Towards Model Driven Architecture in Academic Quality Assurance Information System Development

Authors

  • Rashidah Mokhtar Computer Science Department, University Teknologi MARA Johor, 85009 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia.
  • Azizah Abdul Rahman Information System Department, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.
  • Siti Hajar Othman Computer Science Department, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

Keywords:

Quality Assurance, Model Driven Architecture, Information System, Metamodeling,

Abstract

In this research, we present the use of a Model Driven Architecture (MDA) in academic quality assurance (AQA) domain. To provide a detailed analysis of MDA, we show how the paradigm of MDA can be configured to implement the AQA application software based on information system (IS) platform. An extensive analysis of AQA models is constructed to extract the concepts and simultaneously created a metamodel that can be reused for similar projects. The sixstepwise of Othman and Beydoun metamodelling development is used to develop the metamodel. Then, the demonstration of usefulness of the metamodel is shown through instantiation and conformance process. The future development of AQA Knowledge Repository (AQA-KR) will ensures that users can use the stored knowledge to develop AQA solutions as AQA contexts vary

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Published

2017-03-15

How to Cite

Mokhtar, R., Abdul Rahman, A., & Othman, S. H. (2017). Towards Model Driven Architecture in Academic Quality Assurance Information System Development. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 9(1-3), 95–100. Retrieved from https://jtec.utem.edu.my/jtec/article/view/1751