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ERIC Number: ED011672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-23
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE COMPUTER IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE COUNSELOR.
HAVENS, ROBERT I.
THIS PAPER EMPHASIZES THE COUNSELOR'S NEED FOR RESEARCH INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LOCAL STUDENT POPULATION. NOW THAT ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS ARE MORE AVAILABLE, THE COUNSELOR CAN PRODUCE LOCAL NORMS AND EXPECTANCY TABLES. HE ALSO CAN STUDY THE RELATIONSHIPS OF VARIOUS STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS. THE "SEARCH TECHNIQUE" OF FEEDING A NUMBER OF VARIABLES LIKE INTELLIGENCE, SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS, VALUES, AND OPINIONS INTO THE COMPUTER AND TESTING THE VARIOUS RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN GROUPS. THIS PROCEDURE OFFERS THE COUNSELOR A MORE EFFECTIVE MEANS OF UNDERSTANDING AND PLANNING FOR VARIOUS INDIVIDUALS IN SCHOOL, AND IT ALSO PROVIDES A SOUNDER BASIS FOR ACTIVE COUNSELING AND FOR THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THE COUNSELOR ASSUME LEADERSHIP IN DEVELOPING DATA PROCESSING TECHNIQUES AND IN THE USE OF THE COMPUTER IN THE LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE AMERICAN PERSONNEL AND GUIDANCE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION (DALLAS, MARCH 23, 1967). (NS)
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Identifiers: Texas (Dallas)