Genealogy Class at Miami Dade College

Kendall Campus

Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 10/1 – 11/12 (no class Oct. 29)

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Ready to build your family tree?

Don’t know where to start?

Want to improve your search strategies?

This 6-week class will give you the tools needed to successfully research your family, whether you are just “planting the seed” for your tree or you have dabbled in genealogical research and your tree has started to grow.

Space is Limited

In just 6 weeks, you will:

1) Create a research plan
2) Know what basic sources and repositories to use to begin building a family tree
3) Use organizational strategies including research and correspondence logs
4) Perform basic searches on the major online genealogical databases – Ancestry and FamilySearch
5) Cite sources using genealogical standards
6) Distinguish the difference between original, derivative and authored sources
7) Distinguish the difference between primary, secondary and undetermined information
8) Distinguish the difference between direct, indirect and negative evidence
9) Complete vital record information for at least two generations
10) Complete a family sheet and pedigree chart using genealogical standards
11) Decide which genealogical software is best to use
12) Use OneNote and Google as organizational tools
13) Back-up research to prevent loss
14) Store research electronically and physically
15) Seek out additional learning opportunities
16) Learn about ethics in genealogy


Space is Limited - Register today

Fall 2019   Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 10/1 – 11/12 (no class Oct. 29)   $130

To register, visit and enter class #14654

Tamara Hallo, MLS and Professional Genealogist