ERIC Number: ED489798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Student Information Systems: A Guide to Implementation Success
Cramer, Sharon F.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
What will expedite the implementation of a student information system? This document contains constructive examples and practical suggestions, giving readers a step-by-step approach to improving campus buy-in, communication, collaboration and funding; as well as leading project team members and campus administrators through the critically important realities of a successful implementation or upgrade. The guide can assist everyone on campus involved in the implementation to develop and achieve their short- and long-term goals for student information system implementation. Chapters in this guide include: (1) Overview of Student Information System Implementation Issues and Results of Associated AACRAO Survey; (2) Getting on the Same Page: Collaborating on Project Implementations; (3) Who's in Charge? Leading the Implementation from the Air and on the Ground; (4) The Change Magnet: Pushing toward and away from New Actions on Campus; (5) Establishing Campus Buy-In via Training, and Communication; (6) Teams and Implementations: Establishing the Working Group to Accomplish Implementation Tasks; and (7) Is What Is Important to Me Important to You? What Helps Us Better Understand Our Differences? Student Information System Research Findings.
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Administration, Information Systems, Cooperative Planning, Teamwork, Program Implementation, Student Records, Interpersonal Communication, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.