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Developing information systems for schools of the future

  • C. L. Fulmer
  • F. P. Frank
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

This article explores the lack of interface between educators and information systems and highlights the inclusion of teaching and learning variables as key to developing information systems which touch core needs of educators and inform teaching and learning processes. The assumption that more and better training will close the gap between educational need and information system adoption is questioned. The authors argue that information systems will be more readily adopted by educators if systems make teaching and learning variables more central. A model for developing this new generation of information systems is presented.

Keywords

Professional development educational management information technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Fulmer
    • 1
  • F. P. Frank
    • 2
  1. 1.Leadership and Educational Policy StudiesNorthern Illinois UniversityDeKalbUSA
  2. 2.Educational Policy StudiesGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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