Thursday, August 8, 2013

Fall Genealogy Classes at Tri County Update 21 Aug 2013

Sorry this is later than normal getting out but this summer has been . . . well it has been.

Here are the classes and dates as currently scheduled for the Fall Genealogy classes at Tri County Community College in Peachtree, NC.

Genealogy – Beginning/Intermediate Course: This course covers the basics of genealogy research by exploring a variety of record sources used in the pursuit of ancestor hunting. Sources such as vital records, census, church records, court, military, land property, probate, and tax records will be discussed in detail. We will also cover the newest genealogy tool in that can open up your family history research – DNA testing. If you want to learn how to do genealogy research the right way, this is the course for you. This course is a requirement to take any of the advanced genealogy courses we offer at TCCC.
September 10 - October 23 on Tuesday/Wednesday nights, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $60

Genealogy /Advanced – Google and Your Family Tree Research: When it comes to tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done. This course will teach you how to discover all the powers of Google and how to use it in your family research. It will help you stuff your genealogy toolbox with free state-of the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message and span the globe for your family history. This is a must course for the advanced genealogist that will help you explore the depth of power contained within each major part of the Google Internet service. Prerequisite: Beginner/Intermediate course.
August 29 -  October 31 (8 weeks) on Thursday nights, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $40

Genealogy /Advanced – Google Earth for Genealogy: Google Earth has the power to geographically document your ancestors lives. It is one of the most exciting online genealogical tools available, and best of all, it’s free. In this course you will learn how to download and use Google Earth and use Google Maps. We will also cover how to plot ancestor homesteads, pinpoint property, create family history tours and a whole lot more. Prerequisite: Beginner/Intermediate and the Google and Your
Family Tree Research courses mentioned above.
November 7 -21 (3 weeks) on Thursday nights, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $20