ERIC Number: ED023909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May
Reference Count: 0
The Relationship of ADP Training Curriculum and Methodology in Federal Government. Final Report.
Association for Educational Data Systems, Washington, DC.
A conference held in Washington, D.C. in May 1967, had as its objective the determination of recommendations for the establishment of an effective and efficient Automatic Data Processing (ADP) training program utilizing new instructional methodologies for computer systems analysts and managers in the federal government. The 45 participants, including subject matter specialists, resource specialists in programed instruction, educational technology manufacturers, ADP training consulting firms, industrial firms, and federal government officials concerned with the administration of ADP programs, attempted to determine behavioral objectives or training development goals and to list the subject matters which should be contained in the training programs. Recommendations of the conference were to develop through a pilot project (1) a methodology to determine who needs training in ADP, (2) a sequential and modular array of subject matter curriculum, and (3) a technique whereby the practitioner or student could diagnose his needs for training. Specific areas discussed include: (1) the environment and need for ADP training and development. , (2) ADP training in industry and in higher education, (3) development (2) ADP training in industry and in higher education, (3) educational media and ADP training. (MM)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Computers, Conference Reports, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Programs, Employment Statistics, Federal Government, Government Role, Occupational Information, Systems Analysts
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Data Systems, Washington, DC.