ERIC Number: EJ518237
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Arizona State University: Student Tracking in a University System.
Porter, John D.; Gebel, Melinda A.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n87 p21-30 Fall 1995
Arizona State University has created longitudinal student files capable of tracking each student's curricular and financial aid history from entry until graduation. The structure of the files, their creation and maintenance, and their evolution over the years are described. Uses of the files to conduct different kinds of studies to inform institutional management are also examined. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Information Systems, Institutional Research, Longitudinal Studies, Management Information Systems, Program Descriptions, Research Methodology, Student Financial Aid, Student Records, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
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