ERIC Number: ED341438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb-7
Reference Count: N/A
College of DuPage Institutional Plan for Computing, FY93-FY95. Executive Summary.
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
The College of DuPage's 5-year plan for meeting its academic, administrative, and central computing needs is presented. An executive summary reviews the planning process and highlights recommendations and financial considerations. As the first section of the report, the introduction presents the college's demographics, mission and vision statements, and the 5-year institutional goals of the college. A section on the planning process discusses the use of surveys and suggestions from general and ad hoc committees to develop a plan that would be meaningful to the college as a whole. Next, the current computer environment is assessed in terms of governance, computer support, and computer systems and facilities. The section on academic computing describes computer usage in all the major instructional areas of the college as it was identified in the surveys. Administrative computing is assessed in terms of the information processing services that provide the college with the data necessary to make decisions and carry out day-to-day operations. The section on central computing evaluates systems software and hardware, communications, and networking. For each computing area, the report presents appropriate action plans and financial recommendations in terms of hardware, software, and support needs. Finally, all recommendations for academic, administrative, and central computing are summarized, and special financial considerations are highlighted. Appendixes contain computer hardware and software configurations, program proposals, and the survey instruments. (JMC)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Peripherals, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Long Range Planning, Program Proposals, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.