ERIC Number: ED152301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Information Systems in Higher Education: Expectations Versus Realities. Proceedings of the 1977 CAUSE National Conference.
Fretwell, Jan, Ed.; Thomas, Charles R., Ed.
This is a collection of papers presented at an annual conference of the College and University Systems Exchange (CAUSE). Conference activities included a keynote address, general session, and five tracks of presentations: (1) Information Systems Development and Management's Expectations; (2) Information Systems Benefit Analysis; (3) Small College and Information Systems; (4) Vendor Presentations; and (5) Contributed Papers. One paper presented during the general session and 25 papers from the first three tracks of the conference have been reproduced in their entirety for inclusion in this publication. Topics of those papers include: "Information Systems and Institutional Support"; "Integrated Data Base Approach to Student Record Processing"; "Role of an Administrative Data Processing Unit in a Decentralized Planning Process"; "Design and Implementation of an Integrated Financial Control System"; "Computer Indexing and Micrographics: An Integrated Systems Approach"; "Social Cost of Computer Technology"; "An Information System for the Small College"; and "Is a Data Base Management System Feasible for a Small University?" Only the abstracts have been included for the contributed papers and vendor presentations. (JPF)
Descriptors: College Administration, Computer Oriented Programs, Conference Reports, Data Processing, Higher Education, Information Needs, Information Processing, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Management Information Systems
Individual papers in this publication are available at the cost of reproduction from the CAUSE Exchange Library, 737 Twenty-Ninth Street, Boulder, Colorado 80303
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.