Student Learning Outcomes - Archives
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Archival Administration at the Wayne State University School of Information Sciences will be able to:
- Describe the history, intent, challenges, and issues of archival management as a profession.
- Develop the ability to preserve, organize and create access for the historic record.
- Recognize professional processes to identify, conserve, store, and re-format various informational forms from historic to current.
- Analyze the intellectual content of archival material to create optimal access (i.e., archival description) and designate long-term historic importance (i.e., archival appraisal).
- Translate archival theory into professional engagement to better their communities.
- Determine the best uses of technology for archives and their communities.
- Support and respect a diverse user base through research, communication skills, and collections.
- Recognize the importance of advocacy, outreach, education, ethics, and professional values for an archive.
- Apply leadership and best practices to manage, budget, and implement projects.