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'Data Accuracy and Impact' open forum for staff

All staff are invited to the fourth Student Data Processes Group Open Forum. 

Topic: Data Accuracy and impact 

Led by: Jo Hughes, Planning Office

When: Friday 19 November 2010, 3 - 5 pm in MB204


Data recorded in SITS has enormous impact on the funding received by the University, its League Table positions, and distribution of funding between Schools.

Jo Hughes will explain how Aston’s data is reported and used externally by Government departments and the press, for example; and why accurate and timely maintenance of the data is so important to the University.

There will be a workshop on new guidance around student “completion”, and what impact this may have on the University’s student administration processes.

Agenda

3.00 - 3.05    Welcome and Introduction

3.05 - 3.45    Jo Hughes: The data journey and forward use

3.45 - 4.05    Questions and refreshments     

4.05 - 3.45    Workshop on module completion rules - worked examples

3.45 - 5.00    Final questions and conclusion

If you would like to attend please reply to: y.caesar@aston.ac.uk by Monday 15 November 2010. 

Words by Dr Roy Smith

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