Welcome to the Curriculum Resources Page! Here you will find information about and links to a variety of resources.


WIDS User Quick Guide

General WIDS Guidelines

WIDS Course Outcome Summary Guide, December 2019

Program and Curriculum Design Terminology

Program Design Process and the PDCA Cycle

Blooms Taxonomy


Who to Contact at Western

WIDS – This is the link to the WIDS homepage where you will find additional WIDS resources.

WIDS How to Videos – Select this link to go to the WIDS “How-To Videos.” Over 20 training videos are available with topics that vary from “Performance Based Learning” to “Design a Learning Plan.”

WIDS Sample Curriculum Documents Select this link to view WIDS Sample Curriculum Documents including Program Outcome Summaries, Course outcome Summaries, Course Learning Plans and many more.

Wisconsin Technical College System WIDS Repository – The repository is a place where curriculum may be stored and shared. Select one of the links below to find out how to use the repository.

Educational Services Manual (ESM) for the Wisconsin Technical College System.

The ESM is the official document for standards and procedures in developing and maintaining courses, programs, program curricula, and credit for prior learning policies used by the technical colleges. Users’ guides are available for both course approval and program curriculum approval.