A pictorial representation of the main components is shown in Figure 1. These components are described in detail later in this guide and in the appendices at the end.

Figure 1 – LASS software structure flowchart

The four main components of LASS are the Start-up Menu, Administration and Reports, the Assessments (Tests) module and the database. Refer to figure 1 above to see how the components are linked to each other. The database is a Microsoft Access ® 2000 (.mdb) file holding all student information and test results. See Appendix 2 for technical details of database file permissions and where databases are stored.

LASS Software Guide (all age ranges) – Stand Alone Editions Version 5.1