Course DescriptionGenealogical Principles online consists of the following topics:
How is your identity defined with information, sources, and evidence? Define genealogy and study elements of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).
What data from popular websites should you trust? Recognize and analyze conflicting information.Week Three
Work with a published document and test it – does it meet the GPS? Correlate information to resolve identity problems.
Week FourWhat elements make up a good proof argument? Examine a well-cited article that meets all standards.
Week FiveWhat can you learn from free and pay websites? Discuss an identity problem and its solution with records created by newly freed people after the Civil War.
Week SixDevelop timelines, design a research plan, and evaluate a written report to see if it meets standards.
Week SevenDevelop timelines, design a research plan, and evaluate a written report to see if it meets standards.