ERIC Number: ED032611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Banff Regional Invitational Conference for School Administrators (10th, April 28-30, 1968). Focus on Data Processing.
Bumbarger, C.S., Ed.; Friesen, D., Ed.
The Banff Regional Conference is intended for superintendents and trustees of medium-sized urban school districts in Canada's four western provinces. Some of the applications and limitations of electronic data processing were discussed at the 1968 conference. The following topics were covered in presentations: (1) A basic introduction to the concepts and terminology of electronic data processing; (2) a discussion of possible applications of computers in education, including school administration, research, computer as a subject, computer-assisted instruction, guidance by computer, library, simulations, and problem solving; (3) a discussion of regional data centers; and (4) current applications of electronic data processing in Canadian schools. A 90-entry bibliography is appended. (DE)
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Alberta Univ., Edmonton. Dept. of Educational Administration.