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Yankow, Henry G.||Nelson, J. H. (Professor of business)||Novak, Ralph S.

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M.S. (Master of Science)

Legacy Department

Department of Business Administration


Electronic data processing--Education


The purpose of this study was to determine the current status of the use of computers in selected public high schools with implications for future usage. A survey questionnaire was prepared and furnished to seven selected public high school districts. All of the school systems have computers. The data received and compiled by the writer dealt with the present uses these school systems were making of computers. The study also dealt with the future plans these seven school systems have for their computers. The following conclusions were reached by the writer. 1. All of the school systems covered by the study use the computer for student scheduling. 2. The computer systems have all been installed within the past four years. 3. In none of the school systems covered was there an actual decrease In the office staff at the time of computer installation. 4. Renting of computers was recommended by all of the school systems, although it is not being done by Case 6. 5. There are unlimited possibilities for future usage of a computer system.


Includes bibliographical references.||Includes illustrations.


ix, 102 pages




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