|| DSM0910 |
|| WORKPLACE CASE STUDY |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Ms Jaqueline A Spence |
|| Available all semesters |
|| DSM2920 , DSM2520 |
| Course delivery
|| Other || This module is taught according to distance learning principles, using specially designed distance learning materials. |
|| Seminars / Tutorials || Students will be given a tutorial at study school providing guidance on the module. Additional online support from the module coordinator is made available to students on a regular basis. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| A CASE STUDY REPORT (EQUIVALENT TO 5,000 WORDS) ||100%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Critically evaluate best practice in the application of records management principles and procedures.
Formulate and evaluate approaches to assessing organisational needs and developing control over records systems.
Assess the requirements for active and semi-active records management.
Critically appraise the level of compliance with theoretical best practice within their own workplace.
Formulate recommendations for the future development of records management within their own workplace.
The module will provide distance learning students, working within the records and information management field with the opportunity to develop and apply the theoretical skills learnt through previous modules to the practical context of their own organisation.
The module reviews principles, standards, and best practice in the records management field, including the International Standard ISO 15489 and the DIRKS methodology, and provides guidance on producing an assessment of workplace practice against these. Generic guidance will also be provided on the presentation of professional reports and associated documentation.
This module is at CQFW Level 7