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ERIC Number: ED014794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr-30
Pages: 16
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INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND INFORMATION CONTROL.
BAGLEY, CLARENCE H.
INFORMATION CONTROL SHOULD BE AN INDIVIDUALIZED POLICY WHICH IS DEVELOPED AND MAINTAINED FOR EACH INSTITUTION. THE NEED FOR INFORMATION CONTROL HAS ARISEN BECAUSE OF THE INCREASING NUMBER OF OFFICES AND BUREAUS OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, THE USE OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY, THE INCREASING NUMBER OF STUDIES ON STUDENTS, BUDGET REQUESTS, AND AMOUNTS OF INFORMATION NOW PART OF THE NORMAL OPERATIONS WITHIN INSTITUTIONS. GENERAL PROCEDURES IN INFORMATION CONTROL NECESSARY FOR OPERATIONS AND PLANNING INCLUDE--(1) DESIGNATING A CENTRAL OFFICE WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANSWERING DATA INFORMATION REQUESTS, (2) CONDUCTING A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF THE COLLEGE AS TO WHAT INFORMATION IS PRODUCED, WHERE THE DATA AND REPORTS ARE ORIGINATING AND WHERE THEY ARE GOING, AND THE DEGREE OF USE AND COST FOR THE GATHERING, TABULATION, AND PRODUCTION OF DATA, (3) SETTING UP A SYSTEMS APPROACH, (4) DEFINING THE TERMS AND STANDARDS OF REPORTING DATA, AND (5) DEVELOPING A DATA BANK. PROCEDURES FOR CONTROL OF INFORMATION ON STUDENTS MUST ALSO BE DEVELOPED, AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DISPOSITION OF STUDENT RECORDS MUST BE CLARIFIED. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT A MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATIONAL DATA SYSTEMS (DETROIT, APRIL 30-MAY 2, 1967). (HW)
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Identifiers: Michigan (Detroit)