BOTE 217 - Records Management
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: An introduction to the concepts of records management through manual and electronic applications with an emphasis on alphabetic, numeric, geographic, and subject filing systems. This is a study of the systematic control of business records through manual and electronic applications. Records creation, distribution, utilization, retention, storage, protection, preservation and final disposition are discussed.
Schedule: Fall, spring, and summer semesters. This course follows the traditional on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Andrea Hammer
Contact Information: Faculty Directory
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: Study Guide; Microsoft Access
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Display a working knowledge of proper records management procedures.
- Effectively manage information and records in an office environment.
- Understand the use of Automated Records Systems.
- Regular participation in the class is expected.
- Independent work (not graded) involves completion of Study Guide material.
- Graded assignments from the chapters covered.
- Six chapter tests of between 10 to 20 questions, two tests covering 3 chapters with 30 questions each, and a comprehensive final with 50 questions will be given.
- Grades are based on total points earned and include the points earned on graded assignments.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- Quizzes and exams can be taken on any computer with Internet access - at home or at any other computer with online access.
- Students should select a testing environment that is conducive for testing: a distraction-free area at home, a computer lab, or a library.
- Exams are given at the end of each chapter or set of chapters.
- Exams are open-book but are available for a limited period of time (15-60 minutes) depending upon the number of questions; a password is required to access exams.
- Expect eight exams with a comprehensive final.
- Tests are comprised primarily of multiple choice, matching, and true/false questions.
Technology Required: Click here to view our technology required page.