ERIC Number: ED326205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Software Applications to Educational Planning and Management. A Collection of Papers.
Saint-Germain, M.; And Others
The five papers in this collection examine the existing trends in the use of microcomputers in educational planning and management. In the first paper, "Reflexions sur l'Ordre du Jour" (French), Michel Saint-Germain addresses contextual factors surrounding the use of computers, priorities that must be accounted for before developing new software applications, and issues related to joint cooperation. In the second paper, "Computer (Software) Applications to Educational Planning and Management," Brent Edward Wholeben discusses trends in planning and management, priorities for software design and development, and cooperation between universities and specialized research centers. The education policy for international computing survey (in English and Spanish) is included. In the third paper, "Computer-based Educational Planning and Management in Africa: Current Trends," Boubacar Camara focuses on the growth of statistical applications and statistical databases, the design of information systems, and training workshops in computer literacy. In the fourth paper, "Software Application to Educational Planning: Notes on the Agenda," Habib Khan focuses on software applications to educational planning and the design and implementation of Education Management Information Systems. In the fifth paper, "Software Priorities for Educational Planning," Luis Valadares Tavares outlines the process of educational planning and notes the facets of that process that may be supported by appropriate software. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Africa; UNESCO
Note: Papers presented at a Round Table at the International Congess on Planning and Management of Educational Development (Mexico City, Mexico, March 26-30, 1990). Poor legibility throughout.