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DWIN309: Developing Web Information Systems Type of Assessment

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COURSE: Bachelor of Information Technology
Unit Code: DWIN309
Unit Title: Developing Web Information Systems
Type of Assessment: Task 4 – Formative Assessment
Length/Duration: Weeks 3 – 12
Unit Learning Outcomes
1. Develop a web-based information system using basic technologies such
as mark-up languages, stylesheets, JavaScript, and databases
2. Produce relevant design, implementation and test documentation,
including risk, service and change management plans
3. Critically analyse a range of software development methodologies,
compare their strengths and weaknesses and have an in-depth
understanding of the design process, platforms and tools for
developing a web information system
4. Work effectively as part of a team in the production of a web
information system and related documentation and reports
Submission Date: Week 12
Assessment Task: Group Project – Final Working Tested System and Documentation
Total Mark: Sd 60 marks
Weighting: 60%
Students are advised that submission of an Assessment Task past the due date without a formally
signed approved Assignment Extension Form (Kent Website MyKent Student Link> FORM – Assignment
Extension Application Form – Student Login Required) or previously approved application for other
extenuating circumstances impacting course of study, incurs a 5% penalty per calendar day,
calculated by deduction from the total mark.
For example. An Assessment Task marked out of 40 will incur a 2 mark penalty for each calendar day.
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More information, please refer to (Kent Website MyKent Student Link> POLICY – Assessment Policy &
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This assignment will be undertaken in groups of Three or Four students. Based on the project case study
provided in the Assignment 2, students are required to develop and submit the project (Working Tested System)
by adding extra 3 functional requirements.
In the report (support documentation), students are required to prepare a dot-point progress report considering
the below points:
• The coded programs are understandable and maintainable.
• The system has been adequately tested. Sufficient and appropriate information will support the
system’s implementation, use and maintenance.
• Provides the required functionality.
• Achieves the required non-functional objectives.
• Your responses on the feedback from your Lecturer.
This project is aimed at developing an Online Banking for customer. The system is an online application that can
be accessed throughout the organisation and outside as well with proper login provided.
The project has been planned to have a simple MVC architecture, with a centralised storage of the database.
The user interfaces have to be designed using HTML or HTML5 and CSS styling when necessary. The middleware
can be developed using PHP scripts along with the SQL queries.
Following are the functional needs of the system:
• Customer must have a valid user ID and password to login to the system. You may have a hardcoded
user details to start with in the back end. Also have initial balance to start with zero
• After the valid user logs in, the system shows the present balance in that particular account.
• Customer can perform transactions like deposit and withdrawal from his account.
• Proper help to be provided as and when requested by the customer.
• Transfer of funds to other accounts.
• Deposit of funds by the client.
• You need to keep track of all the transactions for future references as this is supposed to be show the
customer as a statement.
• Faster balance enquiry.
• Username and password authentication for login to the site.
• When a user logs out after depositing funds or transferring funds and then logs in back again, the old
transactions along with the updated balance should not be lost.
• The system should also have another type of user who is an Administrator of the system. The
• Administrator can see, add, edit and remove any customers from the banking list.
All the above-mentioned tasks should be interacting with the Database in the backend using SQL queries along
with the PHP scrips in the middleware and HTML, HTML5 and CSS for the front end.
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A written assignment undertaken in groups of three or four students in the form of a report addressing a selected
topic related to abovementioned project. This assessment is a group project/activity and students are required to
work with their respective groups. No individual submission will be accepted. You will not receive any marks for
this assignment if your group members collectively report against you for non-participation or non-cooperation.
You have to nominate someone as your group leader to coordinate the assignment submission. Only one
submission is accepted for each group.
Marking Criteria Lecturer Expectation Marks Comments
Teamwork and good organisation Peer Review Report 5 Weekly
Construction of web structure Good organisation of files
and folders
User Interface using HTML/CSS3 Layout, navigation,
header, footer
PHP/MySQL Coding with Comments Database creation, ERD
and DFD,
Database connectivity,
results, transactions
Provides required functionality All the functional
requirements by
the website
Achieves the required non-functional
Identification of nonfunctional
requirements, displaying
them in
Software Design
Testing Software Design
Specification Documents
Total Marks 60
Content for Assessment Task papers should incorporate a formal introduction, main points and conclusion.
Appropriate academic writing and referencing are inevitable academic skills that you must develop and
demonstrate in work being presented for assessment. The content of high quality work presented by a student
must be fully referenced within-text citations and a Reference List at the end. Kent strongly recommends you
refer to the Academic Learning Support Workshop materials available on the Kent Learning Management System
(Moodle). For details please click the link http://moodle.kent.edu.au/kentmoodle/mod/folder/view.php?id=3606
and download the file titled “Harvard Referencing Workbook”. This Moodle Site is the location for Workbooks
and information that are presented to Kent Students in the ALS Workshops conducted at the beginning of each
Kent recommends a minimum of FIVE (5) references in work being presented for assessment. Unless otherwise
specifically instructed by your Lecturer or as detailed in the Unit Outline for the specific Assessment Task, any
paper with lessthan five (5) references may be deemed not meeting a satisfactory standard and possibly be failed.
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Content in Assessment tasks that includes sources that are not properly referenced according to the “Harvard
Referencing Workbook” will be penalised.
Marks will be deducted for failure to adhere to the word count if this is specifically stated for the Assessment Task
in the Unit Outline. As a general rule there is an allowable discretionary variance to the word count in that it is
generally accepted that a student may go over or under by 10% than the stated length.
References are assessed for their quality. Students should draw on quality academic sources, such as books,
chapters from edited books, journals etc. The textbook for the Unit of study can be used as a reference, but not
the Lecturer Notes. The Assessor will want to see evidence that a student is capable of conducting their own
research. Also, in order to help Assessors determine a student’s understanding of the work they cite, all in-text
references (not just direct quotes) must include the specific page number(s) if shown in the original. Before
preparing your Assessment Task or own contribution, please review this ‘YouTube’ video (Avoiding Plagiarism
through Referencing) by clicking on the following link: link:
A search for peer-reviewed journal articles may also assist students. These type of journal articles can be located
in the online journal databases and can be accessed from the Kent Library homepage. Wikipedia, online
dictionaries and online encyclopaedias are acceptable as a starting point to gain knowledge about a topic, but
should not be over-used – these should constitute no more than 10% of your total list of references/sources.
Additional information and literature can be used where these are produced by legitimate sources, such as
government departments, research institutes such as the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC),
or international organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO). Legitimate organisations and
government departments produce peer reviewed reports and articles and are therefore very useful and mostly
very current. The content of the following link explains why it is not acceptable to use non-peer reviewed websites
(Why can’t I just Google?): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N39mnu1Pkgw
(thank you to La Trobe University for access to this video).

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