ERIC Number: ED109953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
An Overview of Two Recent Surveys of Administrative Computer Operations in Higher Education.
Mann, Richard L.; And Others
This document summarizes the results of two surveys about the current administrative uses of computers in higher education. Included in the document is: (1) a brief history of the development of computer operational and management information systems in higher education; (2) information on how computers are currently being used to support administration at the operational and management levels; (3) estimates of the allocation of computer resources by institutional size and type and by application area; (4) identification of factors related to the development of computer-based management information systems, including organizational considerations. The primary purpose of this document is to provide higher education administrators with a general picture of current trends so that they may compare their efforts and plans with these trends. Chapters include: (1) use of computers in college and university administration, (2) development of computer-based management information systems, and (3) organizational considerations. Tables provide statistical information. (Author/KE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO. National Center for Higher Education Management Systems.