Develop an understanding of archival theory and practice. Focus on the nature of archival documents, the relationship between archives and records management, acquisition and appraisal, arrangement and description, reference services, preventative conservation and facility planning and security. This course has mandatory chats. Prerequisite: A pass standing in Grade 12 English at the general level or equivalent. No Textbook Required.
This course provides an intro to electronic documents, imaging and micrographic technology. You will explore how these technologies can be applied to records management, short and long term storage and retrieval for active and inactive documents. Some topics: metadata, life expectancy of electronic storage media, secure storage media, migration and image file formats. Prerequisite: A pass standing in Grade 12 English at the general level, or equivalent. NOTE: This course has mandatory chats. No textbook required.
Knowledge and skills involved in research are often required for academic and workplace progression and development. The course develops the learners’ research literacy by introducing the learner to research concepts, methodologies and techniques used in business, health, engineering, community services, and media. The course examines historical, cultural and worldview (global) perspectives that underlie decisions about research. Participants will also address ethical responsibilities inherent in research processes and products. The goal of the course is to enable to identify and critically interpret research evidence to support their decision-making processes in the work environment and in one’s day-to-day life. No textbook required. NOTE: This course has mandatory chats.
Explore the field of records management and the role of records management programs in organizations. Develop your skills in inventorying, retention and destruction scheduling, and records management, including electronic records. Prerequisite: A pass standing in grade 12 English at the general level or equivalent. No textbook required. NOTE: This course has mandatory chats.