Dale Henning

Date of Award

Spring 2001

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

First Advisor

Tom Halverson

Second Advisor

Wayne Pauli

Third Advisor

Zehai Zhou

Fourth Advisor

Terry Dennis


This paper will explain the process of developing an online tracking system to track RITELink online training participants to better understand their website usage and training progress. Deliverables for this project include a working system that tracks web page visitation activity, and provides reporting functions to the end-user. This report first covers why the project was completed, explaining the reasoning in choosing this project, and why this project was implemented in this manner. The report then explains how the project was accomplished, detailing the logic and technologies used.

Technical details are discussed heavily throughout this report, as this project dealt with highly technical subjects. However, every attempt was made to explain the context in which the technology was used for this project, providing examples and overviews of the topic before discussing the details.