Account Types in Keyboarding in SAM

Each Keyboarding in SAM account has a role—Supervisor, Administrator, Instructor, or Student—that restricts access only to the actions needed for the role. Section creators and owners can perform additional actions for their sections.

Non-Student Roles

Action Supervisor Administrator Instructor
Create account or change role for administrator YES NO NO
Create account or change role for instructor YES YES NO
Create account or change role for student YES YES YES
Manage admin settings YES YES NO
Change section owner YES NO NO
Add students to a section YES YES YES
Run reports YES YES YES
Access and edit gradebook for assigned sections YES YES YES
Access and edit gradebook for any section YES NO NO
Add or edit assignments for assigned sections YES YES YES
Add or edit assignments for any section YES NO NO
Deactivate an assignment scheduled in more than one section if not the assignment creator YES NO NO
Deactivate section YES NO NO

Section Creators and Owners

Additional actions are available to the creator or owner of a section that are not allowed for other instructors.

Action Section Creator Section Owner
Add, edit, and deactivate assignments for section, even if not the assignment creator YES YES
Deactivate section YES NO

Student Role

Students can:
  • Access the student version of Keyboarding in SAM
  • Complete their own assignments
  • View their own scores and grades per instructor settings
  • Update their own user account
Students can not:
  • Access instructor, administrator, or supervisor features or views
  • Create or manage other user accounts