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Course Overview 


This foundational course introduces the Ed-Fi Technology Suite. Academy students explore the different artifacts provided by Ed-Fi, such as the Operational Data Store (ODS), The Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), and the many supporting tools that together form the Technology Suite. This course includes some technical content but is suitable for all skill levels.

Who Should Enroll

  • Data engineers and technical analysts who use Ed-Fi technology to integrate systems.
  • Technologists who want a detailed understanding of Ed-Fi integration patterns and the available toolset.
  • Anyone who wants a detailed walkthrough of Ed-Fi technology.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, Academy students will:

  • Understand the main components of the Ed-Fi Platform and the many supporting tools available.
  • Understand how data is sent, received, and shared by education technology systems using Ed-Fi.
  • Get hands-on experience creating visualizations of how systems integrate to bring actionable data to decisionmakers.
  • Understand how data can be used once it is flowing through Ed-Fi technology.