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.
Accuracy is of the utmost importance in all legal communications, but it is especially crucial when reproducing information from one format into another. This course provides students with techniques that can be used to transcribe voice data and take notes in ways that ensure information is communicated in clear formats according to industry standards. Students also gain knowledge in how to use relevant transcription and communication software designed specifically for the legal environment, as well as the knowledge of how to support other users. Graduates are able to recognize the stylistic aspects of all communication in the legal environment. No Textbook Required.