Student Characteristics

Resources to help explain data and metrics about students' characteristics such as demographics, prior learning, and financial aid.

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Next Level Disaggregation: Examining Program-Level Information, Additional Student Characteristics, and Labor Market Data

Equity, Local Planning, Program Review, Understanding Data

This 15-page guide introduces community college deans, directors, department chairs, and college researchers to a data dashboard that can help to deepen program review and program planning...

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Detailed Guide

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Are There Similar Programs in the Region?

Local Planning, Program Development, Regional Planning

Two page guide, with screenshots, summarizing how to determine whether other colleges have similar programs in specific regions.

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Brief

545 views
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Identifying Which Codes are Assigned to Programs

Understanding Data

Seven-page guide, with screenshots, explaining how to determine which TOP codes were assigned to specific courses and awards. This information can help colleges evaluate whether their TOP code...

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Brief

438 views
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Need Program-Level Information on Equity Gaps?

Equity, Local Planning, Program Review

Find out how the LaunchBoard can help you get a better understanding of student characteristics and outcomes, and where programs have equity gaps related to completion and transfer.

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Short Video

642 views
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Using Perkins Reports to Find Program TOP Codes

Understanding Data

Instructions and screen shots that show how to use the Perkins reports posted on the Chancellor’s Office website to get an understanding of which TOP codes have been assigned to college CTE...

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Detailed Guide

406 views
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Understanding TOP Codes - Infographic

Understanding Data

Infographic that explains how TOP codes are assigned and common problems in using TOP codes to view program outcomes.

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Infographic

447 views
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What to Know Before Changing Program and Course Codes

Accreditation, Equity, Local Planning, Program Review, Understanding Data

This infographic explains what you need to consider, related to students, funding, college planning, and accountability reporting, when you change codes such as TOP, SAM, and CIP.

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Infographic

426 views
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Starting a New Program?

Local Planning, Program Development, Regional Planning

Find out how the LaunchBoard can help you get a better understanding of program offerings within your region, so that you can better coordinate with other colleges.

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Short Video

445 views