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New Directions for Institutional Research

1999 Volume 103, Number

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The Impact of Technology on Users and the Workplace

    Susy S. Chan

    Identifies four trends in corporate information technology and applies them to the academic workplace and institutional research. Trends are (1) knowledge management, (2) enterprise resource... More

    pp. 3-21

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  2. Accountability, Technology, and External Access to Information: Implications for IR

    Joan Wells, Elizabeth Silk & David Torres

    Addresses the dual impact of advancing information technology and increasing demands for institutional accountability, which have brought new challenges to college/university offices of... More

    pp. 23-39

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  3. The Webs We Weave: The Dynamic IR Office

    Schaefer & Tod Massa

    Two case studies illustrate how institutional researchers have harnessed new information technologies to streamline office functions. At Illinois Institute of Technology, the World Wide Web... More

    pp. 41-60

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  4. The Impact of Distance Education on Institutional Research

    Trudy Bers

    Describes how distance education has begun to influence the environment for conducting research about institutions, student assessment, and strategic planning, and identifies challenges. Also... More

    pp. 61-78

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  5. The Future IR Office

    Liz Sanders

    Discusses three emerging trends on the affect of information technology on institutional research (IR), examining the following: information technology as a catalyst for change; pressures of access... More

    pp. 79-95

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