ERIC Number: ED171228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Development, Use, and Management of Information Systems in Higher Education.
Schouest, Michael E., Ed.; Thomas, Charles R., Ed.
The goal of the CAUSE conference was to provide a wide variety of presentations emphasizing the expanded role and the need for higher education management to more effectively use information systems. All higher education institutions are addressed: small colleges, community colleges, large universities, and state higher education agencies. Major areas considered are: management and information systems; development of information systems; use of information systems; and small college information systems. Among the topics covered in the 67 papers are: enrollment decline and institution size; financing systems in public institutions; system design; privacy and data processing; programmer job descriptions; security; software purchasing; data needs assessment; load-leveling and student work in financial aid; course registration; budgeting and financial management; computing centers in small colleges; personnel records and systems; planning models; interactive systems; a faculty information system; and student information systems. Brief vendor presentations are included among the papers. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Budgeting, College Administration, College Faculty, College Planning, Community Colleges, Computer Science, Computers, Conference Reports, Confidentiality, Data Processing, Declining Enrollment, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Information Needs, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Management Information Systems, Multicampus Colleges, Personnel Data, Private Colleges, School Registration, School Size, Small Colleges, State Colleges, State Universities, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Work Study Programs
CAUSE, 737 29th Street, Boulder, CO 80303
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Note: Proceedings of the 1978 CAUSE National Conference (New Orleans, December 1978); photos may not reproduce well