CMSE326 Spring 2021/22


Term Project Topic :

          Choose a University which is in the top 300 of the Times Higher Education ranking, and test its Web site. Then perform a quality assessment on that Web site.

*** Students will work in groups of  Four

First thing to do: Form your group of 4 and send me an email indicating the team leader and the names and id numbers of group members. (by March 14 the latest)

Deadline for Progress Report-1: March 28, 2022

Intermediate Presentations : on the week of April 11, 2022

Deadline for Intermediate Reports: April 15, 2022

Deadline for Progress Report-2: to be announced later

Final Presentations : on the week of May 30, 2022

Deadline for Final Reports: June 6, 2022


Suggested format for Intermediate Reports:

       (Maximum no. of pages: 8, excluding the cover page)

1. Cover page

2. Outline (1 page)

3. Introduction (1 page)

4. Project Management Plan (timeline, work distribution, meetings,...)

5. Brief information about the Web site - what you have learned so far (explain how the site is organized, what type of info. is provided, etc.)

6. Overview of your Testing Strategy - (how are you going to test the Web site,  how are you going to assess its quality, and discuss the web testing tools you have found/selected)

7. Details of your Test Plan (explain briefly the tests you are going to perform)

8. List of tests you have performed so far - if any.

9. Tests you plan to conduct in the second part of the semester

10. Conclusion

11. References 

Suggested format for Final Reports:

       (Maximum no. of pages: 20, excluding appendix)

1. Cover page

2. Outline

3. Introduction

4. Project Management Plan (timeline, work distribution, meetings, who did what)

5. Information about the  Web site

6. Overview of your Testing Strategy - how did you test the sites, how did you assess their quality?

7. Testing Details (explain the tests you performed according to your test plan and their results)

8. Discussion on Test results (bugs discovered, reasons and how to remove them)

9. Discussion on the quality of the Web sites and suggested improvements

10. Conclusion

11. References

12. Appendix