Family Tree University Course Calendar

 

2018 Family Tree University Schedule

See what genealogy courses are coming up!

February Genealogy Courses Online

See the calendar dates below to find out when we’re offering your favorite online genealogy courses. Course sessions are 4-weeks, starting on Monday. Workshops, unless otherwise specified, run for a week.

Note: Schedule is subject to change based on instructor availability. New genealogy courses and workshops may be added in as they become available.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Let us know what genealogy courses and workshops you’d like at familytreeuniversity@fwmedia.com.

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2018 Family Tree University Course Calendar

Links will be updated as course sessions become available.

January Courses and Workshops

1st

Happy New Year! Take advantage of some of our self-guided online genealogy courses.

Trace Your Roots: Find Your Family Tree
Online Family Trees

8th

Get Started In Genealogy Workshop

Cluster and Collateral Research

15th

Become an Ancestry.com Power User

Scandinavian Genealogy 101

22nd

How to Make a Free Family Website

Organize Your Genealogy in a Week

Research Your Scots-Irish Family History

29th

Genetic Genealogy 101

What the Pros Know: Genealogy Organization Tips

Evernote for Genealogy Bootcamp

Google Earth for Genealogists

March Courses and Workshops

5th

German Genealogy 101

Polish Genealogy 101

12th

How to Use Evernote for Genealogists

All About AncestryDNA

Irish Research 101

19th

Organize Your Genealogy Research

26th

Analyze Your DNA Workshop

Native American Genealogy Essentials

Digitize Your Family History

May Courses and Workshops

7th

German Genealogy 101

Genetic Genealogy 101

Cloud Genealogy Bootcamp

14th

Scandinavian Genealogy 101

21st

Cluster and Collateral Resaerch 101

Scots-Irish Genealogy 101

Property Research

28th

Find old photos and heirlooms in your spring cleaning? Preserve them with the tips and resources in our independent study courses!

Heirloom Rescue: How to Safely Archive, Store and Digitize Your Family’s Keepsakes
How to Restore Old Photos

July Courses and Workshops

2nd

Happy Fourth of July! Learn more about your Colonial American Ancestors with our independent study course!

9th

Organize Your Genealogy Research

16th

Become an Evernote Power User

23rd

Photo Editing for Genealogists workshop

Become a FamilySearch.org Power User

Courthouse Research Made Easy

30th

Mastering RootsMagic

September Courses and Workshops

3rd

Genetic Genealogy 101

Irish Research 101

10th

Cluster and Collateral Research

17th

Digitize Your Family History

Polish Genealogy 101

24th

Scandinavian Genealogy 101

November Courses and Workshops

5th

Native American Genealogy Essentials

12th

German Genealogy 201

Czech and Slovak Genealogy 101

19th

Become an Evernote Power User

26th

Become a FamilySearch.org Power User

Courthouse Research Made Easy

February Courses and Workshops

5th

Photo Editing for Genealogist’s Workshop

Courthouse Research Made Easy

Scottish Genealogy Research Strategies

12th

Italian Genealogy 101

Newsworthy Genealogy – Using Newspapers in Your Genealogy Research

Celebrate the month of Romance with our OnDemand course on Marriage and Divorce Records

The Night the Stars Fell

19th

Become a FamilySearch.org Power User

Tell Your Ancestor’s Story Bootcamp

26th

Genetic Genealogy 201

Family Tree Maker – Brand New Course!

April Courses and Workshops

April 1st does double duty this year: It’s Easter Sunday and April Fools’ Day!
2nd

Become a Family History Detective

The 2018 Spring Virtual Conference April 6-8th

Don’t miss all the tips, tools and techniques for getting your family tree to bloom.

9th

Irish Research 201

16th

Source Citations for Successful Genealogy

Google for Genealogy

23rd

Mastering RootsMagic

Polish Genealogy 201

30th

How to Maximize Ancestry.com workshop

TS Eliot claimed that April was the cruelest month, but we think it’s a fantastic time to Trace Your Roots!

June Courses and Workshops

4th

Genetic Genealogy 201

The Genealogist’s Guide to German Language Essentials

11th

Become an Ancestry.com Power User

Czech and Slovak Genealogy 101

18th

Scottish Genealogy Research Strategies

25th

Family Tree Maker

Google Earth for Genealogists

August Courses and Workshops

6th

Become a Family History Detective

13th

How to Make a Free Family Website

Source Citations for Successful Genealogy

20th

Polish Genealogy 101

How to Maximize Ancestry.com workshop

27th

Google for Genealogy

October Courses and Workshops

1st
8th

Genetic Genealogy 201

Scottish Genealogy Research Strategies

15th

Become an Ancestry.com Power User

German Genealogy 101

22nd

Family Tree Maker

Tricks and Treats in Death Records

29th

Google Earth for Genealogists

Irish Research 201

Genealogist’s Essential Writing Workshop

December Courses and Workshops

3rd

How to Maximize Ancestry.com workshop

How to Make a Free Family Website

Scots-Irish Genealogy

10th

Analyze Your DNA Results workshop

The Genealogist’s Guide to German Language Essentials

Organize Your Genealogy Research

Italian Genealogy 101

17th

Mastering RootsMagic

Become a Family History Detective

24th

Happy Holidays! Enjoy this time with your family!

31st

Happy New Year!


Genealogy Courses You Can Start Anytime!

Get Started with Genealogy

If you’re just starting out with your genealogy search, or you want to refresh your knowledge, these genealogy courses will get you started. Learn how to find records of your ancestors, starting in your own home and in online databases, get search tools and organization tips, and more. And if you’ve done a DNA test recently, it’s vital to have a tree linked to the test so you and your matches can determine your relationships. Learn how to set up your online family trees.
Trace Your Roots: Find Your Family Tree
Trace Your Roots: Search Tricks to Find Your Ancestors
Online Family Trees

Genealogy Records

Vital records include birth, marriage and death records, and those, combined with census records and immigration records, are considered “the big five.” These genealogy courses will help you find and use the records in your family history.
Using Birth Records
Marriage and Divorce Records
Using Death Records
Using Census Records
Making the Most of Immigration Records
Make the Most of Probate Records

Research Strategies and Tools

From researching specific areas, eras and locations to using timelines to guide your research, these genealogy courses below will help you refine your search.
Doing Cemetery Research
Researching Colonial American Ancestors
Research Strategies to Beat Genealogy Brick Walls
Trace Your Female Ancestors
Genealogy and the Law
Using Timelines in Your Genealogy

Preservation and Organization Strategies

What do you do with all of your research? How do you preserve your family’s history in old photos and heirlooms? These online genealogy courses will help you put your research together.
Heirloom Rescue: How to Safely Archive, Store and Digitize Your Family’s Keepsakes
How to Restore Old Photos
Internet Privacy: Protecting Your Online Privacy