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The Use of Web-Based Back-End Database Systems to Improve Administrative Support of E-Learning Programs PROCEEDINGS

, , Boise State University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-50-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Educational institutions that deliver e-learning programs face a lot of challenges inside and outside the e-classrooms. A challenge that they face outside the e-classrooms is to find a way to efficiently manage administrative resources and effectively communicate with e-learners. Slow administrative responses may cause e-learners to feel that they are not receiving timely administrative support from the e-learning institutions and their dissatisfaction toward administrative support can have a negative effect on retention. By using web-based back-end database systems, e-learning institutions can manage administrative processes more effectively. Current web development software can help them develop fairly sophisticated web-based database systems in a reasonable timeframe without having to acquire professional programming skills. In this presentation, we will present two cases where web-based database systems were implemented to improve the efficiency of administrative processes.

Citation

Chyung, S.Y.(. & Aston, G. (2003). The Use of Web-Based Back-End Database Systems to Improve Administrative Support of E-Learning Programs. In A. Rossett (Ed.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2003--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2093-2096). Phoenix, Arizona, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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