ERIC Number: ED183192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Getting Started in School Computing: Preparing to Purchase. The Illinois Series on Educational Application of Computers, No. 14e.
Dennis, J. Richard; Muiznieks, Viktors
This paper identifies concerns and provides guidelines for the administrator or teacher who is involved in making decisions about acquiring, maintaining, or expanding computer resources. Several questions are raised and topics discussed which focus attention upon various specific elements in a system which are pertinent to procurement. Major questions are raised concerning meeting user needs, resource appropriateness, efficiency, equipment acquisition, and software procurement. A 28-item bibliography is attached. (Author/CMV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Secondary Education.
Note: Best copy available; For related documents, see IR 008 123-139.