Assessment Update

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Scope

The Assessment Update collection includes issues of the Office of Institutional Research's quarterly newsletter. Electronic issues of Assessment Update are collected and described for inclusion in AUC's Digital Archive and Research Repository (DAR Repository). [1] Members of the Office of Institutional Research may submit items to this collection. All files and metadata are reviewed by the University Records Manager.

Provenance

The Assessment Update collection was created in June 2012. Collection and description of electronic issues of Assessment Update is an ongoing project managed by the Records Management unit of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library. The collection is publicly accessible in the Digital Archive and Research Repository.

Metadata

The following table instructs staff from the Office of Institutional Research on how to enter descriptive information about issues of Assessment Update. Some fields in the item submission template are not included in these instructions, and should be left blank.

Label Element Hint Scope Note Example Controlled Vocabulary Required
Title dc.title Enter the title. Capitalize the first word of the title, and enter in lowercase all other words expect proper nouns.
  • Transcribe the title directly from the item cover.
  • Insert comma (,) and follow with the year and month the newsletter was published, as stated at the top left corner of page one.
Assessment update, 2011 February
Contributor dc.contributor.office Indicate the administrative office or academic department responsible for the creation of the document.
  • Assessment Update is created by the Office of Institutional Research.
  • Select this office from the drop-down menu.
Institutional Research
Abstract dc.description.abstract Enter the abstract copied or transcribed directly from this item.
  • Enter the abstract or similar information (introduction, overview, scope, etc.) as transcribed directly from the resource.
  • Copy the first paragraph of the first story.
Last Spring, AUC participated for the first time in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey, developed and administered by Indiana University’s Center for Post-secondary Research, collects information annually from groups of first-year and senior students at colleges and universities in the US and in several other countries about the nature and quality of their undergraduate experience.
Description dc.description Enter additional descriptive information about the document not included in the abstract.
  • Descriptive information is already entered.
Issue of the quarterly newsletter of the Office of Institutional Research at the American University in Cairo.
Keyword dc.subject Enter keywords or tags that describe the topic of this item.
  • Some keywords are already supplied by the Records Manager.
  • Supply additional keywords based on the topics covered in the newsletter.
  • Keywords are verified or edited by the Records Manager to refer to Library of Congress Authorities. [2]
  • Journalism--Study and teaching (Internship)
  • American University in Cairo--Faculty--Job satisfaction
  • American University in Cairo--Food service--Public opinion
Date Created dc.date.created Enter the date on which work was completed.
  • Type the year that the issue was published
  • Select the month that the issue was published from the drop-down menu.
2011-02
Type dc.type Indicate the general content type your work. Select all that apply.
  • Assessment Update is a work of text.
  • Select this type from the drop-down menu.
Text
Format dc.format.extent Enter the number of pages when applicable, in ### p. format. End p with a period.
  • Enter the total number of pages in the newsletter.
4 p.
Medium dc.format.medium Select the medium.
  • Assessment Update is a newsletter.
  • Select this medium from the drop-down menu.
Newsletter or newsletter articles
Language dc.language.iso Select all languages that apply.
  • Assessment Update is published in English
  • Select this language from the drop-down menu.
English
Rights dc.rights.license Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
  • This text is automatically entered.
Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.
Copyright Date dc.date.copyrighted Enter the copyright date.
  • Date of copyright is the year published, found on the top left corner of the first page.
2011
Publisher dc.publisher Enter the name of the publisher.
  • Assessment Update is published by the American University in Cairo.
American University in Cairo
Place of Publication rft.place Enter the place of publication.
  • Assessment Update is published in New Cairo.
New Cairo
Volume rft.volume Enter the volume number.
  • Volume number is featured under the date on the top left corner of the first page.
1
Issue rft.issue Enter the issue number.
  • Issue number is featured under the date on the top left corner of the first page.
1

Controlled Vocabularies

Administrative Office

Displayed Value Stored Value
Institutional Research American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research

Type

Displayed Value Stored Value
Text Text

Medium

Displayed Value Stored Value
Newsletter or newsletter articles newsletters

Language

Displayed Value Stored Value
English en

Collection Settings

Copyright

<p>Copyright, American University in Cairo. All rights reserved.</p>

License

I hereby certify that this document is the property of the American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo retains all ownership rights to the copyright of this document.

References

  1. Digital Archive and Research Repository
  2. Library of Congress Authorities
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