ERIC Number: ED092015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Apr-17
Reference Count: N/A
The Statewide Plan for Computing Resources in Illinois Higher Education.
Nyman, David F.; And Others
The statewide plan for computing resources in Illinois higher education is presented in this document. Chapter 1 discusses the history of this plan encompassing the board of higher education involvement, State Government planning, legislative actions, plan development, and a prospectus. Chapter 2 presents the procedure used to produce this report. Chapter 3, a summary of findings and recommendations, covers administration, instruction, research, computer-assisted instruction, public junior colleges, private colleges, cooperation, implementation, control, and priorities. Chapter 4 discusses the basis for the recommendations including the higher education environment, historical and current demands for computing funds in Illinois, future funds demand for public university computer resources, characteristics of computer service, instructional demand for computing service, research for computing services, administrative demand for computing service, and computer networks. Chapter 5 presents criteria for recommendations while chapter 6 presents recommendations concerning a public-interest corporation, service priorities, consolidation approaches, long-term funding, pricing for computer services, data processing, systems development, and a new approach to data processing activities, as well as hardware selection. (MJM)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois