O&L 715 - Information Systems in Educational Management (3)

Examination of the uses of information in the management of educational institutions and issues administrators face in the management of this information, including collection, storage, and dissemination. Focuses on integration and communication of information for decision-making. Includes an introduction to validity and reliability in tests and measurements; use of specific tools, such as school schedulers and student records; and human, technological, and legal issues in sharing information. Students will work in teams to develop hands-on projects. Any student taking this course must have the ability to use any personal computer for work processing or other tasks.