Research Your Scots-Irish Family History - May 2023
If you have Scots-Irish ancestry, this online genealogy research course is for you! Learn all the valuable tips and tools for tracing your family history back to Ulster.
Meet Your Instructor and Introduce Yourself
Course Access: May 15 - June 11, 2023
Learn To Use the Course Player
Before we begin ...
An Introduction to Ulster
Settlement of Ulster
Review and Discussion: The History of Ulster Scots
Are Your Ancestors Scots-Irish
Steps to Prove Your Scots-Irish Ancestry
Begin Your Research Review Exercise
Skill-Building and Discussion: Begin Your Research
Researching in Ulster and Northern Ireland
Records for Ulster and Northern Ireland
Where to Find the Records
Digger Deeper Lesson Review Exercise
Skill-Building and Discussion: Digging Deeper in Ulster Research
Challenges to Your Research
Taking the Search to Scotland
Challengers to Your Research Lesson Review Exercise
Challenges to Your Scots-Irish Research Skill-Building and Discussion
Download Course Resources
Answers to the Exercises
Before you leave ...
Our courses consist of four or more written lessons that may also contain videos, slide shows, and other elements. There are self-directed quizzes and/or exercises to help you apply your knowledge. In addition, you'll have access to discussion boards where you can ask your instructor, questions about the materials during the course dates.
Instructor access for the duration of the four weeks / one week, so you can ask questions about what you've learned.
Our courses are designed to be easily accessible! Once you've registered for the course, you'll be able to log in on the start date to see all the lessons. Each lesson is available within your browser. You can work at your own pace.
All the materials will be available for download, and you'll have access to the course materials online for about a year after the start date. After the course end date, it will go into read-only mode, so you'll still be able to reach the materials, but you'll no longer have access to the instructor or message boards.
Please ensure that you have internet access and that your browsers and computer system are fairly up-to-date. The course materials are designed to be compatible with most devices.