The class intents to built the basic knowledge to approach the archive science.
Knowledge and understanding: students will be able to recognise and describe archivistic material, thanks to the use of different sources (manual, instruments seen at lessons.)
Applying knowledge and understanding: the class intents to give basic instruments for archival discipline; students will use descriptive instruments like lists, guides and inventories.
Making judgements: students will be able to move in the complex world of archives, both ancient and contemporary: they will approach the digital-borne archives and problems related to their programmation to their conservation.
Communication skills: students, thanks to examples and exercises, will be able to write description instruments on archival material; that means tey will be abel to recognise and use the communication ways on archival sources.
Learning skills: students will be oriented to work opportunities in archives management and will be able to deal with systematic research applied to others branch of knowledge.