Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Call for Proposals: Course on Researching Mexican Ancestry


The National Institute for Genealogical Studies is looking for a course author to write a 6-8 week curriculum on researching Mexican ancestry. This course should include, but not be limited to, the following topics:

  • ·         Generalized history of Mexico with timeline.
  • ·         General discussion of record groups available for researching family history (church records, land, probate, vital records, cemetery, census, directories, newspapers, immigration/emigration, etc.).
  • ·         Repositories in Mexico, the United States, and other countries for researching pertinent records.
  • ·         Internet sources for research.


This course will be for family historians beginning a search for their Mexican ancestry. The course will include 2 assignments per week and a final exam consisting of 25-30 questions. Course will be completed and turned in no later than 6 months from date of contract.

The course author must have a comprehensive knowledge of the topic. All source citations for text and images must conform to the standards found in Evidence Explained. Course is to be submitted in Microsoft Word and be proofread. Formatting of the course will be done by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies.

To submit an outline for consideration or to inquire about this opportunity, please email admin@genealogicalstudies.com. The successful applicant will receive a retainer to write the course upon acceptance of course outline and then final payment within 30 days of completion and approval of the course.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GENEALOGICAL STUDIES
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies, leaders in online genealogy education, has been offering genealogy and history courses for over 17 years. We now offer over 200 courses in genealogical studies to help enhance researcher’s skills.

For those looking to acquire more formal educational training, The National Institute offers Certificate Programs in the records of Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and the United States, as well as a General Methodology, Professional Development and Librarianship Certificate Program.  For more information please call us toll-free in North America at 1-800-580-0165 or email us at admin@genealogicalstudies.com.