Contribute to your institution’s data-driven strategies with this FREE workshop

IPEDS Data as the Public Face of an Institution. Ensure that your institution’s data is correct. This workshop stresses the importance of accuracy and consistency in data reported to IPEDS. Examples of real IPEDS data used in the public domain are incorporated, enabling participants to understand the role of governmental and non-governmental entities in IPEDS reporting. The workshop includes presentations, discussions, exercises, and demonstrations using IPEDS data tools and resources.

Afternoon workshop content:

IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness. Learn how to use IPEDS data to evaluate your institution against appropriate peers. This workshop introduces the fundamentals of benchmarking as a measure of institutional effectiveness. It is designed for individuals with little to no experience in benchmarking studies. Participants use data from the IPEDS Surveys, Data Feedback Reports, and the “Use of Data” section of the NCES website to learn about the types of comparison groups that can be constructed. Exercises demonstrate establishment of key performance indicators (KPIs) and identification of variables to refine comparison groups.


Details: July 9, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sheraton, New Orleans, LA

Interested Participants can register for the FREE workshop alone, or combine it with the AACRAO Technology & Transfer Conference to maximize their professional development experience–but SPACE IS LIMITED. Register now.

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers(AACRAO) are co-hosting an IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with AACRAO’s Technology & Transfer Conference. Funding for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).