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Core Data Academic Terms

Overview Importing This File
Video Explaining This File Products That Use This File
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The Academic Terms import, is used to create the structure of a campuses annual schedule within the Campus Lab’s products.  Academic Terms will be used on the Course Evaluations and Outcomes interface for filtering course sections when creating administrations or searching for course sections.  They are also used to define reporting parameters. 

Video Explaining the Academic Terms File


Important Information About Populating This File

  • The Terms import is hierarchical.  This is achieved in the import by populating the "ParentIdentifier" column, with the "TermIdentifier" of the parent term that the part of term(or child term) record falls within.  The part of term should have begin and end dates that fall within the dates of the parent term.

Important Information About Importing This File

  • Academic Terms must be imported before course section data is imported.
  • Once an Academic Term is created it cannot be deleted.  It is important to have your file as accurate as possible before it is imported.
  • The Name, BeginDate, EndDate, ParentIdentifier and Type of an Academic Term can be updated by importing an updated file with the new information.

Products That Use Academic Terms

Product Required Optional Not Applicable
Baseline - Rubrics     2000px-Checkmark_black.png
Beacon   2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png   
Course Evaluations 2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png    
Engage     2000px-Checkmark_black.png
Insight   2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png   
Outcomes 2000px-Checkmark_green.svg.png    
Planning     2000px-Checkmark_black.png


Requirements for populating this file can be found in the Core Data Dictionary.

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