Ancestry.com has formally announced it new AncestryAcademy. In a blog post entitled, "Introducing Ancestry Academy, a New Way to Learn About Family History," they stated that the new educational website offers exclusive, high-quality video courses taught by genealogy and family history experts. Ancestry Academy courses cover a wide range of relevant family history topics and offer something for genealogists of all levels. The courses are described as follows:
Learn at your own pace – Ancestry Academy’s in-depth courses are broken into a series of short lessons that let you learn when you want and how you want. Watch a course all the way through or pick and choose the lessons most interesting to you.
Test your know-how – Try out your skills and take optional tests to make sure you’re getting the most out of every course.
Learn on-the-go (coming soon!) – Learn at home or on-the-go with the free Ancestry Academy app, available for iOS and Android devices later this spring.
New courses added monthly – Continue strengthening your family history expertise with new courses added every month.
Free courses – Courses about Ancestry products and websites (AncestryDNA, Fold3, Family Tree Maker, etc.) are offered for free. Simply log in with your Ancestry account or create a new account to start learning
And much more – Ancestry Academy coures are loaded with other helpful tools like closed captions, digital handouts, course placeholders, and more.Click on this link to go directly to the AncestryAcademy.