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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5081

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101874

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To prepare students for archival work through evaluating Australian and international archival practice, critiquing archival principles, theories, and models and examining the role of the archive in modern society.

Course content

Development of archival principles and theory internationally and nationally and the core functions of appraisal,  accessioning, arrangement and description, provision of access, and preservation.  Discussion of legislative frameworks, archival management systems, advocacy and digital archives are also addressed.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Online resources, moderated discussions and other online interactions) N/A x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Essay 2500 words 35% N/A
Essay 3000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Essay 2500 words 35% N/A
Essay 3000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Mr Tony Leviston
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School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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