Computers for Educational Administrators: Leadership in the Information Age (Google eBook)

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Intellect Books, 1990 - Education - 160 pages
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Computers now play an important role in the teacher's perspective, this work focuses on the needs of the school administrator. It addresses the competencies needed by a school administrator (principal, superintendent, supervisor), to manage and implement computing activities. Topics covered include: a perspective on the use of computers in education; administrative applications including budgeting, scheduling and guidance, among others; use of applications software; cost/benefits; evaluating hardware and software alternatives; preparing implementation plans; networking and telecommunications; and trends and future developments in administrative computing.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
HOW CAN COMPUTERS HELP?
11
TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS
29
COMPUTERS IN THE CLASSROOM
43
EVALUATING HARDWARE
55
SUCCESSFUL COMPUTER IMPLEMENTATION
71
PLANNING FOR COMPUTERS
85
FINANCING COMPUTERS
99
WELCOME TO P S 1991
127
GLOSSARY
143
FURTHER RESOURCES
151
AUTHOR INDEX
157
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