ERIC Number: ED392341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Realizing the Potential of Information Resources: Information, Technology, and Services. Track 7: Professional Development.
CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Eight papers are presented from the 1995 CAUSE conference track on professional development issues faced by managers of information technology at colleges and universities. The papers include: (1) "Developing as Information Technology Professionals: Profiles and Practices" (Diane Balestri and Ruth Sabean), which discusses professional development in the Office of Instructional Development at the University of California-Los Angeles; (2) "Developing and Maintaining a World-Class IT Staff" (Elizabeth A. Murphy), which focuses on the development of a skills matrix to assess job performance and professional development; (3) "After IT Restructuring: What's Next?" (Susy S. Chan), which examines information technology restructuring at DePaul University; (4) "Transitioning the Organization: A View from the Inside" (Dean F. Duncan and Mary McMahon), on the merging of computing services and the library at Gettysburg College (Pennsylvania) into an Information Resources division; (5) "Something New! A Bachelor's Degree in Information Studies" (Gene T. Sherron) which describes program development at Florida State University; (6) "Taking Time to Train Students" (Jerry Martin), which presents techniques for the training of student support staff; (7) "Team Teaching the Internet: The University of Arizona Experience" (Ann Eagan and Louise Greenfield); and (8) "Supporting Information Technology--The Evolution of A Model" (Norbert Reidl and Andrew Zafiropoulos), which reports on the development of a help desk to serve students and staff at Victoria University of Technology (Australia). Some papers contain references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Colleges, Computer Networks, Educational Change, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Scientists, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet, Professional Development, Staff Development, Staff Role, Technological Advancement, Universities
CAUSE Exchange Library, 4840 Pearl East Circle, Suite 302E, Boulder, CO 80303 (individual papers available to CAUSE members at cost of reproduction).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.