In this unit, you start looking more closely at data and making assessments regarding its perceived level of usefulness to your own research endeavors.
For the first part of the assignment, go to the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) at the link below (bookmark this page; you will be going here a lot throughout the course).
National Center for Education Statistics. (n.d.). Statistical standards program. Retrieved from https://nces.ed.gov/statprog/
From the left-hand menu options, review the material and answer the following question.
In your review of the NCES Statistical Standards, what evidence do you see that the data acquired is reliable and valid; that is, which standards suggest that reliability and validity are priorities?
Next, go to the IPEDS Report Your Data page from the link below.
National Center for Education Statistics. (n.d.). Report your data. Retrieved from h