Week 4 - Family History course
So, to uni, I found this week quite straight forward and quite easy, focused on conducting your research. Some of the information came from a book by Barry J. Ewell - and this created a lot of controversy as he has been taken to court by Cyndi Howell of Cyndi’s List for plagiarism. Just google genealogy and plagiarism and you will find out more. Recently he has had a couple of books where he used other people's work taken off Amazon. Not a good look for the course co-ordinator.
I know some of the people on the course have found the Uni of Tas learning site (MyLO) quite difficult to learn and that must be very frustrating. Perseverance is the answer, and experimentation, after all you cannot really break anything.
I have also enrolled in the course Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree at the
- Write down what you know
- Decide what you want to learn
- Choose a record or source of information
- Obtain and search the record
- Use and record what you have learned