WIDS Guidelines

WIDS Guidelines








WIDS Guidelines
General Guidelines:
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Must be a “developer” within a course to change course content
Associate Dean/Dean are reviewers of changes or content
When requesting “approval” course will disappear till approved=pending approval;
cannot work on course when “Pending approval” status appears
After approval, course will be “Active”; courses are in “WIP” (work in progress) till
approval is requested, then will be in “Pending approval”
Expire is the term to delete
Syllabi work: Must sign yourself up as an Instructor in each course to work on Syllabus
or learning plans; course must be “active” to work on syllabus
Check “share” box if you wish to share your syllabus with other instructors

Linking Availability
At the program level:
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Program outcomes to courses (encouraged, may be required by accreditation) assign
introduce, reinforce or assess levels
Core abilities to courses (required) assign introduce, reinforce or assess levels
External standards to courses (if applicable)

Linking external standards (if applicable to your program):
Can Link external standards to program and courses
*Within a program;
 Program outcome summary tab (top)
 Related outcomes (Lt)
 External standards (Lt)
 Associate external standards set (click on main field)
 Check standard set for your program
 SAVE
 Then: assign outcomes to courses (Lt)—assign external standards (top tab)—EDIT
(top)---assign introduce, reinforce, assess—save

At the course level:
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Core abilities to competencies (encouraged, may be required by accreditation)
Program outcomes to competencies (encouraged, may be required by accreditation)
External standards to competencies (if applicable--encouraged, may be required by
accreditation)

Course Competencies, learning objectives and performance standards
(REQUIRED):

Created by: miksisj

Updated: 7.14.14 by runningm

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Assign a domain and level to the course competencies and learning objectives (use
WIDS libraries as resource)
Assign assessment strategies and criteria to performance standards (use WIDS libraries
as resource)

Created by: miksisj

Updated: 7.14.14 by runningm

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