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*SAM V2 is a relational database application, and as such, an understanding of the [[SAM V2:Terminology | database terms and concepts]] is essential
 
*SAM V2 is a relational database application, and as such, an understanding of the [[SAM V2:Terminology | database terms and concepts]] is essential
  
==Terminology==
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==='''Instant Access to the Information You Need'''===
  
SAM V2 is a relational database application, and as such, an understanding of the following database terms and concepts is essential:
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* Use SAM V2 to organize, sort, and find student information from individual files to large data sets
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* When asked, you will have disability information, student accommodations, case note history, and contact information right at hand
  
* [[Wikipedia:Application_software|Application]]
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==='''Report and Communicate All Your Information'''===
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* [[Wikipedia:Record_%28database%29|Record]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Field_%28computer_science%29|Field]]
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* [[Wikipedia:View_%28database%29|Report or View]]
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==Access==
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* Transform data by choosing from a host of pre-defined report templates
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* Create your own reports using MySQL
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* SAM V2 offers a sophisticated '''Find''' feature that allows you to filter data by multiple fields
  
===Demo===
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==='''Built-in Network Sharing and Permissions'''===
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* Sam V2 users can access the same student file simultaneously
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* SAM V2 offers levels of access [[SAM V2:Permissions | permission]] so you can determine what your users can do and see
  
[https://www.uga.edu/amac/samv2 Log in to the SAM V2 Demo].
 
  
 
===Login and Password===
 
===Login and Password===

Revision as of 14:24, 8 October 2008

Student Accommodations Manager Version 2 (SAM V2)

The Student Accommodations Manager Version 2 (SAM V2) is an easy-to-use database software that helps postsecondary Disability Service Providers manage student data, accommodaitons, exams, forms, letters, reports, and more.


Log in to the SAM V2 Demo


SAM V2 allows disability service providers to manage and report on:

Getting Started

  • The Disability Service Provider needs to identify a campus Information Technology (IT) Professional who will oversee the installation of SAM V2 and manage persmissions and implementation

Instant Access to the Information You Need

  • Use SAM V2 to organize, sort, and find student information from individual files to large data sets
  • When asked, you will have disability information, student accommodations, case note history, and contact information right at hand

Report and Communicate All Your Information

  • Transform data by choosing from a host of pre-defined report templates
  • Create your own reports using MySQL
  • SAM V2 offers a sophisticated Find feature that allows you to filter data by multiple fields

Built-in Network Sharing and Permissions

  • Sam V2 users can access the same student file simultaneously
  • SAM V2 offers levels of access permission so you can determine what your users can do and see


Login and Password

Access to SAM V2 requires a login and password. Users are provided with their own login and password that are maintained by the application administrator within the SAM V2 application.

Multiple logins with the same login are allowed.

Passwords are case sensitive.

Permissions

Within SAM V2, permissions are setup per user for each table. It is possible to control if the user can add, edit, delete, or view records within the table. There is no field or record level permission in SAM V2, so if a user can view a table, they can view all records and all fields within the table.

Tables

SAM V2 is comprised of the following tables:

For each table, records can be added, edited, deleted, or viewed, depending on the user’s permission. To view table descriptions, relationships, process flows, and detailed field information, click on a table name listed above.


Implementation

The customer is reponsible for configuring the SAM V2 application once it is installed. Configuration is peformed by adding or modifying records in the database located under the Administration menu.

To help with implementation, AMAC has provided a SAM V2 implementation guide. This Microsoft Word document helps the customer identify:

  • The users who will have access
  • The user permissions
  • The multiple-choice field values
  • The list of available accommodations

Licensing

Pricing, Services, and Technical Support

Initial Application Fee and Training

One Payment of $950, AMAC Members $750 (Reduced)

  • Source code for the SAM V2 application and database.
  • Access to the SAM V2 online application documentation.
  • One phone training and one follow-up phone training within 14 days of the purchase. Training may be conducted via web conferencing based on the user(s) needs.
Hosting/User Fees

None

  • PHP and SAM V2 PHP source code are installed on web server owned and managed by institution.
  • MySQL and SAM V2 MySQL database are installed on server owned and managed by institution.
  • PHP and MySQL are open source.
Support Fee

$500/year

  • Estimated ten hours of support per month.
  • Covers application questions and assistance with report creation.
Customization Fee

$125/hour

  • Covers application customization, import of legacy data, and integration with external systems (i.e. Banner).
On-Site Customer Training

$1,200/day plus travel costs