ERIC Number: ED208931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Computing at the Community College of Baltimore: A Case Study.
Hunter, Beverly; Kearsley, Greg
Part of a series of case studies on successful academic computing programs at minority institutions, this monograph focuses on the Community College of Baltimore (CCB). Sections I and II outline the purpose and background of the case study project, focusing on the 11 computing activities the case studies are designed to facilitate, the need for the project, and eight factors leading to the successful use of computers. Section III profiles CCB, describing its location, programs, mission, faculty, students, tuition and financial aid, accreditation, and budget. Section IV presents a chronology of CCB's computing activities from 1961 through 1981. The organization and management of CCB's computing activities are outlined in Section V, while Section VI describes the computer system, available software and courseware, system access and availability, and statistics on computer use. Section VII provides examples of the instructional and administrative applications of the computer at CCB, describing the activities of the computer and information systems department, the science learning center, and the dental and business departments, and briefly covering other activities and plans. Section VIII describes the students, faculty, and courses offered in the computer studies program, while Section IX examines computer literacy courses and seminars offered. Section X analyzes student benefits, Section XI outlines outreach activities, and the final sections offer advice from CCB computing staff and a list of contact persons. (KL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Minority Institutions Science Improvement Program.
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, VA.