A column represents a certain type of information, such as an e-mail address, birthday or picture that can appear in user records. Column information can also appear in query results and profiles. If column information appears in profiles, you can specify additional options, such as whether users can edit the content or make it public.
There are two types of columns:
- Default: Default columns are based on the IMS Enterprise Information Model, which Blackboard Learning System uses for the exchange of data between IMS-compliant enterprise data systems. For more information, see IMS Enterprise Information Model. You can set the visibility for some default columns.
- Custom: Custom columns are columns you add to store extra information.