Course Description

This module provides an introduction to administrative data – what it is and how it can be used to inform decisions and reach conclusions through research. It also covers some of the basic research tools available for working with administrative data, introducing learners to data sets, research questions, and models for continuous improvement.

Learner Outcomes

  • Define administrative data and articulate its significance in decision-making and research.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use administrative data to inform decisions and draw research-based conclusions.
  • Identify and utilize basic research tools for working with administrative data.
  • Explore and evaluate different administrative data sets, considering their relevance and suitability for specific research purposes.
  • Effectively communicate findings and insights derived from administrative data analysis, both orally and in writing.
  • Apply problem-solving techniques to address challenges encountered in working with administrative data.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the potential impact of administrative data use on individuals and organizations, and make informed ethical choices.



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Making Informed Decisions with Administrative Data
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