ERIC Number: EJ518240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Harnessing New Technologies for Student Tracking.
Borden, Victor M. H.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n87 p55-65 Fall 1995
A discussion of new technologies and strategies for monitoring college student progress identifies four stages of developing information systems: (1) problem definition and systems specification; (2) data extraction and synthesis; (3) data analysis; and (4) dissemination. Some trends in use of data sources, analysis types, tracking capabilities, and results are highlighted. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Information Sources, Information Systems, Institutional Research, Program Development, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis, Student Records, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
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