SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2018 4:35:32 PMBGN 205 Course Outline as of Summer 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 205Title:  BASIC FILING  
Full Title:  Basic Filing
Last Reviewed:3/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.502 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BOT 172

Catalog Description:
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American Records Management Association [ARMA] rules are used to present the basic indexing rules for names of individuals, business names, government agencies, other organizations, and special names. Specific exercises applying the indexing rules to alphabetic, subject, geographic, and numerical filing systems.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
American Records Management Association [ARMA] rules are used to present the basic indexing rules for names of individuals, business names, government agencies, other organizations, and special names. Specific exercises applying the indexing rules to alphabetic, subject, geographic, and numerical filing systems.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1.  Identify and use the American Records Management Association [ARMA] rules used to present the basic indexing rules.
2.  Successfully apply the indexing rules to alphabetic, subject, geographic, and numerical filing systems.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.   Name the two basic methods used for filing.
2.   Define the terms filing and records management.
3.   Define the terms alphabetizing, indexing, caption, and unit.
4.   Type or write names of individuals in indexing order on cards.
5.   Prepare alphabetic cross-reference cards containing names of individuals, and arrange them in sequence with alphabetic cards.
6.   List and describe the steps in the filing process.
7.   File correspondence in an alphabetic, subject, geographic, or numerical system.
8.   List the advantages and disadvantages of the alphabetic, subject, geographic, and numerical filing systems.
9.   Retrieve both cards and correspondence after they have been filed.
10. Name filing accessories that are necessary or helpful to the filing process.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Filing supplies and equipment
II.  American Records Management Association (ARMA) rules
    A.  Indexing rules
    B.  Alphabetic filing system
    C.  Subject filing system
    D.  Geographic filing system
    E.  Numeric filing system

Assignments:
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1. Completion of 28 filing exercises
2. 7 Quizzes
3. Comprehensive written exam
4. Completion of filing tutorial

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course and this course includes essay exams that fulfil the writing component of the course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
35 - 50%
Filing exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 50%
7 quizzes and Comprehensive written exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%
Filing tutorial


Representative Textbooks:
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Gregg Quick Filing Practice Kit, by Jeffrey Stewart, 5th ed., Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2007 (classic).

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