Improving educational institutions through information technology
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[German title: Bildungseinrichtungen durch Informationstechnologie besser machen]

Tatnall, A. et al. (Hrsg.): Knowledge Management for Educational Innovation. IFIP WG 3.7 7th Conference on Information Technology in Educational Management (ITEM), Hamamatsu, Japan, July 23-26, 2006. Boston: Springer (IFIP International Federation for Information Processing , Vol. 230), 2007. X, 210 p., ISBN: 978-0-387-69310-1 (hkb); ISSN: 1571-5736 (Print) 1861-2288 (Online)

Abstract: This book contains selected papers presented at the seventh Conference on Working Group 3.7 of the Internation Federation for Information Processing. The focus of Working Froup 3.7 is on ITEM: Information Technology in Educational Management. The event toook place in Hamamatsu, Japan, and enabled the exchange of findings and ideas between researchers in educational management and information technology, policy-makers in the field of education, developers of ITEM systems, and vendors. The overall goal of the conference was to demonstrate and explore directions for developing and improving all types of educational institutions through ITEM.
Contributions to this conference hailed from all over the world. The papers in this volume investigate how ITEM can support and improve educational practice at the level of instruction as well as at the institutional level, an analysis of the history of ITEM as a field of study and practice, results of researcdh on how training can promote the implementation of ITEM systems, and theoretical analyses of the conditions under which ITEM will have the strongest impact. Moreover, all sectors of educational systems (from schools to universities) are represented by the various chapters of this book. 

Written for:Researchers and practitioners of information technology in educational management

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