Accession Number:

AD0640653

Title:

THE DESIGN OF A MAN-MACHINE COUNSELING SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note:

Professional paper,

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Report Date:

1966-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The counseling operations at a large senior high school and a large junior high school in the Los Angeles School District were analyzed. The counselors at the schools and the System Development Corporation research team formulated a plan for using the computer to handle the major information processing tasks in the counseling operation. Plans include storage of all student data in the computer for easy processing and retrieval tracking of students through their school progress by the computer to identify counseling problems automated on-line generation and application of multiple prediction formulas automated scheduling and automated generation of reports and automated interviews to help students in the areas of course programming, post-high-school educational planning, and vocational exploration. Initial work on the computer programs is in progress. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE