ERIC Number: ED072528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Management Information System Project.
Foley, Walter J.; Harr, Gordon G.
The Management Information System (MIS) described in this report represents a plan to utilize modern management techniques to facilitate the goal of a learner-responsive school system. The MIS component is being developed to meet the need for the coordination of the resources of staff, facilities, and time with the long range planning and financial management efforts of the future. The report describes the project missions, to develop and construct (1) a common data base; (2) a program monitoring system; and (3) the simulation, modeling, and reporting devices for management. Included are the forms used for computer input, the program-oriented account code system, and a sample school budget. Nine appendixes present (1) the missions and goals statement of MIS, (2) a glossary of MIS terms, (3) a pupil tract area survey, (4) a classroom utilization schedule for the MIS, (5) the MIS student use of unscheduled time, (6) a pupil tract area survey (second edition), (7) the use of the master schedule in resource allocation, (8) planning facilities for student use during unscheduled time, and (9) planning an educational budget by program through financial resource allocation. (Pages 21-232 may reproduct poorly.) (Author/DN)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Iowa Center for Research in School Administration.