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ERIC Number: ED560733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 565
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
2008/12 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/12). Data File Documentation. NCES 2015-141
Cominole, Melissa; Shepherd, Bryan; Siegel, Peter
National Center for Education Statistics
This publication describes the methods and procedures used in the 2008/12 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/12). These graduates, who completed the requirements for a bachelor's degree during the 2007-08 academic year, were first interviewed as part of the 2008 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08), and then followed up in 2009 as part of B&B:08/09. B&B:08/12 is the second follow-up interview of this cohort. This report details the methodology and outcomes of the B&B:08/12 student interview data collection and administrative records matching. Appendixes include: (1) Technical Review Panel; (2) Data Elements; (3) Field Test Report; (4) Data Collection Methods; (5) Training Materials; (6) Facsimiles; (7) Imputations; (8) Analysis Variables; (9) Design Effects; and (10) Nonresponse Bias Analysis.
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED); RTI International
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (NCES)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: ED-05-CO-0033