Information Technology in Educational Management

Author: Ben-Zion Barta
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387348395
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Educational institutions in which administrators, managers and teachers will be working in the late 1990's will be far different from those oftoday. Schools, which until recently were lagging behind in the implementation of information technology (IT) in their administration and management, are now attempting to close the gap. A massive and rapid computerization process in schools, school districts and throughout the other Ievels of the educational system, including universities, has made computers an integral part of the educational management scene. A computer on the desk of every educational management statT might become a reality in the near future. The term "IT" includes three main components: hardware, software - mainly management information systems (MIS)/decision support systems (DSS) and human factors. Presently, successful implementation depends on adequate software and on human factors. MIS/DSSs are being implemented with the aim of providing meaningful support for school employees in their daily activities, and to improve their performance, etfectiveness and efficiency. Much like at universities, usable and accessible school databases are being established, encompassing data on students, teachers, employees, classrooms, grade Ievels, courses, student achievements and behavior, school space, curriculum, finance, inventory, transportation, etc.

Managing Information Technology in Secondary Schools

Author: Roger Crawford
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9780415107358
Format: PDF
Download Now
The widespread introduction of information technology has had a huge impact throughout the secondary school, yet many schools still encounter problems in that IT is both a subject in itself and also a cross-curriculum skill. Moreover, it can be difficult to achieve the necessary balance between what is desirable and what is practical when faced with limited finance and staff skills and knowledge. The book also includes a useful glossary of technical terms. It also provides helpful activities which can be used for staff training. By examining IT from a whole school perspective, this book gives guidance to managers and governors on how to formulate a whole school policy for IT, and how to develop strategies for managing IT effectively. An important aspect of this is how to provide equality of access to IT through the organization of curriculum and resources.

Information Technology and Managing Quality Education

Author: Arthur Tatnall
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642197159
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 9th IFIP WG 3.7 Conference on Information Technology in Educational Management, ITEM 2010, held in Kasane, Botswana, in July 2010. The 22 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected. The papers cover a wide range of topics addressing the utilization of ICT at different levels of education from primary education to higher education, such as identifying and satisfying learning needs, strategical management, school management information systems, open source software, and the relationship between ICT and organizational performance.

Managing Information Technology in Schools

Author: Roger Crawford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134842287
Format: PDF
Download Now
All schools should have a whole-school policy for the effective use of information technology across all subjects. This book, aimed principally at secondary schools, is designed to help schools devise and implement an IT policy. Chapters cover: management of the IT curriculum assessment, recording and reporting organisation of hardware and software resources security, health and safety issues the impact of various models of the IT curriculum new GCSE IT syllabuses use of the Internet With details of training activities that are suitable for INSET, and for use in teacher training, this book will heighten awareness of IT issues. It will be useful to all those involved in the management and use of IT in secondary schools, particularly IT coordinators, student teachers and advisers. It will also help governors and senior managers who are concerned that the organization of IT should be effective and efficient.

Information Technology and Organizational Learning

Author: Arthur M. Langer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498775755
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
Focusing on the critical role IT plays in organizational development, the book shows how to employ action learning to improve the competitiveness of an organization. Defining the current IT problem from an operational and strategic perspective, it presents a collection of case studies that illustrate key learning issues. It details a dynamic model for effective IT management through adaptive learning techniques--supplying proven educational theories and practices to foster the required changes in your staff. It examines existing organizational learning theories and the historical problems that occurred with companies that have used them, as well as those that have failed to use them.

Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy

Author: Information Resources Management Association. International Conference
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781930708075
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
Today, opportunities and challenges of available technology can be utilized as strategic and tactical resources for your organization. Conversely, failure to be current on the latest trends and issues of IT can lead to ineffective and inefficient management of IT resources. Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy is a valuable collection of papers that presents IT management perspectives from professionals around the world. The papers introduce new ideas, refine old ones and possess interesting scenarios to help the reader develop company-sensitive management strategies.

Managing Technology in Higher Education

Author: A. W. Bates
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470584726
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
This book deals with the escalation of technology for teaching. The aimed at senior academic administrators who want to integrate communications technologies within coleges and nuiversities. The book 'argues for a radical new approach' 'focused on cost-effectiveness'. One of the subjects touched upon is holistic non-linear management.

Information Technology in Educational Management for the Schools of the Future

Author: A. Fung
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 038735090X
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
This book is for both specialist and generalist. For Information Technology (IT) and Educational Management (EM) researchers, it brings together the latest information and analysis of ITEM projects in eleven countries. But the issues raised by this collection of papers are so important for schools, school systems and the future of education that it is essential reading not only for researchers but also for teachers, administrators and all concerned with the planning and governance of our education systems. New technologies may improve our lives in two ways: by enabling us to do things better (accomplishing what we do already more efficiently) and by enabling us to do better things (accomplishing new things that we were not able to do before). Sometimes "doing things better" merges into "doing better things". Thus in the 19th century the coming of the railway enabled our forbears to accomplish their existing journies in less time and in greater comfort. But it also opened up the prospect of new journies to more distant places, and led ultimately to far-reaching changes in lifestyles in new, commuter settlements far from the old city centres. So it is in the present day with Information Technology in Educational Management. Some of the papers in this volume focus on specialist tasks, for example how to develop a computer-based decision-support system to help those drawing up school timetables. Others address situations in which the power of the technology offers us the potential to change radically what we do.

IT and Organizational Learning

Author: Arthur M. Langer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780415948364
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
This book is designed to help business and individual managers understand and cope with the many issues involved in developing learning organizations and integrating an important component: their IT organizations. The book provides a combination of research case studies and existing theories on organizational learning in the workplace, to provide researchers and corporate practitioners tools to incorporate a growing information technology infrastructure with their existing workforce culture.

Managing Machines

Author: Chris Bigum
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 9780949823526
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
Produced for units EAE433 and EAE633 offered by the Faculty of Education in Deakin University's Open Campus Program.