CEGN 0111

Genealogy and Family History Writing

This course introduces students to various forms of genealogical and family history writing, such as a compiled genealogy, four-generation report, research report, record resource guide, and family history narrative. It also introduces students to analytical reading, the writing process, analysis and evaluation of genealogical research.

Textbooks:  

Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Write and Publish Your Family History; 3rd Edition, 2014; by Penelope L. Stratton and Henry B. Hoff; New England Historic Genealogical Society; ISBN 978-0-88082-312-8.  Order at www.scatteredleavespress.com.

Carmack's Guide to Copyright & Contracts: A Primer for Genealogists, Writers and Researchers; 2005; by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.; ISBN - 978-0-80630-1758-8.

Tell It Short: A Guide to Writing Your Family History in Brief; 2015; by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack; Scattered Leaves Press; ISBN-978-0-9972076-0-6. This books is available only from www.ScatteredLeavesPress.com. You may purchase it using PayPal.

There are no prerequisite courses; however, students should have done a significant amount of genealogical research on the family/families they wish to use for their writing assignments.

Section List

CEGN 0111-001

CRN: 45804
Instructor: Carmack, Sharon
Course Type: Online
Term: Non Credit
Semester: Fall
Dates: Aug 23, 2017 to Dec 07, 2017
Days: -
Credits/Contact Hours: 45
Campus: SLCC Online
Building: MPDC
Room: INTERNET
Amount: $350.00