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Offline Aussie Bee

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Free Course starting Monday
« on: Saturday 17 October 20 22:47 BST (UK) »
Hi everyone

I have just joined the board - very impressive - looking forward to having a few chats and learning a great deal from your experiences.

I am just about to jump in and start researching my family tree and i am basically a complete novice so it should be a steep learning curve lol

Anyway i have found out about this feed course starting Monday 19th October - it may be helpful to a number of us newbies!

University of Strathclyde is hosting a free genealogy course soon via Genealogy Course - Research Your Family Tree Online - FutureLearn

heres a link to enroll

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/genealogy

cheers

Aussie Bee

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Re: Free Course starting Monday
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 18 October 20 11:36 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat  :)

There are several posts on rootschat about Futurelearn / Strathclyde university courses, many of us have done them and found them to be very good.   You should enjoy it  ;D

This was posted a few days ago in case it gives you a bit more information
https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=838150.0

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Re: Free Course starting Monday
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 18 October 20 14:56 BST (UK) »
Aussie Bee

Welcome to Rootschat from me also -- I hope you enjoy it. It's a brilliant site with some really helpful members.

Well done on joining AND on providing US with information! (It's normally the other way round with beginners). You will enjoy your new hobby -- it comes with a health warning of 'addiction'!
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Re: Free Course starting Monday
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 18 October 20 15:03 BST (UK) »
Welcome.

Yes that course has been run quite a few times, I did it when it came out for the first time several years ago and found it helpful. I believe that they have added stuff since then. 
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