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I wanted to let you know about a new way to take Family Tree University courses that’s
now available at ShopFamilyTree.com:
Tree University Independent Study Courses let you access all the course study
materials—syllabus, lessons, exercises and Reading Assignment articles from Family
Tree Magazine—on a CD or as a PDF download to go through at your own pace.
Available Independent Study Courses include:
Find Your German Roots by James M. Beidler (CD or PDF
Google Tools for Genealogists by Lisa Louise Cooke (CD or PDF
Land Records 101 by Diana Crisman Smith (CD or PDF
Creating a Family History Book by Nancy Hendrickson (CD or PDF
Digital Photography Essentials by Nancy Hendrickson (CD or PDF
All the courses were developed by genealogy experts (meet
the instructors here) and include examples of genealogy records; step-by-step
demos; links to related online content such as articles, videos and tutorials—everything
you need to improve your research skills and develop an in-depth understanding of
So what’s the difference between Independent Study and regular Family Tree University
courses? Independent Study offers the expertise for you to use now or weeks from now,
as fast or slow as you’d like. Regular
Family Tree University courses cover the same topics with a bit more structure,
with a set four-week session and interaction with an instructor.
all the Family Tree University Independent Study Courses here. The PDF downloads
are available now; the CDs are available for pre-order with an estimated ship date
of Sept. 30.