School of Information Science and Knowledge Management

Purpose of the Course
This course is designed to equip the learner with knowledge and skills to determine information needs and develop ability to effectively locate, evaluate, and use information.
Expected Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. Trace historical development of information literacy;
  2. Describe concepts in information literacy;
  3. Discuss different types of information literacy programmes;
  4. Describe attributes of an information literate person;
  5. Assess suitability of sources in meeting the learners’ information need (s); and
  6. Organize information in various formats to satisfy an information need. Course Content
Purpose
This course is designed to equip learners with knowledge and skills for effective management of office records.
Expected Learning Outcome
By the end of this course, the learners should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the office and office records concept
  2. Explain the role of office in the management of records
  3. Describe various aspects of office records management
  4. Explain the application of the office automation systems and process in the management of office records
  5. Design a system to manage office records using suitable application tools
  6. Describe the resources required in managing office records
Mode of delivery
Delivery of this course shall be by lecturer, individual/group presentations, and class discussions

Purpose

This course is designed to equip the learner with knowledge, skills and attitude to manage records, understand records management principles and different approaches to records management.


Expected Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Outline the history and development of records management;

  • Explain concepts and principles of records management and records management programmes;

  • Describe the types and formats of records, and their uses in today’s organizations; and

  • Demonstrate ability to use computer-based systems in records management.