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ERIC Number: ED560921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The ABCs of Data Dictionaries
Gould, Tate; Nicholas, Amy; Blandford, William; Ruggiero, Tony; Peters, Mary; Thayer, Sara
Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)
This overview of the basic components of a data dictionary is designed to educate and inform IDEA Part C and Part B 619 state staff about the purpose and benefits of having up-to-date data dictionaries for their data systems. This report discusses the following topics: (1) What Is a Data Dictionary?; (2) Why Is a Data Dictionary Needed and How Can It Help?; (3) What Are the Essential Components of a Data Dictionary?; and (4) How Can a Data Dictionary Be Maintained and Enhanced?
Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy). 333 Ravenswood Avenue BS 140, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Tel: 650-859-3881; e-mail: dasycenter@sri.com; Web site: http://dasycenter.org/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C
Grant or Contract Numbers: H373Z120002