ERIC Number: ED192740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Development of Basic Data Systems. Student Information.
Powers, Roderick W.
Directed to local superintendents of schools and local coordinators who desire assistance in developing and implementing student information systems in their districts, this guide summarizes material presented in the Alabama State Department of Education's LEA Basic Data Systems: A Manual of Developmental Activities. It describes Alabama's educational student information systems, and outlines 15 activities in the development of such systems: (1) obtaining local education agency (LEA) commitment, (2) establishing a relationship with the LEA, (3) appointing the LEA coordinator, (4) advisory committee selection, (5) forms needs assessment, (6) identification of data needs, (7) refinement of data needs, (8) input-output forms preparation, (9) input-output dictionary preparation, (10) developing procedural materials for data collection, (11) field testing, (12) materials revision, (13) creating file systems, (14) writing operating procedures for data retrieval, and (15) formatting final orientation sessions. (FM)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Processing, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Needs, Management Information Systems, Needs Assessment, Records (Forms), School Districts, Systems Development
Roderick W. Powers, Room 558, State Office Building, Montgomery, AL 36130 (free, while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Research and Information Services.