ERIC Number: ED351975
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May-6
"Discover New Worlds with Technology". Proceedings of the Annual College and University Computer Users Conference (37th, Miami, Florida, May 3-6, 1992).
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.
This book contains 37 papers on computer use in higher education originally presented at a May, 1992, conference of college and university computer users. Most of the papers describe programs or systems implemented at particular institutions and cover the following: systems for career planning, automating purchasing and financial commitments, student information systems, database operations, a computerized multi-campus transfer information system, degree audit systems, distributed financial information systems, electronic exchange of student transcripts, distributed computing, data management and admissions recruitment, user-oriented general ledger systems, virtual reality, reengineering for administrative processes, class scheduling and enrollment management, microcomputer applications, applications for touch-tone systems, Guaranteed Student Loan Systems, imaging, future trends in information technology, electronic report distribution systems, computer-assisted advising systems, automating the federal verification process, electronic transcript processing, leveraging investments in older technology, the CHRONOS system, decentralized budget preparation, administrative data requirements for instructional effectiveness, information access to corporate data, the implementation and management of a large complex fiber optic network, and data quality and quantity. (JB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Career Information Systems, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Computer Software Development, Computer Storage Devices, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Transfer, Microcomputers, Online Systems, Reference Services, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Business Machines Corp., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL.