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DNA: Reading & Understanding Articles for Genetic Genealogy
Pursing genetic genealogy requires genealogists to keep abreast of the latest discoveries and tools in the field of DNA. DNA is an everchanging field with new tools and discoveries being made rapidly. While taking courses and attending lectures are a must for genetic genealogists, it is just a part of what is necessary to continue your education. In addition, the reading of information presented online, in popular magazines and in peer-reviewed journals, should be a part of your education plan. This course will present ways to better understand what you read about genetic genealogy and provide examples of various writings on the subject.


Course Content

Module 1
Reading & Understanding Scientific Based DNA Articles
Introduction
Importance of Reading Science-Based Articles
Educational & Scientific Articles by Characteristics
Where to Find Articles
Creating a Reading Group
Suggested Readings & Resources

Module 2
Studying Articles
Introduction
Genealogy Article Review
Scientific Article Review
Studying versus Reading
General Analysis Guide
Sections to an Academic Article
DNA Article Analysis Worksheet
Reading Strategies
Tips to Reading for Retention
Creating a Lexicon
Suggested Readings & Resources
Appendix
DNA Article Analysis Worksheet

Module 3
Popular Magazine Article #1
Required Reading
Appendix
Genetic Genealogy Glossary
Article For Review

Module 4
Blog Article
Required Reading
Appendix
Article For Review

Module 5
Professional Genealogy Magazine
Required Reading
Appendix
Article For Review

Module 6
Register Style DNA Article
Required Reading
Appendix
Article For Review

Module 7
Popular Magazine Article #2
Required Reading
Appendix
Article For Review
 
 

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