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System Requirements

Macintosh Users
Preferred:
Web Browser: Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Player
Operating System: Mac OS X
High Speed Internet Connection (WiFi, DSL, Cable or Ethernet)

Minimum:
Web Browser*: Netscape 7
Adobe Flash Player 7
Operating System: Mac OS 9
Modem Internet Connection (56k)
* Due to a bug in Internet Explorer for Macintosh, it cannot be used with the SEC Online Surveys.
Windows Users
Preferred:
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Player
Operating System: Windows® XP, Vista, 7
High Speed Internet Connection (WiFi, DSL, Cable or Ethernet)

Minimum:
Web Browser: Netscape 7.1 or Internet Explorer 5.5
Adobe Flash Player 7
Operating System: Windows® 98
Modem Internet Connection (56k)

Survey Overview (How-To)

Teachers, click here for an online guide to completing the SEC Survey. Administrators, click here for an online guide to retrieving and interpreting the results.

SEC Tutorials

SEC Orientation Tutorial
This tutorial will assist you in understanding what the SEC is, and then how to go online and successfully complete the survey.

SEC Registration Tutorial
This tutorial will take you step-by-step through the registration process.

SEC Reports Tutorial
This online tutorial demonstrates how to get to and navigate the SEC Report Generator and goes over the types of charts currently available on the SEC site.

Video SEC Introduction
This online tutorial demonstrates how to register for and navigate the SEC Survey and goes over the types of charts currently available on the SEC site.

Video SEC ELL Introduction
This online tutorial demonstrates how to register for and navigate the SEC ELL (English Language Learners) Survey and goes over the types of charts currently available on the SEC site.

SEC Survey Costs

On-line survey: $20.00 per survey
Paper survey: $30.00 per survey

Frequently Asked Questions

SEC Frequently Asked Questions - A collection of frequently asked questions regarding project set-up, registration, survey related questions, viewing data, and billing.

Printing

When printing charts, choose "Print Preview" from the File menu and adjust the scale in order to get the most on one page.

Technical Support

If you run into any problems, please fill out and submit the SEC Support Form. Please remember that your progress is saved every time you click on the Submit or Continue button at the bottom of each survey page. If for some reason you are not able to continue, please log back in with your Username and Password and you will be able to continue where you left off.

Release Notes

2.6.0 Release - 11/9/2010 (cumulative)
  • Updated Contour Maps - Data table numbers visible on rollover; Adjustable Contour Interval
  • English Language Leaners versions of the Survey.
  • What Makes Schools Work custom Survey.
  • Beta version of Log Survey.
2.5.0 Release - 3/18/2007
  • K-12 Survey version standard for all subject areas.
  • Greater frequency of scales on Instructional Practice charts.
2.4.0 Release - 12/3/2005
  • Back button implemented in the Instructional Content section of the Survey. Teachers can now go back and edit Instructional Content data.
  • Added Grades K-3 and Grades 1-4 as additional grade level cut options in the "Report By" menu for Instruction Practice charts.
2.3.1 Release - 6/24/2005
  • New Registration Support area for Providers. You can now view participant data by year.
2.3.0 Release - 6/1/2005
  • Redesign of the Provider Report Generator.
  • Contour Maps are now an option (along with Tile Charts) for Instructional Content chart formats.
2.2.0 Release - 2/23/2005
  • Redesign of the rollovers for cognitive demands input pages.
  • Added additional grade level cuts for Instructional Practice charts. Added grade levels cuts are Grades K-4, Grades 5-8 and Grades 9-12
  • Removed the Group, District and School labels on Instructional Practice charts. Added an Update button for updating the charts.
  • Added functions to allow users to enter surveys from multiple administrations. Reports have also been updated to allow for multiple year administration selection.
  • SEC Logo now links back to the Home page.
2.1.1 Release - 1/26/2005
  • Redesign of the home page to include Login area and Survey Administrator instructional section. Also changed the introduction paragraphs.
2.1.0 Release - 1/13/2005
  • Modified login page to use username and password, instead of Group ID. Group ID is retained temporarily as the password until further notice.
  • Upgraded appearance of Survey Listings.