IPEDS Data and Benchmarking Workshop
Wednesday, June 15th • 09.00 AM – 05.00 PM
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA) are co-hosting a one-day IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with the 2016 NASPA Assessment & Persistence Conference. Funding is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
IPEDS Workshop Highlights
- Scheduled in conjunction with the 2016 NASPA Assessment & Persistence Conference.
- 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on June 15, 2016 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, OR
- Six hours of instruction (demonstrations, discussions, PowerPoint presentations, and hands-on computer based training exercises) divided into two 3 hour segments
- Provided at no charge to participants
Workshop Content Description
IPEDS Data as the Public Face of an Institution aises the level of awareness among higher education professionals about the importance of accuracy and consistency in data reported to IPEDS. Examples of real IPEDS data used in the public domain will be incorporated, enabling participants to understand how IPEDS data are used by governmental and non-governmental entities. This module includes presentations, discussions, exercises and demonstrations utilizing IPEDS data tools and resources.
IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness is designed for participants with little to no experience in the area of conducting benchmarking studies or with the IPEDS Data Center. This module introduces the fundamentals of creating benchmarks to measure institutional effectiveness. The module provides an overview of the types of comparison groups that can be constructed using IPEDS data, with examples of appropriate use. Participants will use actual data from the IPEDS Surveys, Data Feedback Reports, and the Data Center. Exercises and resources will demonstrate processes to establish key performance indicators and identify variables to refine comparison groups.
Note: Participants are required to bring a MAC or PC laptop with wireless capability and Microsoft Excel.
IPEDS Workshop Online Registration
This workshop is limited to 45 participants and workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted. For additional information and to request a seat, please register online here.
Phone: 850-385-4155 x202