Currently these are the problems that usually occurs in distributing the students’ report cards. What is the extent of the problems faced by the student in terms of the following? a) Accessibility of the student’s grades.
b) Accuracy of the student’s grades given by their teachers.
c) Disputes or discrepancies of the students with their grades.
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
In order to provide excellent distribution of student’s grades, Trinity Christian School needs to develop an online grading system with an easy to use interface for teachers, and also the students to see their grades.
a) To be able to create a system that allows the students all-access to their grades at any given point of time and date.
b) To provide a system that updates the data of the grades in real time if not then on a specific time.
c) To create a system that notifies the teacher that his/her students has problems/disputes to their grades.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The following below are the users that would benefit greatly on the system: To the Students – Students would benefit in using the Online Grading System for involving themselves to partake justifying their grades. Students can also use this system to access or view their grades if ever they took an early vacation and aren’t able to get their report cards. And most importantly is that the student will enhance their sense of responsibility. To the Teachers – Teachers will benefit this system in regards to lessening the time distributing report cards to parents/ guardians. To the Parents/Guardians – There are some cases that a student would lie about their grades and won’t show the report cards to their parents, this system will make that situation impossible since the parents or the guardians will have access to the student’s grades and they would know if the student is lying or not.
To the Researchers – That the researchers would be able to create a fully functional system that would implement the lessons and theories that the researchers have learned. It would give the researchers an idea on how the information technology professionals do their works. To the Future Researchers – That this Feasibility study would serve as guidelines. And give an idea to the future researchers in what are the basic needs of an online grading system.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Terms here are conceptually and operationally defined for better understanding. Administrator – a person who manages a computer system. Information Technology – It defines an industry that uses computers, networking, software programming, and other equipment and processes to store, process, retrieve, transmit, and protect information. Internet – a vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide. The Internet includes commercial, educational, governmental, and other networks, all of which use the same set of communications protocols. LAN – local area network (LAN) consists of two or more computers connected together in a building or home using software and hardware. A LAN is contrasted to a wide area network (WAN) such as the Internet, which covers a large geographic area.
Network – Is a collection of computers and devices interconnected by communications channels that facilitate communications among users and allows users to share resources. Online – connected to, served by, or available through a system and especially a computer or telecommunications system.
SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS
Trinity Christian School is one of the outstanding private schools in Bacolod City which is located at Villa Angela Subdivision, Phase 3, Bacolod City, Philippines, 6100. They create, teach and provide high education standards that caters to the needs of their students, and also engraves the spirit of Christianity to their students, faculty and staff. Trinity Christian Schools offers a continuum of learning from nursery up to high school. Trinity Christian School believes in the importance of building a strong foundation in the learning experience of the student, and in building the values of self-discipline, diligence, and respect for self and others along with the student’s intellectual development. The study is only implemented for Trinity Christian School and can be networked through the internet by the administrator. The researchers are not liable to the changes of the grades made by the teacher.