2771 - Genealogy VI DNA Testing for Genealogy: Applying DNA to Your Family Tree
This course will help the student analyze their ancestral DNA test results and apply them to their genealogical family tree. The topics covered will include the various ancestral DNA tests and their different results. The focus of the course will be Autosomal DNA. We will also discuss the ancestral DNA testing companies; the risks, benefits, and limitations of the testing; the terminology used in DNA analysis; and methods for interpreting DNA results. During the last portion of each class, students will utilize concepts learned during the session. Students do not need to have had their DNA tested before class; if needed, sample DNA results will be provided by the instructors. Students will need to bring, to each class, a laptop computer, iPad, tablet, etc. with a large enough screen for working on classroom exercises. PREREQUISITE: Introduction to DNA for Genealogist (OLLI course and/or proficient computer skills including spreadsheets.Lecture (plus Questions)Hands-On Activity (e.g., Computer, Art)
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