ERIC Number: ED292254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec-30
Reference Count: N/A
Computer-Based Information Management System. Project STEEL. A Special Project To Develop and Implement a Computer-Based Special Teacher Education and Evaluation Laboratory. Volume IV. Final Report.
Frick, Theodore W.; And Others
The document is part of the final report on Project STEEL (Special Teacher Education and Evaluation Laboratory) intended to extend the utilization of technology in the training of preservice special education teachers. This volume focuses on the fourth of four project objectives, the development and preliminary evaluation of a computer-based management system. The STEEL Information Management System maintains three primary types of information bases on students enrolled in the undergraduate special education (mildly handicapped) program at Indiana University: (1) demographic information; (2) observational data collected in field experience situations; and (3) test performance obtained using the STEEL computer-based testing system. The system was developed using Scientific Information Retrieval database management software. Each student is individually identified and all data records linked to that individual's case identification number. Student information is accessed through currently developed functions designed for faculty use. Sample functions include: accessing the mail system, adding observation data to the student database, updating a student profile, and summarizing a student's observation data. A typical user interaction session is also provided. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Center for Innovation in Teaching the Handicapped.
Note: For related documents, see EC 202 032-035.