Screen Displays for The Administrative Observer



The Administrative Observer

Sample Reports (Standard Edition) - The Administrative Observer

Sample Reports (Professional Edition) - The Administrative Observer

Handheld Screen Shots - The Administrative Observer

Observation Entry Component Tabs

  • These tabs located at the top of the observation screen represent components of your observation
  • Components are user defined and can be easily accessed with a click of the mouse
  • Observation components include Introductory and Closing tabs as well as up to 6 different user-defined categories

    Observation Entry Component Tabs




    Observation Entry - Introduction screen

  • This screen allows you to enter basic information about your observation
  • Optionally enter information for each of the following fields: Teacher, Date of Obsrvation, Time, Students Present
  • Optionally enter the Instructional Objective for the lesson
  • All fields are user-defined and can be eliminated

    Observation  Entry - Introduction




    Observation Entry - Category screen

  • The screen below represents a typical category component for an observation
  • The following information can be entered and edited for each component: Component Name, Pargraph Decsription, Quality Indicators, Rating Scale
  • Quality Indicators can turned on and off by clicking the check box to the left of each Quality Indicator
  • The Rating Scale for each Quality Indicator is indicated by selecting from the drop down list

    Observation Entry - Category




    Observation Entry - Closing
  • This screen allows you to enter Closing information about your observation
  • Optionally enter information for each of the following fields: Recommendations and Commendations
  • These fields can be renamed or eliminated from the Closing
  • An Ideas button is available for each field allowing you to select from frequently used comments
  • The comments can be Cut or Copied and added to each of the Closing fields

    Observation Entry - Closing




    Observation Entry - Rating Scale

  • The Rating Scale can be selected for each Quality Indicator
  • The Rating Scale is user-defined and can be changed for the current observation
  • Once the items for the Rating Scale are determined in your Current Preferences, they will be available for each new observation
  • Items from the Rating Scale list can be selected with the click of a mouse

    Observation Entry - Rating Scale




    Observation Entry Buttons

  • The following buttons located at the bottom of the observation screen can be accessed from any of the observation component tabs
    Preview - View and print the current observation
    Save - Save the current observation
    Copy - Copy the current observation to another location
    Cancel - Exit the current observation
    Settings - Make changes to settings for the current observation
    Searh / Replace - Search for specific words and globally replace throughout the entire observation

    Observation Entry Buttons




    Observation Entry - Quality Indicators

  • Up to ten Quality Indicators are available for each observation component
  • Each Quality Indicator can be disabled by clicking on the check box to the left
  • Quality Indicators can be edited for the current observation
  • Only the active Quality Indicators will appear on reports

    Observation Entry - Quality Indicators




    Search & Replace screen

  • Search / Replace enables you to globally search for an occuurence of a word or words and replace with words of your choice
  • A great way to change occurences of a teacher from one name to another
  • All changes are reflected throughout the entire observation

    Search & Replace




    Spell Check Settings screen

  • You have the ability to determine the criteria for spell checking your observation
  • You can change the following Spell check options: Spell Check as you are typing and Spell Check after leaving a text box

    Spell Check Settings




    Spell Check Suggestions screen

  • When leaving a field the following screen optionally appears for Spell Check
  • You are presented with the mispelled word and a list of suggestions
  • The followjng options are available:
    Change
    Change All
    Ignore
    Ignore All
    Add to dictionary

    Spell Check Suggestions




    Observation File Manager screen

  • This screen gives you many ways to manipulate your observations
  • Observations can be selected by clicking on the check box with a mouse
  • The following options are available:
    Delete - Allows you to delete a single observation or number of observations
    Print - Allows you to print a single observation or number of observations
    Preview - Allows you to preview a single observation or number of observations
    Rename - Allows you to rename an observation
    Copy - Allows you to make a copy of an observation to another observation name
    Backup - Allows you to backup a single observation or number of observations to another location

    Observation File Manager




    Settings - Report Title Choices screen

  • The Settings screen allows you to change the titles which appear on reports
  • You can eliminate a title completely be deleting the entire field
  • These titles appear throughout the package on reports and observation entry screens
  • This screen will eliminate the need to make compromises when terminology does not fit your needs

    Settings - Report Title Choices




    Settings - Rating Scale screen

    Settings - Rating Scale




    Settings - Observer Information screen

    Settings - Observer Information




    Current Preferences - Category screen

    Current Preferences - Category




    Current Preferences - Ideas screen

    Current Preferences - Ideas




    Current Preferences - Ideas screen

    Current Preferences - Ideas




    Observation Report Preview

    Observation Report preview





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