Paranormal Investigation 101
This course goes over important aspects of paranormal research, including proper protocol and standard operating procedures needed for a successful research experience. It serves as a motivator for anyone interested in learning more about paranormal research and investigating the unknown. Topics include: the tent poles and foundations of a solid paranormal researcher and investigation team, investigation methodology (Photo/audio/video/environmental monitoring); examples of spirit photography / how to examine photographs / the "Great Orb Debate" - how to identify natural versus spirit orbs; types of equipment used in paranormal research; when and when not to investigate (the importance of being healthy, grounded and centered); ways to improve paranormal research and contributions to paranormal study, etc.
Advanced Paranormal Investigation 201
This course builds off of Paranormal Investigation 101, discussing advanced research methods and experimentation. This course applies to those who have some paranormal research experience and are looking to further their knowledge of advanced equipment use, data analysis and adjunct research. This is a hands-on and discussion-style course.
Developing a Ghost Research Team
Have you ever envisioned yourself running your own paranormal team? Nicole Strickland definitely has. Nicole and other SDPRS members share the steps and procedures utilized for co-developing the San Diego Paranormal Research Society. Topics include: Standard Operating Procedures/Protocols, team mission statement, relevant forms, administration function, team members, conducting team meetings, case management, investigation permission, investigation principles, team website, etc. This course is a must for those who want to establish and run their own paranormal team. Nicole's upcoming book about Paranormal Research will discuss this topic more in detail.
Ghostology For You
This course explores the classifications of and theories for various ghosts and spirits, such as earthbound entities vs. spirits, classic shadow people, crisis apparitions, types of elemental energies, angels,poltergeists / PK (psychokinesis), animal spirits, vortexes, orbs (the great orb debate), celestial entities, waking dreams, etc. Furthermore, discussion will include research on how spiritual entities communicate with the living; theories for how the human body can possibly survive death; foundations, mechanisms and signs of a haunting; various paranormal research theories and hypotheses; how to survive a haunting and classic cases of hauntings from around the world.
Data Analysis, Documentation and Case Report Writing
In this course / presentation, I discuss ways to properly document paranormal data (environmental monitoring data, audio, video and photographs) and experiences (personal experiences and/or intuitive impressions) and what should be included in a paranormal research case report. Also discussed are ideas for creating documentation templates for data and why it's important to be descriptive in taking notes during a paranormal investigation.
Course Registration Information
- Minimum of 3 people per course
- Cost of $20 per person
- Accepted forms of payment: cash or via PayPal
- Courses are offered in the evenings or weekends
- Contact Nicole Strickland at firstname.lastname@example.org to register with 1st and 2nd choice course dates.