Project Round-Up

External Funding
Objective: Update the current online searchable database. Update the underlying technology from CDML to PHP. Update the FileMaker back-end so staff can use it to manage content.
Status: Behind schedule. I had to reset the project plan to catch up. I'm still working on coding the php pages. Made a breakthrough and work should go smoothly now.
View the project plan ->


SPD (Searchable Program Database)
Objective: Create a web interface where users can search programs.
Status: The Web SWG is developing the look, structure and behavior of a new program minisite. Visit the Web SWG blog for more information.
View the project plan ->


Lib Ed Website
Objective: Update the current Liberal Education Requirements online database. Update the underlying technology from Instant Web Publishing to PHP, improve navigation, add functionality, enhance the look and feel by embedding it within the LAC web template.
Status: Creating new wireframes that deal with two sets of Liberal Education requirements.
View the project plan ->


Publication Order Form
Objective: Create an online order form where the university community and outside institutions can request Learning Abroad publications.
Status: Christopher successfully set up a two-server testing environment and was working on the live version when he was swallowed by Peoplesoft. We'll check his availability June 1.


Confucius Institute Online Catalog
Objective: Create an online catalog based on the assets in the Lending Library Database. Plus a php calendar.
Status: A meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 29.


Confucius Institute PHP Calendar
Objective: Implement a PHP calendar on their website. Should be a snap-in job. Has already been done by Patrick and Mohammed.
Status: We'll discuss during meeting scheduled for Friday, May 29.


Orientation Online Registration
Objective: Create a way for students to sign up for an orientation online.
Status: It's a go and on the schedule for a mid-June start.


China Center Database
Objective: Update their current database look and functionality
Status: It's a go and on the schedule for a mid-July start.


Curriculum Integration Database Done!
Objective: Make changes per Mandi.
Status: Not started. I estimate 5-10 hours to complete.
Deadline: May 22, 2009


Incident Abroad Database Done!
Objective: Make changes per Stacey.
Status: Not started. I estimate 10-15 hours to complete.
Deadline: May 29, 2009