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Nesterenko Software Apps - Notes, Recent Changes etc.

Pete Self     -       peteself@nesterenkosoftware.com
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Listed below are various recent notes and changes to any of the Nesterenko Software apps.
eg. New functions, new reports, notable changes etc.

Scroll through the info below... Click on any report to view larger version.
FYI - Currently developing a 'Web' version of the Timetable Assistant Application. Experimental at this point.
Experimental 'Web' Version of the Timetable Assistant Application


Aug 2018 - OnCall Assistant App - A few improvements for 2018-19
OnCall Assistant Changes 2018-19
OnCall Assistant Changes 2018-19

Aug 2018 - Timetable Assistant App - New 'Selective' Master Schedule Reports - Can enter 1st char or course code, or 5th, or 6th
Selective Master Schedule Reports . Selective Master Schedule Reports

Selective Master Schedule Reports . Selective Master Schedule Reports

Selective Master Schedule Reports . Selective Master Schedule Reports

Mar 2018 - Timetable Assistant App - Two new tabs on Main Menu - 'All Mast Sched Rpts' and 'All Other Rpts'
These two tabs contain a comprehensive list of all reports contained within the app on the various tabs.

'All Mast Sched Rpts' tab - comprehensive list of all Master Schedule Reports
AllMasterScheduleReportsTab


'All Other Rpts' tab - comprehensive list of all other various reports within the app.
AllOtherReportsTab

May 2017 - Timetable Assistant App - New Master Schedule Report which displays Section Size Percent (SectionSize/ClassMax+Flex*100%)
This shows the Course, Section, # Students and the Percent Full    eg. MPM1D1-02 23 79% (23 students in this section; 79% of Max+Flex 29)
(Click on report to view larger version.)
MasterSchedule

May 2017 - Timetable Assistant App - New Master Schedule Simulated Load Report which displays Simulated Load Class Size as a Percent of the # Requests for that Course. (SectionSize/#RequestsForCourseCode*100%) or if Multi-Section (TotalSizeAllSections/#RequestsForCourseCode*100%)
- If Single-Section displays (SectionSize)/(#RequestsForCourseCode) * 100%;
     eg. ATC1O8-01 27 96% (27 students in this section; 96% of students requesting were loaded - 27 of 29)
- If Multi-Section displays (TotalSizeAllSections)/(#RequestsForCourseCode) * 100%
     eg. CGC1P1-04 17 96% (17 students in this section; 96% of students requesting CGD1P1 were loaded)
- If Combined (Stacked) Class, the Load Percent for each CourseCode within the Combined Class is calculated individually.
(Click on report to view larger version.)
MasterSchedule
May 2016 - Change which provides more useable screen space - hide the MS Office 'Ribbon' at top of screen.
This eliminates the MS Office Ribbon and provides more space on the computer screen for the application.
User can display the MS Office Ribbon, if desired, by clicking on the Show/Hide 'Ribbon' button provided on the Main tab and the Help Tab. This is a toggle button which will display or hide the ribbon.
When the Ribbon is not displayed, to Close a report, while viewing the report, right-click and select 'Close'.
When the Ribbon is not displayed, to Print a report, while viewing the report, right-click and select 'Print'.


May 2016 - Timetable Assistant App - New Report - Master Schedule by Pathway Report - similar to Master Schedule by Department Report - This report displays a separate page for each Pathway (5th Character of Course Code) eg. 'C' (College) on separate page, D (Academic) on separate page etc.
MasterSchedule


2015 - Scheduled Sections - not used by many but this allows users to quickly view the 'Scheduled Sections' in a Master Schedule Report, without 'Transferring To Master'
MasterSchedule


2015 - Available Seats Report This is a Master Schedule Report but with the number of seats avaiable rather than the number of students currently in the class.
MasterSchedule
Master Schedule Available Seats Report - Academic Courses Only      - Could also do Selective Import to view only Available Seats in Academic courses, for instance
Master Schedule Available Seats Report - Science Courses Only      - Could also do Selective Import to view only Available Seats in Science courses, for instance
Note - Also added Available Seats column to reports in the Course Request Tally/Sectioning Assistant application.


2015 - Capacity Report This is a Master Schedule Report but with the Class Maximum displayed for each class rather than the number of students currently in the class.
MasterSchedule


Courses Exceeding Maximum by Teacher Report
Courses Exceeding Maximum by Teacher Report      - Has always existed. Many users didn't realize. SomeBoards use this for analyzing/resolving Collective Bargaining Agreement Teacher workload issues.


Include the Teacher name on the 'Master Schedule by Department Report'
Master Schedule by Department Report showing Teacher Name       - New for 2014. One version without Teacher name. One version with Teacher name.


International Languages - LWSBD etc. - now placed in proper grade.
Sample Master Schedule Report       - Notice LWSBD1-01 Semester 2 Period 2 is placed in Grade 10


# Credits ('Lines') by Block
Classroom Sections by Semester, Block Report      - This report has always existed. Some users disn't realize.
Classroom Sections by Department Report       - This report has always existed. Some users disn't realize.