Technology



Basic Guide to Electronic Data Exchange
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Basic Guide to Electronic Data Exchange
Table of Contents and Introduction
$35 Members/$50 Non-Members; AACRAO SPEEDE Committee ; 2018; Item #0154
The Basic Guide to Electronic Data Exchange compiles education record electronic data exchange (EDX) related technology tips and resources in one place to help AACRAO members and their institutions understand, analyze, and implement EDX of education records. Institutions that provide electronic transcripts and electronic transcript services throughout various phases of the student life­cycle will improve student satisfaction and benefit from increased efficiency in their operations. Originally published in 2008, this version of the Basic Guide to EDX has been written and updated by past and present AACRAO SPEEDE Com­mittee members to address the most commonly asked questions regarding electronic data exchanges. Both traditional EDI and XML data standards have been covered and additional infor­mation regarding newer popular methods of electronic records exchange, such as PDF and JavaScript Ob­ject Notation (JSON), have been included. Also included are helpful tools for implementing electronic transcripts such as a cost analysis calculator, tips for choosing the appropriate data format, as well as a startup checklist for institutions investigating a move to electronic transcripts and delivery. Institutions will be able to consider a variety of methods for exchanging and de­livering student records that will assist in­stitutions in streamlining the process of elec­tronic data exchanges while increasing security of records as they are transmitted.


Curriculum Management and the Role of the Registrar
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Curriculum Management and the Role of the Registrar
Table of Contents and Introduction
$55 Members/$78 Non-Members; 2016; Item #0145
Also available on: Amazon Kindle
A guide intended to help registrars understand how to help support reasoned and nimble curriculum management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Included are recommendations and examples of how to establish and maintain positive working relationships with academics and other stakeholders; how to say “no” as needed; how to manage processes associated with curriculum management; and how to guide the application of technology. Additional content includes successes and challenges relative to curriculum management in the emerging competency-based education environment and accreditation and assessment considerations.


The SEM Imperative: Taking Enrollment Management Online
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The SEM Imperative: Taking Enrollment Management Online
Table of Contents and Introduction
$60 $36 Members/$80 $48 Non-Members; Craig Westman and Penny Bouman; 2007; Item #0119
The SEM Imperative: Taking Enrollment Management Online challenges enrollment managers to customize electronic media, print material, and telephone customer interactions to create a flexible multi-channel marketing plan. The guide helps institutions communicate with Millennial students who increasingly take initiative by shopping for colleges online and posting their experiences on user-generated content sites like YouTube. Authors Craig Westman of the University of Texas-El Paso and Penny Bouman of Ferris State University promote the proactive of use all relevant media in order to share positive institutional stories with prospective student markets—videos, blogs, chat, video games, Second Life, flexible modes of teaching, and interactive Web sites.


Community Colleges and Student Information Systems Implementation: A Survey on the Registrar's Role
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Community Colleges and Student Information Systems Implementation: A Survey on the Registrar's Role
Table of Contents and Introduction
$35 $21 Members/$50 $30 Non-Members; Sandra Lepley; 2006; Item #0114
Colleges considering a new system implementation should view the statistics on how different strategies can affect the job of the registrar. Drawing conclusions from a national survey of community and technical college registrars,Community Colleges and Student Information Systems Implementation explores differences in job duties and responsibilities as well as role conflict and ambiguity related to different implementation strategies. The author, Sandra Lepley of University of Central Florida examines in-house, outsourced and consortia implementation strategies, and their relation to college demographic characteristics. She offers suggestions for professional development.


Gamers Go to College
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Gamers Go to College
Table of Contents and Introduction
$50 $30 Members/$70 $42 Non-Members; Craig Westman and Penny Bouman; 2006; Item #0112
Gamers Go to College illustrates how Gamers create and demand a convergence of technology in higher education. A subculture of the Millennials, Gamers are noted for their increased use of technology over previous groups of students. The publication's overarching theme highlights the vital role communication plays and the varying venues that are at higher education's disposal in light of the Gamers generation. This publication was authored by Craig Westman and Penny Bouman of Ferris State University.


The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration
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The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration
Table of Contents and Introduction
$95 Members/$130 Non-Members; Barbara Lauren; 2006; Item #0110
The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration is the first comprehensive guide to the registrar's profession to be published in 27 years. Its 35 chapters address a variety of responsibilities, ranging from registration and academic scheduling to detecting credentials fraud and implementing student information systems; preparing for commencement and preparing for accreditation; project management and "Budgeting for Registrars." Other chapters address the work of the registrar in various settings, including small colleges, community colleges, graduate schools, and law, medical and theology schools. The book also contains overviews of FERPA, the Solomon Amendment, and an Appendix of Information Sources on additional compliance matters.


Student Information Systems: A Guide to Implementation Success
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Student Information Systems: A Guide to Implementation Success

$70 $42 Members/$95 $57 Non-Members; Dr. Sharon F. Cramer; 2005; Item #0108
What will expedite the implementation of a student information system? Student Information Systems: A Guide to Implementation Success contains constructive examples and practical suggestions, giving readers a step-by-step approach to improving campus buy-in, communication, collaboration and funding; as well as leading project team members and campus administrators through the critically important realities of a successful implementation or upgrade. The guide can assist everyone on campus involved in the implementation to develop and achieve their short- and long-term goals for student information system implementation.