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ERIC Number: ED018983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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EDUCATIONAL DATA PROCESSING--NEW DIMENSIONS AND PROSPECTS.
KAIMANN, RICHARD A., ED.; MARKER, ROBERT W., ED.
WRITTEN FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND PLANNERS, THIS ANTHOLOGY IS CONCERNED WITH INFORMATION PRINCIPLES, EFFECTS, DESIGN, AND INTEGRATION OF SYSTEMS. CONCENTRATING ON THE CONSTRAINTS ON AUTOMATION AND ITS IMPACT ON EDUCATION, THE DOCUMENT CONSIDERS NEW USES FOR COMPUTERS IN REPORTING STATISTICS, SCHOOL CENSUS, ATTENDANCE COUNTING, GRADING, SCHEDULING, AND PUPIL TRANSPORTATION. DISCUSSED ARE USES OF COMPUTERS IN GUIDANCE RESEARCH, POPULATION PROJECTS, ENROLLMENT PREDICTIONS, CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING, AND THE ANALYSIS OF GRADES AND CLASS SIZE. OTHER ARTICLES CONSIDER WHEN AND TO WHAT EXTENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHOULD MECHANIZE AND THE COSTS AND PROCEDURES INVOLVED. A FINAL SECTION IS CONCERNED WITH FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR INCREASED CENTRALIZED PLANNING AND MORE PROCESSING DEVICES, REDUCED CLERICAL BURDENS, IMPROVED ORGANIZATIONAL OPERATION AND CONTROL, EXPANDED USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION, INCREASED USE OF COMPUTERS IN RESEARCH, AND DISTRICT-WIDE PROCESSING SYSTEMS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO., BOSTON, MASS. (JM)
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Identifiers: Program Evaluation and Review Technique