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    Office Technology and Computer Applications 

    Filing and Records Management
    CRN: 32186
    16 Weeks - Distance Education course 

    On-Campus Requirements

    Mandatory Orientation: February 20, 2014 at 7:00PM in LB 201

    Students will be required to take exams on campus in the Testing Center.

    Name  Rhoda James, Ed.D.
    Email  rajames@citruscollege.edu
    Phone  (626) 914-8804
    Location  LB 205

    Welcome! You are either enrolled in, or you are interested in enrolling in, the Office Technology and Computer Applications 281 Distance Education class. As described in the class schedule, this course is an overview of records management which involves practical fundamentals of records management, basic filing principles, procedures, and systems. Emphasis is on non-correspondence records, information storage, and retrieval systems. Management aspects of records retention, disposition, and the operation of a records management program.

    Email Accounts 
    You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class. 

    Details regarding the course are set forth in the class website. When you go there (see below), pay particular attention to the syllabus section and the assignment section.  

    Blackboard and WingSpan Information
    (Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
    Blackboard --> http://citruscollege.blackboard.com 
    WingSpan --> https://wingspan.citruscollege.edu  
    • Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
    • Your WingSpan PIN (Personal Identification Number) becomes your Blackboard password
    • To change your PIN/password requires, change it in WingSpan
    • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis

    Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Filing and Records Management course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   


    If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged. 

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