- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A FILE SHARING APPLICATION FOR ANDROID
- THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE BANKING SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE SHOPPING MALL
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE STUDENT ADMISSION SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AUTOMATED AMBULANCE DISPATCH SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AUTOMATED COMPUTER HARDWARE DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ONLINE VEHICLE AND PLATE NUMBER REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE ADMISSION PROCESSING SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE BANKING SYSTEM
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ALTERNATIVE VALUE CHAIN ONLINE ELECTRONIC CASH RECEIPT GENERATING SYSTEM
DESIGN OF AN AUTOMATED WEB-BASED APPLICATION FOR STUDENTS’ ONLINE COMMUNICATION AND REDUCTION OF ANTI SOCIALISM
1.2 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
1.4 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.6 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
1.7 DEFINITION OFTERMS/VARIABLES
2.1 THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORK SERVICES
2.2 HISTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITE
2.3 THE BASIC STRUCTURE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITE
2.4 EMERGING TRENDS IN SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITE
2.5 WAYS SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES CAN BE USED OR IMPLEMENTED
2.5.1 GOVERNMENT APPLICATIONS
2.5.2 BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
2.5.3 DATING APPLICATIONS
2.5.4 EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS
2.5.5 MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
METHODOLOGY AND SYSTEM ANALYSIS
3.1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.2 ANALYSIS OF THE EXISING SYSTEM
3.3 INPUT AND OUTPUT ANALYSIS
3.4 INPUT ANALYSIS
3.5 OUTPUT ANALYSIS M
DESIGN, IMPEMENTATION AND TESTING
4.1 DESIGN STANDARDS
4.2 PROGRAM FLOWCHART
4.4 CHOICE OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE
4.5 DATABASE FILE DESIGN
4.6 PROFILE TABLE
4.7 ACCESS COLLECTION TABLE
4.9 INPUT DESIGN
4.10 OUTPUT DESIGN
4.11 SYSTEM TESTING
4.12 SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONNMB
4.12.1 Hardware requirements
4.12.2 Software Requirements
SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
APPENDIX 1: HOME PAGE
APPENDIX 2: WELCOME PAGE / DASHBOARD
APPENDIX 3: CHATROOM
APPENDIX 4: AJAX CHAT
APPENDIX 5: PROFILE PAGE
APPENDIX 6: MESSAGES
APPENDIX 7: FRIENDS
APPENDIX 8: MEMBER PAGE
APPENDIX 9: PROGRAMM SOURCE CODES
Social life in most of our University is diminishing because of some factor. These limitations of social life have affected some of the students not to know how to relate in the outside world. In Caritas University socialism is a problem. In building a social network website for the University will make the University to solve the problem of the anti socialism. A social network is a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called "nodes," which are tied (connected) by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, kinship, common interest, financial exchange, dislike, or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige.
1.2 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Caritas University is made up of four (4) faculties namely:
1. Engineering with the following departments: Computer, Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
2. Environmental with the following departments: Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning and Estate Management.
3. Management and Social Sciences with the following departments: Accountancy, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Industrial Relation and Personnel Management, Mass Communication, Marketing, Banking and Finance.
4. Natural Sciences with the following departments: Biochemistry, Computer Science & Information Technology, Industrial Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics and Microbiology & Biotechnology.
In Universities like Caritas, the need for automated method of keeping data has been there. Software, so many of them has been developed and even sold worldwide to solve this problem. I have analyzed these software and discovered that very many of them are inefficient. Students as well has researched and developed their own software but they could not give or develop error free software that will assist in result generation, automated course registration to keep or build a database of results in the University that will facilitate students’ transcripts.
This problem has been delaying or delayed the results of graduating or graduated students that has made some of them not to go for youth service when they ought to or ought to have gone and has even made some not to have gone at all. To bridge this gap or solve this problem, there is a need to develop software that is accurate, error free as the problem has imposed so much stress on both exams and record and the management in Universities.
1.8 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The main objectives of the study are Caritas Social Network while the subsidiary objectives are:
i. To Effectively and efficiently communication of staff and student online
ii. To Reduce pressure on seminars by introducing online seminar
iii. To Enhance the University document management
iv. To Reduce queue in seeing of lecturers and head of departments
v. To Reduce anti Socialism
vi. To Creation of educative groups online to enhance learning
vii. To Forming reading partners online
viii. To Making new friends online
ix. To Boasting the image of the school
1.9 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The scope of this study is centered on designing and automated and web-based application for student online communication and reduction of anti socialism. The system is strictly based on students, management and lecturers communication and online seminars and suggestion and specially for making of friends.
1.10 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
Viewing critically the inefficiencies in the social life of student relationship presently in Caritas University, Amorji Nike Enugu, the need to develop and implement online social network website that will handle such inefficiencies cannot be over emphasized.
1.11 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
Constraints of time and resources are the factors, which prevented the implementation of this system hosted online.
1.7 DEFINITION OFTERMS/VARIABLES
Computerized: Convert to computer – based system to install or start using a computer system to organize, control, or automate something.
Processing: To deal with somebody or something according to an established procedure
Communication: Interaction between two or more person or sending of message from one place to another
Online: Connected via computer attached to or available via a central computer or computer network.
System: Set of computer components i.e. in assembly of computer Hardware, Software and peripherals functioning together.
Automation: The replacement of human workers by technology; A system in which a workplace or process has been converted to one that replaced or ministries human labour with electronic or mechanical equipment.
Web: A complex structure, or design www: computer-based network of information resources that combines text and multimedia. The information on the www can be accessing and search through the internet, a global computer network.
Database: Any collection of data organized for storage in a computer memory and designed for easy access by authorized users.
Database Update: This simply means applying and maintaining changes on a database after data must have been added, removed or modified
System Administrator: This is a person responsible for maintaining and operating a computer system.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (the name is a recursive acronym) is a widely used, general-purpose scripting language that was originally designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages.: Hypertext Preprocessor is the code used to link the database to the interface of the website, it is a server code.
Apache: It is the server used for designing php, python pages.
SQL: Structured query language, it is a code used to query or insert records in a database.
MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases.
CSS: Cascading Style Sheet is a programming language used in the graphics and fine tuning of the website
SwishMax: It is animation software used in doing all the animations in the website.
Macromedia Dreamweaver: It is the software used in organizing the website.
Macromedia Fireworks: It is the software used to create or the graphics and images in the website.