Figure 6 sequence diagram of the developed web

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Figure 6. Sequence Diagram of the Developed Web Application
103 Palestinian Journal of Technology & Applied Sciences - No. 2 - January 2019 A program’s evaluation passes into two phases, self-evaluation and external review. In the first phase, the dean of a faculty assigns an evaluation team to complete the evaluation process. This involves entry of quantitative data, response to qualitative indicators to get scores of a program and each of its domains, response to quality requirements, generation and submission of Self-Evaluation Report (SER). In the second phase, the QAA assigns external reviewers to review each program, study the SER, conduct field visits, and submit External-Evaluation Report (EER). Based on the EER, the QAA can then make decision to accredit, reaccredit, or reject the program. 5 SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION We have implemented and developed the proposed web tool for program evaluation using HTML5, PHP and MySQL with responsive web design to be adaptive with different devices. This has passed into three main phases. At first, we have developed the database depending on the entity relational diagram (ERD) shown in figure 3. In the second phase, we have developed the main user interface shown in figure 7 and the evaluation forms shown in figures 8 and 9. In addition, we have developed the scores report shown in figure 10 and the SER wizard (i.e. the quality requirements) shown in figure 11. Finally, in the third phase, we have implemented the system functions and procedures based on the flowchart shown in figure 4 and figure 5 as well as the sequence diagram shown in figure 6. We have also implemented the mathematical model for weighting and scoring of the qualitative indicators of all domains. Figure 8 shows the quantitative-indicators forms of an academic program, where the evaluation team can fill-in the required quantitative data for the program under evaluation. Figure 9 shows the qualitative-indicators forms, where the evaluation team can respond to qualitative indicators and provide each with relevant evidences. Figure 7. Main User Interface of the Developed Web Application
104 A Proposed Web Application for Quality Improvement of Academic Programs in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) Dr. Eng. Yousef Sabbah Dr. Bassam Tork Dr. Derar Eleyan Figure 8. Quantitative Indicators Forms of an Academic Program Figure 9. Evaluation Domains and Qualitative Indicators with Evidences of an Academic Program
105 Palestinian Journal of Technology & Applied Sciences - No. 2 - January 2019 Figure 10 shows the weights and scores of each domain as well as the total program score, while figure 11 illustrates the SER wizard, which is used by the self-evaluation team to respond to the quality requirements, and finally generate the SER. Figure 10. Results (Weights and Scores) of the Evaluation Domains (Program Quality Standards) Figure 11. Self-Evaluation Report (SER) Builder: Response to Quality Requirements of a Sample Domain
106 A Proposed Web Application for Quality Improvement of Academic Programs in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) Dr. Eng. Yousef Sabbah

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