Academic Advisement Reports (AAR) Thinking Out of the Box or "Hey...how do I do that?"
Session Number: 4932
Track: Academic Advisement
Sub-Categorization: Advisement/Degree Progress Reports
Session Type: Presentation
Tags: AARs and Financial Aid, Academic Advisement, Academic Advisement Report
Primary Presenter: Larry Hill [Lead Analyst --- Academic Advising - Indiana University]
Session Length - Primary Choice: Deep Dive Session
Knowledge level : Basic
Target Audience: Functional
Learning Objective 1: How to think out of the box and understand that AAR components are tools that can be used in a variety of different ways.
Learning Objective 2: How to use special techniques for special problems.
Learning Objective 3: How to create a basic report for special purposes
Prerequisites : A basic AAR programming knowledge
Advance preparation: No Advance Preparation Required
Version Presenting: PS 9.2
Level of Customization: None or N/A
Level of Partner Integration: Institution Alone
Project Phase: N/A
Project Go Live: N/A
Your Training in this Area: I was trained by PeopleSoft for Academic Advising and Student Records prior to Indiana University going live with version 8.0.
Description: This presentation demonstrates tricks and techniques that may be helpful when you are programming the "unusual" in your AAR. Techniques covered include programming a financial aid requirement to determine if a student is registered in classes that count towards a degree, invisible "hover-overs" that give information that cannot be seen unless you know where to hover, the differences between partitions and detail lines, how to insert a blank into a required field...a space bar will not do it, using links in the AAR to outside web sources, create a "go-around" when a course is falling into an earlier requirement than desired, using AARs to indicate proper course placement, and several other tricks that might be of interest.
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