|INF 389J - Appraisal and Selection of Records, Spring 2014, unique#28865 - Objectives|
To review the history and concepts of archival appraisal as a practice of cultural construction.
To familiarize students with current appraisal practice and its implications in an institutional setting, including economic, political, theoretical, and professional issues.
To familiarize students with current appraisal practice with reference to personal recordkeeping.
To expose students to the implications of appraisal through a set of classroom appraisal exercises.
To prepare students to review existing appraisal policies and past appraisal decisions and to prepare appropriate documentation plans for a given archival environment.