ERIC Number: ED339353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Computing Directions and Opportunities for University-Government-Industry Partnerships at the University of Saskatchewan: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century.
Kavanagh, Robert N.; Pokraka, Edward S.
This report is intended to serve as a focus for developing a commitment for continuing investment in computer support for education, research, and administration at the University of Saskatchewan. Based on the assumption that effective utilization of computers, computer networks, and other telecommunications technology is essential to the fulfillment of university education and institutional research, this report discusses the following: (1) educational challenges for the 1990s, as they relate to the use of computers; (2) the need for a variety of computer applications in education, research, and administration, including information networks, database access, and library networks; (3) the University of Saskatchewan Ethernet computing model; (4) computing initiatives for the university to undertake in education, research, and administration; and (5) long-term, cooperative relationships between the university, the government, and business and industry in order to achieve university goals in a cost effective manner. An executive summary is provided and references are cited throughout the report. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Information Networks, Institutional Research, Library Networks, Mission Statements, Research and Development, School Business Relationship, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A