Combining National Datasets for Institutional Use

Numerous national datasets are available to the higher education community and are a significant resource to leverage. This webinar is geared for the practitioner who seeks to gain new insights by combining national datasets and highlights ways to marry lesser-used and widely-used datasets, as illuminated by case studies. Suggestions for sharing results with stakeholders, including institutional leaders, are provided. 

Recorded July 26, 2018


Kristina Powers, K Powers Consulting


Recordings of this 2018 webinar are available for 30 days from time​ of purchase. After purchase, return to this page to access your course through "My Learning Login" above. (The webinar will appear in My Learning within 24 hours.) 


$75 for members​, $95 for non-members.​​  ​

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this webinar, participants will:

  • Understand the purposes of national data sets like the National Student Clearinghouse public data and the U.S. Department of Education Cohort Default Rate data.

  • Understand how to use these national data sets to calculate metrics like cohort default rates and student salaries.

  • Be able to use these national data sets to conduct benchmarking studies for their institutions.


If you have questions about registering for the presentation, please contact Gerald Williams at or (850) 404-0001. If you have questions about webinar content, please contact Elaine Cappellino at or (850) 391-6661.

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