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Analysis and Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1
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This course is at the Basic Level; however, if you do not have basic methodology knowledge, this course could be difficult to complete. It is recommended that you complete or have knowledge of what is taught in the Methodology - Part 1: Getting Started and Methodology - Part 2: Organizing and Skill-Building courses as a bare minimum before attempting this course. Ideally, it is recommended to complete all the Basic Level Methodology courses to help you understanding what is being taught in this course.

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Course Content

Course Introduction
• General Notes
• The Learning Process
Course Guidelines & Instructions
• Introductory Questionnaire
• Public - Virtual Meeting - GENERAL Discussion
Course Reading Materials
• Required Reading
Practical Exercises
Assignments 1 to 3
• Assignment Answer Example
• Points of Consideration in Answering
• Written Example of a Research Plan
• Assignment 1
• Assignment 2
• Assignment 3
Private - First Consultation Appointment
Scholarly Article Interpretation
• Article Review
• First Reading
• Second Reading
• Third Reading
• Fourth Reading
• Required Reading
Assignments 4 and 5
• Assignment 4
• Assignment 5
Public - Virtual Meeting - ARTICLE REVIEW
Private - Second Consultation Appointment
At the discretion of the instructor, if required, an additional assignment may be given
Supplemental Course Reading
• Ethics in Genealogy
• Codes of Ethics
Citing Your Sources
• Core Elements for Original Sources
• Core Elements for Derivative Sources
• Core Elements for Online Sources
• Structure
• Census Example (Fictitious)
• Vital Record Examples
• Book Examples
• Chapter/Article Examples
• Website Examples
• Database Example
• Digital Image Example
• Recommended Reading
Evidence Analysis
• Genealogical Proof Standard
• Recommended Reading
Virtual Meeting - Article Review
Suggested Additional Reading
• Books
• Websites
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