Electronic Document Management
By Tom Worthington FACS HLM
Module 2 of Systems Approach to the Management of Government Information, ANU, 2007
The Electronic Document Management course introduces two topics: metadata and data management (digital library, electronic document management). The use of web technology for practical e-commerce and e-publishing applications is emphasized using case studies drawing on the lecturer's experience.
Identifying steps that can be taken to accelerate the uptake of electronic documents by government, in conjunction with small and medium-sized enterprises, this course enables the participant to learn practical skills for incorporating e-commerce into their organization.
This course is based on Tom Worthington's ANU lectures on Metadata and Electronic Document Management
for IT in e-Commerce (COMP3410/COMP6341) 2007. He chaired an Australian Government's committee on electronic document management
and in 1999 was elected a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society for his contribution to the development of public Internet policy in Australia. Structure
: The course is 12 hours in total spread over 3 days with 4 teaching hours per day. The course consists of 6 hours of lectures, 2 hours of practical classes, 2 hours of tutorials and 2 hours of assessment exercises.Teaching Method:
The course is made up of 12 one hour units, each consisting of a mini-lecture of about 20 minutes, plus discussion and exercises. The lecture notes and slides are provided online, with an interactive system for completion of exercises. This course is designed for face-to-face classroom delivery in a flexible learning center
. Enrolled students have access to complete the online exercises in the learning centre and via the Internet at home. Those who are not enrolled are welcome to read the course notes and exercises.