Computers for Educational Administrators: Leadership in the Information Age
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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