9.17 Data flow diagram for the software interface 35
10.Appendix C: Issues List 36
11.Appendix D: Elicitation Report 36
12.Appendix E: Team Meeting Minutes / Reflective Log 37
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The purpose of this specification is to capture the requirements of enabling flinders teaching and student alumni to use a Thesis Management System effectively. Requirements include efficiency, quality of features, reliability, thoroughness of system and legal procedures.
FLO – Flinders Online Learning
CLIT – Educational Quality, learning and teaching teams
SRS – Software requirement Specification
Syllabus – Content covered through the course of a particular subject
SAS – Student Association System
RMS – Research Management System
TMS – Thesis Management System
Intended Audience and Reading Suggestions
This document is written to make understandability of this software as straightforward as possible towards, developer, users and document writers as well as teaching staff and students. Also, the system specification covers topics of overall description, system features, functionality, non-functional requirements, glossary, external interface requirements and any additional requirements for this software.
The objective of this software system is to support Flinders University in compiling and choosing topics for thesis assessments for staff and students. Through the repertoire of the University, the software for the will allow efficient ways to suggest projects and thesis areas. Additionally, this software will be student-friendly by allowing students to pick their thesis area as well as supervisors for their assignment. Through this software, topic coordinators will be given the functionality of choosing their timings for poster presentations, examinations and schedule seminars with efficiency and reliability.
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It is a component of a university-wide system belong to a online system. The system called Thesis Management System. There are 4 part to combine it including post advertisement, project selection, process management, interface with external application. The user types include college, topic coordinator, staff, supervisors, academics, visitors and students. The system is managed by the topic coordinator, college. And for academics, they have limited access. It can be accessed by a university-wide system homepage. This system will leverage existing functionality from Student Two, Syllabus +, FLO and wiki to obtain the system’s functional assistance. (see below figure)
This module provides advertisement functions, this primarily suggest the project/thesis areas/titles to visitors. And for the management, allow supervisors including the uploading, modification, previewing, publish and deleting of advertisements.
This module allows students to select and be nominated and for the development and assessment of the thesis to be managed end to end. Management includes previewing, viewing, selecting and searching the certain project with wiki. Every single project provides their current SAM and feedback area with message area. When the fresh project uploads the selection draft file, that will be via to potential the process management directly
This function can only support the key staff access publish forum, including Dean(Education), Topic Coordinators.
This function gives more timely turnaround to improve the administrative efficiencies. Supervisors and students experience timely and meaningful feedback.
This module provides schedule seminars, poster presentations, and examinations on a cohort and non- cohort basis. Manage the process of assessment including: thesis submission, examiner selection (including external examiners), reminders, amendments to thesis, signoff, grade determination, data and thesis retention.
The project happens! Sometimes the project title and description gets amended in this module.
The project files can be sent on the message area. The file format include the ZIP, PDF, Words.
There is a function can support schedule seminars, poster presentations, and examination
This module provides thesis submission, examiner selection, reminders, amendments to thesis, signoff, grade determination, and data and thesis retention.