploring the final resting places of your ancestors and give you the knowledge you need to read tombstones, decipher plot maps and keep your research organized.” This course also assumes that you already know the basics of genealogy research.

Organize Your Photos: Preserve Your Family’s Pictorial Legacy
This course is instructed by Lisa Alzo. The tuition is $99.99. It will begin on January 28, 2013 and will end on February 24, 2013. This course will teach you how to best organize and preserve delicate heirloom photos and modern digital images. You will need to bring with you the family photos that you don’t know what to do with.

Time Management For Genealogists: Make Time For Your Tree, Yourself, and Your Sanity
This course is instructed by Lisa Alzo. The tuition is $99.99. It will begin on January 28, 2013 and will end on February 24, 2013. This course will show you how to eliminate time-wasters and boost your genealogical productivity. You will need to have a computer and an internet connection to take this course. (I think this is true of all courses).

Google Earth For Genealogists: Plot Your Ancestors Lives
This course is instructed by Lisa Alzo. The tuition is $99.99. The course will start on January 28, 2013, and will end on February 24, 2013. Learn how to use Google Earth to experience the faraway locations that your ancestors once lived in from the comfort of your own home. Google Earth is a free software program. This course is recommended for genealogists who already have a basic understanding of Google Earth.

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