Want to learn how to research better? Want to do it from home? How about a FREE online course? Well, you can!

Researching Your Family Tree is a FREE online course offered by the University of Strathclyde and FutureLearn which will help you develop an understanding of basic genealogy techniques and how to communicate your family history.

The course is designed for those at the complete beginner level through to intermediate, and the course will teach you how to effectively find and analyse sources and explore the potential of DNA testing as applied to genealogy … as well as add historical context to your family history and discuss how to record and communicate research findings in a clear fashion.

FutureLearn say the following on their website:

“Enjoy our free online courses, wherever you are and whenever you want. Access course content on mobile, tablet or desktop.”

Sounds good doesn’t it. And it is have proved popular, as more than 50,000 students worldwide have already taken this course. Doing this course will give you the skills to learn how to to go about researching your own tree!

The next course starts the 3rd of July and runs for 6 weeks.
Learn more and sign up at: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/genealogy.