ERIC Number: ED368261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Managing Information Technology as a Catalyst of Change. Track II: Leveraging People with Technology.
CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
This track of the 1993 CAUSE Conference presents eight papers on how information technology can help people in institutions of higher education do their jobs more effectively. Papers include: (1) "Implementing a Culture of Change: The Five-Year Transformation of The George Washington University" (Walter M. Bortz); (2) "Empowering the User" (Terrence J. Glenn and Victor P. Mechley), which describes implementation of a new administrative information system at Cincinnati Technical College in Ohio; (3) "User-Driven Training--A Strategy for Support" (Ken Pecka), which discusses a training program at Whitworth College in Washington; (4) "The End-User's Desktop: New Center of the Computing Universe" (James H. Porter); (5) "Architecture and Re-engineering: A Partnership for Change at the University of Pennsylvania" (Linda May and others); (6) "Successful Planning from the Bottom-Up" (Eric Jacobson and Dolly Samson), which examines how strategic computer planning at Weber State University (Utah) begins with faculty identifying their needs; (7) "The Art and Politics of Re-engineering under Crisis Conditions" (Lynn A. DeNoia), which reviews a re-engineering project at Bryant College in Rhode Island; and (8) "Doing More with Less: A Pragmatic Approach to Getting the Work Done" (Laura M. Hofstetter and Maria E. Mullin), which demonstrates how the University of Delaware dealt with reduced staffing via information technology. (Some papers contain references.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Needs, Information Systems, Information Technology, Leadership, Program Implementation, Resource Allocation, Strategic Planning, Users (Information)
CAUSE Exchange Library, 4840 Pearl East Circle, Suite 302E, Boulder, CO 80303 (individual papers available to CAUSE members at cost of reproduction).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers: Bryant College RI; CAUSE National Conference; Cincinnati Technical College OH; George Washington University DC; University of Delaware; University of Pennsylvania; Weber State University UT; Whitworth College WA
Note: In: Managing Information Technology as a Catalyst of Change. Proceedings of the CAUSE Annual Conference (San Diego, CA, December 7-10, 1993); see HE 027 275.