Tag Archives: CSR

Maintaining student records

One of the primary responsibilities of the “records officer” is to properly maintain student records.  While that may sound a bit trite, there is actually much more to consider than just transcript data.  First of all, for most of us, there is the question: When do the records move from admissions to the registrar’s office? While there are a multitude of ways to accomplish this, it’s important to identify who is responsible for the data being complete and for correcting any errors. Continue reading

Comprehensive Student Records Project participants convene in Indianapolis

Participants in the Comprehensive Student Records (CSR) Project came together Nov. 28 and 29 in Indianapolis to showcase innovative approaches to expanding the student transcript. The CSR project is focused on developing comprehensive student records that document evidence of student learning and achievement beyond traditional transcripts. Continue reading

What it means to be an “Engaged Scholar in Critical Thinking”

How can student records most accurately reflect student learning?–That’s the question driving the pilot Comprehensive Student Records (CSR) project funded by a grant from Lumina Foundation and spearheaded by AACRAO and NASPA: Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. Continue reading

Comprehensive Student Records Project: A live-streamed event

How can student records most accurately reflect student learning? That’s the question that drove the team behind the one-year Comprehensive Student Record Project underway at twelve AACRAO member institutions. Supported by staff and consultants from AACRAO and NASPA: Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education, and funded by a grant from Lumina Foundation, the project supported the innovative work of institutions developing new ways to document student learning and achievement beyond traditional course names, credits, and grades, including co-curricular activities and other educational experiences. Comprehensive Student Records will be created as digital secure documents and may be a part of or supplemental to the traditional transcripts used to exchange student records today. Continue reading