Archives Management

LIS610

This online archives management course gives you an overview of the principles and key practices associated with managing community, private and public sector archives and archival tāonga in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

This course covers:

  • What archives are, and how they are managed and used to ensure continuing memory and accountability.
  • A detailed overview of archives management practices in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how these practices are adapted to fit different organisational and cultural contexts.
  • The varied roles of the archivist and the assorted definitions, theories, methodologies and strategies that are applied to archives management.
  • Cultural protocols that may need to be considered and introduces issues that impact the ongoing management and use of archives.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

What you will learn

When you successfully complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of archives and archival repositories and discuss the role and purpose of archives, archival tāonga and archivists.
  • Explain key aspects of archives management practice in various organisational and cultural contexts.
  • Analyse issues that impact the management of archives, determine their effect, and propose fitting solutions that recognise cultural protocols.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are needed for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

2024
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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying