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    Jul 14, 2024  
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COM 431 - Documentary Field Work

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement IL.
Prerequisite(s): COM 231 Documentary Research  or instructor permission.
Documentary Field Work develops advanced skills in documentary inquiry and practice.  Provides tools and opportunities for developing skills in interviewing for archival, journalistic (print and electronic), social scientific, and administrative purposes. Introduces the principles and practices that archivists and records managers apply, including appraisal, arrangement, preservation, and management. Course is organized using an interconnected design 1) to identify, select, organize, preserve, and make accessible historical materials in a variety of archival formats to the public at large and 2) to design and develop individual or group documentary projects in selected media.  Completed project(s) will be exhibited in some campus or public forum and online.



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