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Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - Introductory Videos

Pete Self     -       peteself@nesterenkosoftware.com

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Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant Application
     3a. Click to Watch - Brief Overview Video
     3b. Click to Watch - General Use
         3b (i). Click to Watch - Quick - Allocate Sections - This video is also included withinin the 'General Use' video
         3b (ii). Click to Watch - Quick - Create Combined Class - This video is also included within the 'General Use' video
         3b (iii). Click to Watch - Quick - Placeholders - This video is also included within the 'General Use' video

3a. Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant Application - Brief Video - Quick overview of the app:

Click on video to pause and view reports etc. More detailed videos (General Use, etc.) follow.

Click here to view the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - mini brochure.
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3b. Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - 'General Use':

Explanation of various functions and reports. Works through the Sectioning process from beginning to end when final Sectioning decisions are made and would then be ready to build the Timetable.

Video topics include:

0:00 - Intro
0:05 - Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant
0:10 - Used by Staffing/Sectioning Group - typically during March-April
0:20 - Data comes from the Course Request Tally Report
0:40 - Begin a typical process
0:45 - Course Requesta and Sections Allocated Report
1:10 - Department Summary Report - one page snapshot
1:20 - Allocate Course Sections
1:40 - Special function to Allocate 'Estimated Sections'
2:15 - Explanation of Fields and Symbols
2:45 - Combining Courses
3:50 - Brief mention regarding Co-op Courses
3:55 - Adding Placeholders
5:00 - Initialize Values tab - Class Size Maximum Tables
5:15 - Other Reports tab - Two useful reports - One used at beginning of process, and 'Must Haves' report used at the end of the process. One page per Department. Used for communication and feedback with Department Heads.
5:50 - Misc. Analysis Reports tab - not usually used
5:56 - Submittimg tab - not usually used
6:05 - Help tab - Instruction to create the CourseRequestTally.csv file, Extension Code, Documentation
6:20 - Ready to begin Timetabling
6:30 - Brief mention of the Timetable Assistant Application

Click here to view the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - mini brochure.

3b (i). Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - 'Allocate Sections':

Quick, 1-minute video which explains how to Allocate Sections within the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant Application.




Click here to view the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - mini brochure.


3b (ii). Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - 'Create a Combined Class':

Quick, 45-second video which explains how to identify a Combined Class within the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant Application.




Click here to view the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - mini brochure.


3b (iii). Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - 'Creating Placeholders':

Quick, 1 minute video which explains how to create 'Placeholders' within the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant Application.




Click here to view the Course Request Tally and Sectioning Assistant - mini brochure.