Mohammed Najah Mahdi, Abdul Rahim Ahmad, Roslan Ismail, Sherna Aziz
Abstract: In the past, web servers served static website content; however, over the years major advances have been realized enabling the development of dynamic web applications that enable organizations to harness the power of the Internet for the improvement of service delivery. This project describes the development of an online Supervision Management system for the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Universities Technology in Malaysia. The proposed system and intends to ease the administration duties of the main office staff in processing Supervision and Management by making information retrieval and management faster, easier, and more efficient compared to the current manual system. Web-based Online Student Supervision Management System is an important means of achieving this goal. In comparison to the conventional use of pen and paper or the use of Email based on the old System, web Online Student Supervision Management System will significantly shorten the time taken by students to complete their projects or dissertations by enabling Online Student Supervision Management System without the restrictions of time and location. At the present moment the students use a manual system to look for supervisors without any knowledge or information about the supervisor or his academic background, besides that, the present students are not able to locate previous students. With OSSM, students can check with the system the availability of supervisors without meeting them. The Online Student Supervision Management System (OSSMS) is developed using Active Server Pages technology and the development tools used include Visual Studio 2008 (which includes a local web server) and Visual Basic scripting language. The backend database is supported by SQL Server 2008 Database, which is built into the Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express.
Keywords: The Online Student Supervision Management System, OSSMS, Information System, web development