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A Registrar Podcast sponsored by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), hosted by Doug McKenna.

A Registrar Podcast sponsored by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), hosted by Doug McKenna.
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United States

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A Registrar Podcast sponsored by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), hosted by Doug McKenna.

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@aacrao

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 10: FERPA in the 21st Century

7/26/2019
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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) was enacted in 1974 in a completely different technological paradigm than we find ourselves in today. What are the ways these technological advances affect how we interpret and apply FERPA? What role should the registrar play at an institution with regard to FERPA training and compliance? Helen Garrett from the University of Washington shares her insights and expertise in this FERPA-focused conversation. Guests: Helen Garrett,...

Duration:00:28:00

Episode 09: User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

7/23/2019
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As the number and types of systems registrars offices interact with or manage has increased, the need for structured user acceptance testing (UAT) has also increased. Understanding the need and creating an extensible, repeatable, collaborative process will go a long way to making your life simpler when the need for testing rolls around (and it will). Guests: Tara Sabbagh, Associate Registrar at American University Paula Palhus, Assistant Registrar at American University Joe Papari,...

Duration:00:36:51

Episode 08: Chosen Name

6/6/2019
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The registrar plays many roles on campus. One of those roles is to advocate for the appropriate representation of a diverse student body and to create an inclusive learning environment where everyone feels comfortable engaging. In this episode, we hear about two institutions’ initiatives to enable students to use a chosen name, declare a gender identity, and select pronouns. Guests: Nicole Kragt, College Registrar at Kalamazoo College Stacey Tidball, Director, Continuity & Compliance |...

Duration:00:45:19

Episode 07: Privacy Principles

5/14/2019
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The United States has sector-specific privacy laws and registrars are (or should be) most familiar with FERPA. But beyond FERPA, there are a set of principles that inform the appropriate use of data. These Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs) are described, discussed, and related back to FERPA in this engaging and conversational episode. Key Takeaways: FERPA is one of several sector-specific laws that exist in the United States that all originate out of the same working group’s...

Duration:00:34:40

Episode 06: Staying Current with Technology

4/11/2019
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In this episode of For the Record, we talk to two people who “get it” when it comes to technology, Tom Black, University Registrar at Johns Hopkins University and Frank Blalark, University Registrar at Duke University. We’ll hear about the changes they’ve experienced over their careers and strategies and approaches they use to stay current with technology. Guests: Tom Black, University Registrar at Johns Hopkins University Frank Blalark, University Registrar at Duke University Key...

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 05: The AACRAO Annual Meeting

3/25/2019
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In this episode of For the Record, we converse with the AACRAO president-elect, past president, and current president to hear their thoughts and reflections on what the AACRAO Annual Meeting has meant to them, what they’ve gained from participating, and words of advice for members who are attending for the first or second time. Guests: Jim Bouse, AACRAO Past President, Associate Registrar for Technology, University of Oregon Tina Falkner, AACRAO President, Director of the Office of...

Duration:00:34:40

Episode 04: Performance Management

3/18/2019
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In this episode of For the Record, we converse with Michelle Frederick and Colin Gerker from American University’s Human Resources Talent Development team to discuss trends in performance management, ways performance management differs from a traditional model of annual performance appraisal, and practical ways to incorporate performance management into your work to improve your team’s outcomes. Guests: Michelle Frederick, Interim Director of Talent Development, Office of Human Resources,...

Duration:00:34:58

Episode 03: A Business Intelligence Primer

3/6/2019
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Technology is driving changes to the work of the registrar and data is the new precious metal. Understanding the registrar’s role as the steward of all student academic data is critical to succeeding in the role in modern higher education. Understanding data stewardship’s place within the business intelligence framework is equally important. This episode provides a primer on business intelligence, with special focus on data governance, data stewardship, and data quality management. Key...

Duration:00:16:14

Episode 02: A History of the Student Record

2/15/2019
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In this episode of For the Record, we converse with Dr. Ethan Hutt from the University of Maryland and learn about the development of the student record and the role higher education (and registrars in particular) had in shaping it into what it is today. Guest: Dr. Ethan Hutt, University of Maryland Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership PhD, Stanford University, 2007 – 2013 MA, Stanford University, 2007 – 2009 BA, Yale University, 2001 –...

Duration:00:36:18

Episode 01: What's a Registrar Anyway?

2/4/2019
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In the first episode of For the Record, we discuss the position of the registrar, its place in higher education’s history, the evolution of the role and the way technology has influenced that evolution, and the many and varied responsibilities registrars are charged with. Key Takeaways: The Registrar is a critical position within higher education institutions; Technology has changed and continues to change both the work that we do and the role that we play at our institutions; Registrars...

Duration:00:14:38

Episode 00: An introduction

1/31/2019
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The introductory episode of For the Record, a registrar podcast sponsored by AACRAO, hosted by Doug McKenna. Learn more about your host, about AACRAO, and the topics that will be covered in upcoming episodes. Key Takeaways: The Registrar is a critical position within higher education institutions; For the Record is going to be amazing; You should subscribe, like, and share links to the podcast. Extra Credit Reading Section: Theolonius Monk – The Life and Times of an American Original,...

Duration:00:05:20