E-Administrator: A Case Study of a Web-Enabled Student Administration System

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E-Administrator is a web-enabled system, which collects data and generates reports on students in a graduate program. It is used by the staff to support program administration including maintaining student records and reporting on student progress. This paper describes the development life cycle of the system. It is intended as a case study for students in a systems development course. It provides enough detail so that it also can be used for administrators, such as department chairs, to develop their own systems. The system was built using widely available technologies. Also, the challenges facing our graduate program are probably very similar to ones faced by most academic departments. These features should make this paper useful both as a template for other similar system development efforts and as a case study in the classroom.

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Proceedings - Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute

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