Publication Date

1965

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

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

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Business Administration

LCSH

Electronic data processing--Education

Abstract

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.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.||Includes illustrations.

Extent

ix, 102 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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