GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EFFICIENT TIMETABLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
This study is a descriptive research. The process of the research consisted of three stages as follows 1) arranging for a meeting for sharing knowledge about timetable management. 2) Synthesizing the information and the documents from the meeting to draft guidelines. 3) Evaluating the timetable management to staff preparing timetable for the faculty, and curriculum and instruction staff from the Academic Service Division in SuanSunandhaRajabhat University of 2017 academic year (from August 2017 to June 2018). The objective of this study was to find the effective ways to develop the timetable management from knowledge management. The knowledge management was analyzed and integrated to be guidelines for the development of efficient timetable management which used updated and convenient information system in its operation. The timetable management effected on the users who were academic staff to be capable of retrieving study plan of each academic subject and do not have to key data every time of timetable management. Therefore, they were able to send the study plan to the Head of Department to be taken into consideration and filled in the relating information, for example, instructors, date, time, and classrooms. The results helped eliminating timetables to be more convenient and decreased the problem of the incorrect course information which needed to be corrected according to curriculum. The university students were able to see online study plan to understand total study plan based on curriculum. In addition, the timetable management also supported the timetable management staff to work conveniently. It was able to record the information about academic subjects, classrooms, instructors and could be used to search for the details of subjects and instructors effectively. The satisfaction of staff preparing timetable for the Faculty, and curriculum and instruction staff from the Academic Service Division in SuanSunandhaRajabhat University for this guidelines was at high level.