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Canadian: Census Records-Part 2
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This course is a continuation of Canadian: Census Records-Part 1. Both courses are required for the Certificate Program in Genealogy.

This Intermediate Level course will build on the basic skills developed in Canadian: Census Records-Part 1, with emphasis on interpreting the information found in census records, analyzing the information and formulating a research plan to prove or disprove the hypothesis formed in your analysis.

As the Intermediate Level course is a compulsory portion of the Certificate Program in Genealogy, skills required by professional researchers will be developed. Students should bear in mind that assignments submitted should be clearly written, with appropriate explanations and suggestions. Not all students will have the same timely access to actual census records. In order to provide each student with the necessary information for every Case Study, the information will be based on a hypothetical family and census records, and all pertinent information will be supplied to the student with their Course Notes and Assignments. The census information will follow the format of an actual census for the year indicated, and all data that might be found in an actual census record for that year will be included. The names of family members and their personal information will be hypothetical, as will the documentation of the census page. However, it is expected that by now the student has consulted some actual census records in order to familiarize themselves with the process of locating and using these records.

Course Content

Module 1
Census Records: Review and Report Writing
Report Writing

Module 2
Case Study - Part 1
1901 Census Example
1891 Census Example
1881 Census Example
1871 Census Example
1861 Census Example
1851 Census Example

Module 3
Case Study - Part 2

Module 4
Case Study - Part 3

Module 5
Census Indexes, Enumeration Districts & Census Substitutes
Census Indices
Enumeration Districts
Census Substitutes

Module 6
Intermediate Level: Review
Hogg Research Plan
Research Skills
Report Skills
Professional Skills
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