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ERIC Number: ED002136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1957
Pages: 63
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AUTOMATION, ITS MEANING FOR EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION.
National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration.
A REPORT OF THE TENTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PROFESSORS OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION (NCPEA), WHICH WAS HELD TO DISCUSS AUTOMATION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PREPARATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, IS PRESENTED. THE CONFERENCE WAS UNDERTAKEN BECAUSE THE NCPEA BELIEVED THAT AUTOMATION IS SYMBOLIC OF VAST CHANGES AT WORK IN AMERICAN LIFE, EDUCATION HAS A RESPONSIBILITY FOR UNDERSTANDING AND RECKONING WITH THESE CHANGES, AND AUTOMATION HAS IMPORTANT IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND A DEEP SIGNIFICANCE FOR THE PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION OF ADMINISTRATORS. THREE SPECIALISTS PRESENTED PAPERS AT THE CONFERENCE. AUTOMATION WAS DEFINED BY R.W.BOLTZ, THE IMPLICATIONS OF AUTOMATION FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION WAS EXPLAINED BY HERMAN LIMBERG, AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF AUTOMATION FOR SCHOOLS WAS PRESENTED BY JOHN H. FISHER. AFTER CONSIDERATION OF THE PAPERS, A PANEL OF NCPEA MEMBERS DISCUSXSED THE QUESTION, "WHAT DOES AUTOMATION MEAN FOR EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND FOR THE PROFEESIONAL PREPARATION OF ADMINISTRATORS." COMMENTS WERE MADE ON CURRENT ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE PATTERNS AND ON PROGRAMS FOR PREPARING SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. CONFERENCE OF PROFESSORS OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION (10TH, FAYETTEVILLE, AUGUST 26-31, 1956).
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Authoring Institution: National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration.
Identifiers: COLUMBIA