ERIC Number: ED042427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Management Information Systems: Their Development and Use in the Administration of Higher Education.
Minter, John, Ed.; Lawrence, Ben, Ed.
The purpose of the seminar, which brought together users and developers of analytical models and associated management information systems, was to explore in depth the problems and possibilities of such systems for higher education institutions, and to review the current "state-of-the-art." The papers in this report are: "Evaluating the Performance and Effectiveness of University Management Information Systems," by George Baughman; "The Data Base Approach to a Management Information System," by John Gwynn; "Data Management and Interrelated Data Systems for Higher Education," by John F. Chaney; "A System Model for Management, Planning, and Resource Allocation," by Herman E. Loenig; "Systems Analysis for Efficient Resource Allocation in Higher Education: A Report on the Development and Implementation of CAMPUS Techniques," by Richard W. Judy; "The Implementation of CAMPUS Simulation Models for University Planning," by Jack B. Levine; "The Use of Production Functions to Evaluate Educational Technology," by Lewis J. Perl; "Higher Education Objectives: Measures of Performance and Effectiveness," by John Keller; and "Advanced Applied Management Information Systems in Higher Education: Three Case Studies," by Leo L. Kornfeld. Institutions that have made significant progress in the development of operational data systems are listed in the appendix. A selected, general, and related bibliography conclude the report. (AF)
Descriptors: Administration, College Administration, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Information Systems, Management Systems, Planning, Systems Analysis
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, P.O. Drawer P., Boulder, Colorado 80302 ($3.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.; American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Papers from the Seminar on the Advanced State-of-the-Art (The Sterling Institute, Washington, D.C., April 24-26, 1969)