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ERIC Number: ED187155
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Fourth Inventory. Computers in Higher Education, 1976-77.
Hamblen, John W., Ed.; Baird, Thomas B., Ed.
The fourth national inventory of computers in higher education, 1976-77 is presented. The four inventories together provide detailed snapshots of the history of computer utilization by U.S. higher education since 1964. The contents of the publication include a description of the inventory and statistical data on the computer systems, expenditures and sources of support, computer installations by type of usage and responsible officer, and computer sciences and related degree programs. Summary data are presented in six sections concerning: (1) expenditures, sources of income, staff, languages, and types of billing and services; (2) computers (3) instructional and research use by academic area for 1976-77; (4) computer science and related degree programs--staff, majors, and degrees awarded; (5) computer science, data processing, information science, etc. courses by general descriptors; and (6) institutional administration applications. Appendices include forms and instructions. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science, Computers, Data Processing, Educational Finance, Equipment Utilization, Financial Support, Higher Education, Information Systems, Majors (Students), National Surveys, Private Colleges, Research Needs, State Colleges, Statistical Data, Use Studies
EDUCOM, P.O. Box 364, Princeton, NJ 08540 ($25.00)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interuniversity Communications Council (EDUCOM), Boston, MA.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to marginal legibility of original document