ERIC Number: ED051644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Relationship of Automatic Data Processing Training Curriculum and Methodology in the Federal Government.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
A conference, held in Washington, D. C., in 1967 by the Association for Educational Data Systems and the U.S. Office of Education, attempted to lay the groundwork for an efficient automatic data processing training program for the Federal Government utilizing new instructional methodologies. The rapid growth of computer applications and computer use was cited as the reason for the overwhelming need for such a training program. Specific needs for data processing personnel in the Federal Government were considered with special attention to the need for systems analysts and managers. Training needs for data processing personnel in higher education and industry were also identified. Training objectives for managers and systems analysts were outlined as a basis for defining subject-matter content. The structure and content for curricula for a management training program and a systems analyst training program were agreed upon. The possibility that new educational media, particularly computer-assisted instruction (CAI), could be used in this training program was examined. A request for proposals for a pilot project to conduct training in data processing for the Federal Government was drawn up. Abstracts of conference papers summarizing the major features of CAI and of programed instruction are appended, along with a directory of selected organizations involved in educational technology and major CAI centers. (JY)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Computer Assisted Instruction, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Data Processing, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Federal Government, Management Development, Personnel Needs, Pilot Projects, Program Proposals, Programed Instruction, Systems Analysts
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (FS 5.280:80066, 35J)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.