Essay about Attendance Management System

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* TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY 1 1.1 Introduction 1 1.2 Objectives of the Study 3 1.2.1 General Objectives 3 1.2.2 Specific Objectives 3 1.3 Subject and Field of Study 4 1.4 Research Problem Statement 4 1.5 The Methodology/Method 4 1.6 Background Study and the Justification of the Project 7 1.7 Significance of the Study 8 1.8 Expected Outcome 10 1.9 Safety, Environmental and Economic Aspects 10 1.10 Limitations and Delimitations of the Study 11 1.11 Presentation of Thesis 13 1.12 Project Implementation and Schedule 14 CHAPTER TWO 18 REVIEW OF LITERATURE 18 2.1 UGANDA AND ITS ATTENDANCE ISSUES 21 2.2 Northern Arizona University to Use Existing RFID …show more content…
The Methodology/Method

The proposed system is supposed to be a web based application. Web Application Development is a complex process; it involves integration of a number of advanced technologies to meet the growing demands. A project can be implemented successfully if & only if a systematic approach is followed. In the case of this project, I intend to use Agile Development Model.
According to , Agile Modeling (AM) is a practice-based methodology for effective modeling and documentation of software-based systems. Simply put, Agile Modeling (AM) is a collection of values, principles, and practices for modeling software that can be applied on a software development project in an effective and light-weight manner.
I intend to use AM because of its flexibility and iterating property which will suite developing software for an institution like AIT. This is for the purpose of the changing rules of operation and specifications of AIT which can interrupt the development process.

I also will use PHP scripting language with MySql.

Background Study and the Justification of the Project

The traditional method of tracking attendance suffers from a number of drawbacks. The process is tedious, time-consuming, and subject to human error. Like all paper-based recordkeeping systems, the system is vulnerable to lost or misfiled data.
The consequences of

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