ERIC Number: ED085823
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Techniques of Institutional Research and Long Range Planning for Colleges and Universities -- Sample Application: Enrollment Projections. (PLANTRAN II: A Computer Assisted Institutional Research & Planning System.)
Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO. Economics and Management Science Div.
The material in this volume was developed for use in a series of workshops on institutional research and planning for colleges and universities. The workshop sessions made extensive use of computers. This was made possible through the use of PLANTRAN II, a computer simulation system designed to make the power of the computer available to the higher education executive without special computer knowledge. Although the material in this manual exploits the capabilities of the PLANTRAN system, computer processing is not required for use of the models. Eight basic techniques of projecting enrollments are reviewed. These generalized techniques can be applied to any type of institution and to any type of enrollment. The crucial task is the matching of projection methods with the objective of the projection effort, which requires the judgment of a knowledgeable administrator. (Author/WM)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Data Processing, Educational Planning, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Management Information Systems, Management Systems, Models, Simulation, Systems Approach
Midwest Research Institute, 425 Volker Bouevard, Kansas City, Missouri 64110 (Free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO. Economics and Management Science Div.
Note: Related documents are EA 005 690-691, EA 005 693-694, and ED 048 824