Sunday, November 1, 2015

The SLIG Practicum...Test Your Research Skills!

This hands-on experience is an opportunity for advanced genealogists to challenge themselves and put their research skills into practice. Participants work on five complex genealogical research problems—a new one each day. The objective is to give students experience in conducting research on complex problems, analyzing and correlating information, and reaching conclusions. Participants will practice using indirect evidence, broadening research to include the FAN club, resolving conflicts, and organizing evidence into a written summary. The research problems are varied, offering students the challenge of stretching their mind and skills in directions that their research may not normally take them.
Participants will work individually on the each of the cases and then gather to discuss their progress with fellow classmates and the instructor. They will compare sources, strategies and methodologies, discuss difficulties encountered, and receive guidance from the case study author. This course is designed for advanced genealogists who have sufficient experience and education to work on complex genealogical problems.

The cases this year will be presented by:
  • Nancy Peters, CG
  • Paul Graham, AG, CG
  • Michael Hait, CG
  • Cathi Becker Desmarais, CG
  • Angela Packer McGhie

For more information see To register, go to Don't miss the opportunity to elevate your education!

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