ERIC Number: ED163961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: 0
An Investigation of Psychological Typology as an Intervening Variable in the Implementation of a Computer Managed Instruction System. Technical Report No. 454.
Bozeman, William C.
This study explores the relationships between psychological types of users as identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and factors associated with the implementation and utilization of the Wisconsin System for Instructional Management (WIS-SIM), a computer management information system designed to support management processes in individualized programs of instruction. A theoretical framework and orientation to the study is given, highlighting developments in computer technology and in management information systems. An overview of the WIS-SIM is included, as are the study's significant contributions and its weaknesses. The research design, methods of measurement, and types of analysis employed are detailed, and an analysis of the data and a summary of the study are also provided. Appendices include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, as well as questionnaires and forms used in the study. (Author/RAO)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Individualized Schooling.
Identifiers: Myers Briggs Type Indicator; Wisconsin System for Instructional Management
Note: Appendices are minimally legible due to size of type; For WIS-SIM Manuals, see ED 156 135-136