Sunday, 8 September 2013

Lesley Anderson returns to Ottawa Catholic School Board Continuing Education

Lesley Anderson, popular Ottawa genealogy lecturer, is returning to present courses and workshops for the Ottawa Catholic School Board.
There are two one-day workshops which will be offered twice, in the fall and the winter.
Level 1 (fall) and 2 (winter) courses are designed to give a good grounding for the beginner or near beginner.
 
Here are the details, extracted from the catalog at http://continuingeducation.ottawacatholicschools.ca/media.php?mid=1028,in chronological order.
Searching Effectively on Ancestry
This workshop will provide an overview of Ancestry.
Topics include: getting started, membership/logging in; customizing your home page; quick links and message boards; shoebox; keywords; card catalog; viewing, printing and saving images; Ancestry Member Connect; what’s new and where
to find help! We’ll also look at the various searches: global search, category search and websearch, as well as the different search options: exact matches,
variations and wildcards. Note: participants will have access to Ancestry.ca/ World Deluxe. They will also have to bring a memory stick to class as well as their research info (i.e. family group sheets or pedigree charts) in order to conduct searches in class.
Lesley Anderson
Fall Dates 2013
Workshop, 9:00 am-12:00 pm $25 + HST
St. Pius X Sat Sept 28 (49002)
 
Genealogy – Level 1
Come and rattle those bones in your family tree! This is a fun 8-week course on how to get started using both online computer resources and offline community resources. We will concentrate on using Ancestry’s genealogical databases and other Internet websites. We will be discussing: Getting Organized, Good Genealogy Websites, Civil Registration, Parish Records and Census Records. Two classes will be spent on field trips.
Lesley Anderson
Fall Dates 2013
8 Weeks, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm $110 + HST
Holy Trinity Wed Start Oct 2 (49000)
 
Starting your Online Family Tree
The workshop will cover the following: managing your online tree (privacy settings, inviting others & viewing); profile pages; tree hints – auto searching;
attaching records to someone in your tree; source citation; viewing & printing a family tree – group sheets & pedigree charts; member connect – merging info from other family trees & contacting other members. We’ll also answer the questions what happens when I leave ancestry as a paying member? Finally we’ll have an overview of Family Tree Maker 2012 Software for computers. Note:
participants will have access to Ancestry.ca/World Deluxe. They will also have to bring a memory stick to class as well as their research info (i.e. family group sheets or pedigree charts) in order to conduct searches in class.
Lesley Anderson
Fall Dates 2013
Workshop, 9:00 am-12:00 pm $25 + HST
St. Pius X Sat Oct 5 (49003)
 
Searching Effectively on Ancestry
This workshop will provide an overview of Ancestry.
Topics include: getting started, membership/logging in; customizing your home page; quick links and message boards; shoebox; keywords; card catalog; viewing, printing and saving images; Ancestry Member Connect; what’s new and where
to find help! We’ll also look at the various searches: global search, category search and websearch, as well as the different search options: exact matches,
variations and wildcards. Note: participants will have access to Ancestry.ca/World Deluxe. They will also have to bring a memory stick to class as well as their research info (i.e. family group sheets or pedigree charts) in order to conduct searches in class.
Lesley Anderson
Winter Dates 2014
Workshop, 9:00 am-12:00 pm $25 + HST
St. Pius X Sat Jan 25 (19002)
 
Genealogy – Level 2
We continue on our quest to find our ancestors… This course will discuss: Review of Level 1 Resources, Passenger Lists, Online Family Trees, Military
Records and Other Records. We will concentrate on using the Ancestry.ca website and other Internet resources. One class will be taken up with a field trip.
Lesley Anderson
Winter Dates 2014
8 Weeks, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm $110 + HST
Holy Trinity Wed Start Jan 29 (19000)
 
Starting your Online Family Tree
The workshop will cover the following: managing your online tree (privacy settings, inviting others & viewing); profile pages; tree hints – auto searching;
attaching records to someone in your tree; source citation; viewing & printing a family tree – group sheets & pedigree charts; member connect – merging info from other family trees & contacting other members. We’ll also answer the questions what happens when I leave ancestry as a paying member? Finally we’ll have an overview of Family Tree Maker 2012 Software for computers. Note:
participants will have access to Ancestry.ca/World Deluxe. They will also have to bring a memory stick to class as well as their research info (i.e. family group sheets or pedigree charts) in order to conduct searches in class.
Lesley Anderson
Winter Dates 2014
Workshop, 9:00 am-12:00 pm $25 + HST
St. Pius X Sat Feb 1 (19003)
 
For further information or registration call 613-228-3338, or go online to
 
If you press Lesley she may tell you of her genealogical connection to Al Capone! http://metronews.ca/news/regina/778810/documentary-searches-for-truth-in-al-capones-rumoured-saskatchewan-history/
 

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