• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 35, Pages: 1-12

Original Article

Evaluation of State University and College Institutional Websites in the Philippines


Objectives: A quality website provides quality information. In this paper, it investigated and evaluated the State University and Colleges in the Philippines. The main objective of this study is to measure the overall performance of the website regarding accessibility, experience, marketing, and technology. This paper also investigates how the Pangasinan State University ranks with other SUC in the Philippines. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The web address from all state universities and colleges in the Philippines, there are 114 SUC in the Philippines that was tested based on the four categories of accessibility, experience, marketing, and technology. Nibbler was used to testing all the websites and scored from 0 as the lowest to 10 as the highest. The underlying mathematical formula was used to determine the overall rating. Sorting was used to determine the ranking of each website compared to another website. Findings: The result shows that University of the Philippines and Visayas State University ranked first in the list of 114 total number of SUC. While one focus of this study is to determine the ranking of Pangasinan State University, the overall position of the institution was ranked at fifth place. The result of the study shows that SUC website in the Philippines provided a satisfying result. The Top 5 institutional websites based on the testing tool was known as the institutions with a high number of Center of Excellence and Center of Development. Pangasinan State University is doing well in web rankings too with an overall score of 8.3 making in the 5th place nationwide from a previous score of 4.9 in the year 2015. Lastly, this evaluation provides a quality measure to all government institution website. Application/Improvements: The evaluation of the SUC Website will help the researchers and web administrators to propose a quality measure for an institution website.

Keywords: Institution, Philippines, Ranking, Website


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