ERIC Number: ED384338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Technology: A Plan To Support ODE and 21st Century Schools.
Cook, Tom; And Others
The use of technology in the classroom and in support of educational administration are essential to the achievement of excellence by Oregon schools in the 21st Century. This document is the outcome of a study conducted by the Oregon Department of Education to evaluate the current information and communication needs within the Department. The report is based on group interviews and surveys with more than 150 staff from the Department, local school districts, education services districts, community colleges, educational organizations, and other state agencies. Sections 1, 2, and 3 contain, respectively, an executive summary, a definition of assignment, and an assessment of the current situation. Section 4 discusses findings, current practices, problems and solutions, benefits, priorities, and objectives. Recommendations and an implementation plan are presented in sections 5 and 6; highlights include data standards, compatibility, hardware and software, electronic communication, information access, leadership, technical support and training, and funding. Section 7 discusses an analysis and conclusions. Appendices contain information on the technology study participants, training matrix, individual needs assessment, and questionnaire summaries. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Communications, Data Analysis, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Technology, Instructional Development, Interviews, Needs Assessment, State Surveys
Publications Sales Clerk, Publications and Media Center, Oregon Department of Education, 700 Pringle Parkway S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290 ($4).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.