Element Name

November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on Element Name»


Definition: Element Name is the unique name by which the element is commonly known. Encourage use of full titles for data elements, avoiding acronyms and abbreviations so that the entries serve as a data dictionary.

What This Means: A term that is functional for users of ESP’s metadata dictionary tool, called DataSpecs. DataSpecs is used when developing an education agency’s data dictionary.


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