Template:Genealogical Maturity Conclusions Table

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# Maturity Level Conclusions Check
1. Entry Accepts without thought or hesitation the first existing conclusion found.
2. Emerging Makes conclusions based upon minimal research and minimal reasoning, based upon a single piece of poorly documented, direct evidence.
3. Practicing Makes conclusions based upon several sources found after moderate research, with reasoning and documented direct evidence, sometimes resolving contrary evidence.
4. Proficient Forms conclusions “based on well-reasoned and thoroughly documented evidence gleaned from sound research.”[1]
5. Stellar Additionally, publishes clear and convincing conclusions. Teaches and inspires others.
  1. Elizabeth Shown Mills, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 2nd ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 820.