SIS 2000+ Behavior
Last update: 08/05/2000 jmm
2, View Behavior Data
The main screen of the Behavior program displays two tabs
(information screens) of read-only data: 'Incidents' and 'Penalties'. Entries
in the 'Incidents' information screen can be sorted.
2.1 View / Sort Incidents
2.1.1 View 'Incidents' summary list.
From the main Behavior History screen of the selected student, click
on the 'Incidents' tab to bring it to the front. All behavior incidents
referenced by the selected student will be listed in summary form (Fig.
4). These are called "originating" incidents. Involvement records derived
from each originating incident listed can be viewed in the edit mode (See
2.2 View all Penalties for the selected student
Fig. 4 - Main screen - 'Incidents' tab
2.1.2 Sort 'Incidents' summary list, Method
The default sorting order of the incidents in the summary list is in
ascending order by the Date field, indicated by the small gray UP
arrow in the column header of the Date field (Fig. 5).
Incidents in the list can be resorted in ascending or descending order
by Date, Type, Action, or Alert as follows:
2.1.3 Sort summary list, Method #2 (shortcut)
Open the Sort menu (Fig. 6) by using the mouse or by pressing ALT+S on
the keyboard. A check mark will be displayed next to the current sort field.
Select the field to sort on in the upper portion of the menu by using the
arrow keys to highlight the field name and then pressing Enter or by selecting
the field name with the mouse button and releasing. The Sort menu will
automatically close after a selection is completed.
Open the Sort menu again. The field that was selected to sort on will now
have a check mark beside it. Now select Ascending or Descending using the
same method as above. The Sort menu will close and the Incidents list will
now be resorted according to the parameters selected.
Fig. 6 - Sort menu, changing the sort field from Date
Click on the column heading of the field to sort on. The list will
automatically sort itself on the target field in the reverse of its current
sort order, i.e., if the list was in ascending order by the target
field, the mouse click will cause the list to be sorted in descending
order by the target field and visa versa.
|Sort order indicators -
The current sort field will be flagged by a small gray arrow in the
column header; an UP arrow for ascending (Fig. 7) or a DOWN
arrow for descending (Fig. 8).
Fig. 7 - ascending order
Fig. 8 - descending order
2.1.4 View involvement
The 'Incident' summary list on the main screen only shows a few fields
of essential data per incident. More details on each incident can be viewed
Select an incident
In the Incidents list, use the mouse or the arrow keys on the keyboard
to select an incident entry line until it is selected by a small, black
pointer arrow on the far left (Fig. 9).
Fig. 9 - selected incident
Activate the first-level edit mode
Click on the Edit command button (or ALT+E on the keyboard)
to open information screens for the selected incident (Fig. 10).
Select a tab to view
The first-level edit mode of an incident displays four sub screens
(sub tabs) of data: 'Incident' (Fig. 10), 'Involvement' (Fig. 11), 'Penalties'
(Fig. 12), and 'Policies' (Fig. 13). The total of all the data in the four
screens is called an involvement record. The focus will default to the
'Involvement' sub screen. Select a sub screen to view by clicking on the
The 'Incident' sub screen displays universal data about the originating
incident in read-only mode. This type of data is stored in the Behavior
Incidents master list table (see Sec. 3) and cannot be edited in this screen.
The 'Involvement' sub screen displays incident data related only to
the selected student's involvement in the incident.
The 'Penalties' sub screen displays a list of penalties (if any) assigned
to the selected student that resulted from the student's involvement in
the selected incident.
The 'Penalties' sub screen is a summary list of penalties resulting from
the current incident. To view more details of a specific penalty, select
the penalty in the summary list until it is selected by a small black arrow
on the far left. Then click on the Edit Penalty command button to
open the 'Edit Penalty' form (Fig. 13) where more details are displayed.
After viewing, click on the Undo Penalty command button to return
to the 'Penalties' summary list.
Exit the first-level edit mode
From any of the four sub screen (sub tabs) in the first-level edit
mode of an incident, click on the Undo command button at the bottom
of the screen to return to the Incident summary list on the main screen
From the main Behavior History screen, click on the 'Penalties' tab
to bring it to the front. All penalties assigned to the student for all
involvement records combined will be listed in summary form in ascending
chronological order based on the Assigned Date field (Fig.13).
Fig. 14 - Main screen, 'Penalties' tab, 'Recess Detention'
This is a read-only list and cannot be sorted. Details of a penalty
can only be viewed by first going back to the originating incident of the
penalty and then activating the edit mode of that involvement record, as
2.2.1 Select a penalty to view from the
'Penalties' tab by clicking on the entry line until it is selected by a
small, black arrow on the far left (Fig. 14).
2.2.2 To view the originating incident for
the penalty, click on the 'Incidents' tab. In the 'Incidents' tab, the
incident that originated the selected penalty in the previous step will
be selected by a black pointer on the far left and its Date field
will be highlighted (Fig. 15).
Fig. 15 - Main screen, 'Incidents' tab, 'Dress Code Violation'
2.2.3 Click on the Edit button activate
the first-level edit mode for the selected incident.
2.2.4 Repeat Step 2.1.4 to view details
of the penalties resulting from the selected incident.
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