ERIC Number: ED253255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Economics of Information in Education. ERIC Digest.
This digest on the economics of information in education argues that the production, organization, analysis, evaluation, and dissemination of information in education constitute major economic activities, with associated costs and benefits. The document comprises sections on: the value of information; information as an "economic good"; the economic importance of information at the dissemination stage; examples of the types of information needed by students, administrators, policy-makers, and teachers; methods of information delivery and examples of systems oriented toward students, teachers, and administrators; and costs and prices of information delivery systems. A list of references is included. (THC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Economics, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Information Systems, Position Papers, Students, Teachers
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, 030 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13210 (free).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.