Annual Data Collections / Reports - Documentation and Support Resources 

Data Manuals and Reports

Annual Data Collection Cycle

Visit Annual Cycle for Creation / Approval of Data Manuals page for description of PESB annual data collection cycle timelines and process expectations.

Data Manual Documentation

Link to 2014-2015 Data Manuals

Check the PESB Data Manuals webpage for current and previous year data manuals, as well as access to archived versions of the documentation.

See also Frequently Asked Data Questions for technical changes / updates.

2014 Annual Report Documentation

Link to 2014 Report Guidance (download .pdfdownload .docx)

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Annual Report Supporting Documents

Includes assessment report data dictionaries and sample files (if available), data tables used in B and E reports, etc.

Documentation Review / Revision Project

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Data Displays for Review

PESB Annual Report

Data from the annual reports are included in the PESB Data and Research site.

Anomaly Reports

Programs are encouraged to review this data for anomalies - is there an explanation for them? - and make corrections and resubmit reports if any are discovered. Anomalies might include

    • spikes (either up or down) in data year to year
    • data values that are outliers in a particular data set
    • data that is dramatically different from peer institutions


Data Project Communications 

This page connects to information updating data project documentation, meeting schedules, and  other communications related to data collection and reporting.

Summary of Data Systems Interviews 

This page contains ideas and feedback for programs reviewing and revising their data systems from their professional peers. From September 19, 2014, presentation to PESB at their regular meeting.

Technical Assistance

Data Collections / Report Technical Assistance 

This page describes data collection and reporting technical assistance resources.    

Program faculty and staff with questions about the annual data collection and reporting cycle should direct those questions to Data Administrators for their program. 

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