ERIC Number: ED061457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep-21
Reference Count: 0
Computer and Electronic Data Processing Manpower and Educational Requirements in Indiana.
Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.
This survey was conducted to identify the types and numbers of computer and electronic data processing (EDP) personnel that are needed in Indiana, together with their knowledge and experience requirements. Over 1,000 businesses and government agencies received questionnaires requesting information on: (1) type of EDP operation and system, (2) hardware, (3) functions/utilization, (4) software, (5) manpower, (6) level of understanding required, and (7) curriculum objectives. On the basis of 432 responses, conclusions are presented regarding the kinds of equipment and computer languages in use and their expected future importance. The educational program objectives for the associate and bachelor's degree in computer technology are also identified and rank-ordered. (BH)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, Educational Needs, Job Skills, Labor Needs, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys, Postsecondary Education
Purdue University, Office of Manpower Studies, Building A South Campus Court, Lafayette, Indiana 47907 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.