School select

Implementing School Select Super Bids

areaofstudy

Defines the area of study to be returned (e.g., “areaofstudy”: 3 will return Criminal Justice & Security). See Table for Reference

subareaofstudy

Zooms in the response to a sub area of study (e.g., “areaofstudy”: 3, “subareaofstudy”: 20 will return Criminal Justice & Security → Homeland Security). See Table for Reference

AOS Id Area Of Study SubAOS Id Sub Area Of Study
Business 1 General Business
Business 2 Accounting
Business 3 Finance
1 Business 4 Business Administration
Business 5 Human Resources
Business 6 Management
Business 7 Marketing/Communications
Creative Arts & Design 8 General Creative Arts & Design
Creative Arts & Design 9 Animation
Creative Arts & Design 10 Computer Aided Design
Creative Arts & Design 11 Fashion & Interior Design
2 Creative Arts & Design 12 Film, Music & Audio
Creative Arts & Design 13 Graphic Design/Multimedia
Creative Arts & Design 14 Photography
Creative Arts & Design 15 Web Design & Development
Creative Arts & Design 16 Video Game Design
Criminal Justice & Security 17 General Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice & Security 18 Criminal Justice
3 Criminal Justice & Security 19 Forensics/Crime Scene
Criminal Justice & Security 20 Homeland Security
Criminal Justice & Security 21 Police & Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice & Security 67 General Legal
Criminal Justice & Security 68 Legal Studies
Criminal Justice & Security 69 Paralegal
Culinary 22 General Culinary
Culinary 23 Baking & Pastry
4 Culinary 24 Culinary Arts
Culinary 25 Hospitality Management
Education 26 General Education
Education 27 Education Leadership
5 Education 28 Child Care/Child Education
Education 29 K-12 Education
7 General 31 General
Health Care & Human Services 32 General Health Services
Health Care & Human Services 33 Health Care Administration
Health Care & Human Services 34 Health Information Systems & Technology
8 Health Care & Human Services 35 Medical Billing & Coding
Health Care & Human Services 36 Medical Transcription
Health Care & Human Services 37 Office/Administrative
Health Care & Human Services 38 Pharmacy
Health Care & Human Services 70 General Medical
Health Care & Human Services 71 Dental Assisting
Health Care & Human Services 72 Medical Assisting
Health Care & Human Services 73 Medical Technician
Health Care & Human Services 74 Patient Care & Therapy
IT & Computer Science 39 General IT & Computer Science
IT & Computer Science 40 Basic Computer Skills
9 IT & Computer Science 41 Computer Science
IT & Computer Science 42 Database Technology
IT & Computer Science 43 IT & Information Systems
IT & Computer Science 44 Network Administration
IT & Computer Science 45 Programming & Software
IT & Computer Science 46 Web Design & Development
IT & Computer Science 75 Engineering
IT & Computer Science 76 General Engineering
Nursing 55 General Nursing
12 Nursing 56 Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)
Nursing 57 Nursing (ASN, BSN, MSN)
Nursing 58 Registered Nurse (RN)
13 Psychology & Social Services 59 Psychology & Social Services
Psychology & Social Services 66 General Psychology & Counseling
Trade & Vocational 60 General Trade & Vocational
Trade & Vocational 61 Automotive
14 Trade & Vocational 62 Construction Management
Trade & Vocational 63 Electronics
Trade & Vocational 64 HVAC

modality

Determines physical availability of the field of study, it can be online, campus or both. When making the request it can be sent like this: “modality”: 2 (this will call on Campus available options). See Table for Reference

Value Meaning Example of parameter with value
1 Online “modality” : “1”
2 Campus “modality” : “2”
3 Both “modality” : “3”

edulevel

Defines the highest education level the user currently has. See Table for Reference

Value Meaning Example of parameter with value
1 Some High School “edulevel” : “1”
2 GED/High School “edulevel” : “2”
3 Associates “edulevel” : “3”
4 Bachelors “edulevel” : “4”
5 Masters “edulevel” : “5”
6 Doctorate “edulevel” : “6”

degreelevel

Defines the Degree level the user is interested in. See Table for Reference

Value Meaning Example of parameter with value
1 Certificate/Diploma “degreelevel” : “1”
2 Associates “degreelevel” : “2”
3 Bachelors “degreelevel” : “3”
4 Masters “degreelevel” : “4”
5 Doctorate “degreelevel” : “5”

military

Defines the Degree level the user is interested in. See Table for Reference

Value Meaning Example of parameter with value
1 Yes “military” : “1”
2 No “military” : “2”

Example of how to place the additional parameters


<!-- **************** KATCH **************** -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="//cdn.katch.com/p/ads/vm_loader.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
vm_load({
"displayid" : DISPLAYID,
"publisherid" : PUBLISHERID,
"campaign" : CAMPAIGN,
"md" : "1",
"p1" : "",
"p2" : "",
"p3" : "",
"p4" : "",
"p5" : "",
"areaofstudy" : "1",
"subareaofstudy" : "2",
"modality" : "1",
"edulevel" : "1",
"degreelevel" : "1",
"military" : "1"
});
</script>
<!-- **************** KATCH **************** -->

Example of a Query String with Additional Parameters

http://domain/results.html?location=90210&areasofstudy=7&subareasofstudy=1&degreelevel=1&modality=3

Special Notes and Suggestions

1. To enable the Hover effect (mouse over listings) makes sure the DocType on the page is set like this:


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

2. To get VM Products extra responsive characteristics , add the following Meta Tag to your page:


<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, user-scalable=no, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0">

Error Handling

If you see an error Like this.

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You can debug following these steps to find the problem.

Step 1.
Press F12 in you keyword to display the debug bar.

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Step 2.
Inside of debug bar find XHR box:

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Step 3.
Inside of XHR box you will see three files:

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Step 4.
Choose the last file and click.

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Step 5.
Now you will see something like this:

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If you not see results you can see what is the problem in the response.

Example of the error:

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For Support:

If you have any trouble setting this up, please contact us at implementations-support@katch.com.