ERIC Number: ED230166
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Technical Specifications for Hardware and Software, and Maintenance in Support of Computer Literacy Program. Volume II.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.
Designed for use by vendors, this guide provides an overview of the objectives for the 5-year computer literacy program to be implemented in the District of Columbia Public Schools; outlines requirements which are mandatory elements of vendors' bids unless explicitly designated "desirable"; and details specifications for computing equipment, software, communications equipment, and maintenance services needed to meet the first-year objectives of the program. Detailed specifications are presented under six headings: (1) core equipment, including hardware, software, systems capabilities, and maintenance for 200 locations; (2) optical mark scanners for 125 elementary schools; (3) one computer training laboratory to support inservice education for teachers about computing, with incremental prices for devices and software to equip additional laboratories should they be desired; (4) communications hardware to link all work stations and other core equipment into a fixed or message-based network; (5) communications facilities to implement solutions proposed in sections one and/or four; and (6) student computer laboratories including tutorial and diagnostic assistance in certain curriculum areas. Procedures and criteria which will be used to evaluate vendors' responses are also provided. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.