Spring 2011

Featured Articles:

  • Helping Low Income Adults and People Lacking Basic Skills
  • Enhancing Nanoscience Curriculum with DACUM and Curriculum Mapping
  • WIDS Trains Instructors in Junior Leadership Corps Pilot Program; Innovates Course Design

This issue highlights our web-based application and features three clients who contracted our services in curriculum development. Clients range from a technical college, to a college system, to a partnership with the National Association of State Boards of Education and the U.S. Army.

Fall 2010

Featured Articles:

  • Doctoral Program Combines Online and Face-to-Face Learning
  • Making the Move - Web-harnessed WIDS
  • Army JROTC's 21st Century Curriculum Debuts
  • WIDS Promotes Leah Osborn; Hires Chris Shannon

This issue describes the importance of WIDS during development and accreditation of a community college leadership doctoral program, NATEF program and more. The JROTC's 21st Century Curriculum debuts, and status of web-based WIDS is highlighted.

Spring 2010

Featured Articles:

  • A Unique Approach: Going beyond Carl D. Perkins Compliance
  • Closing the Gap in Inmate Training
  • Michener's Unique Continual Improvement Commitment
  • Volkswagen of South Africa Embarks on $55 Million Training Initiative

Fall 2009

Featured Articles:

  • Kansas Embarks on Massive Tech-ed Curriculum Alignment
  • Correlating Learning Objectives to State & National Standards
    Junior Achievement Works with WIDS
  • 'Green' Geothermal is Core to Indianhead's Revised Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology Program
  • Northern Essex's Nursing Alignment Enhances Clinical Assessment

Spring 2009

Featured Articles:

  • 'Greening' Curriculum: Green Industry Technician
  • Refining Wisconsin's Natural Resources Technician 
  • Minnesota Revises Farm Business Management Curriculum
  • Filling the Gap - New Disaster Preparedness Training for Health Care 

Fall 2008

Featured Articles:

  • WIDS Team Prepares for 2nd International User Group
  • The Power of a Process: Practical solutions for implementing career clusters and other industry driven standards 
  • Learning Activities for Today: Wikis, Blogs & Podcasts: Using them as part of a course or program is easier with WIDS
  • Embracing Program Design for Continual Improvement of Curricula

Spring 2008

Featured Articles:

  • Transparency of Institutional Outcomes & Assessment
  • Online Veterinary Technician Program Built from Scratch
  • CurriculumBank: Online Curriculum Storage and Collaborative Curriculum Development
  • Strengthening Assessment and Measurement: One College's Story
  • Online Safety Modules Available to Public

Fall 2007

Featured Articles:

  • Mapping Curriculum: Four-year Institutions Seek to Better Manage Courses and Programs College-wide
  • Performance-based Learning Changes South Africa's Business and Industry-The LR Group Uses WIDS for Training
  • A Year in the Shoes of a First-year WIDS Coach
  • Financial Education for a New Generation-NEFE's High School Financial Planning Program revised
  • Online Courses Developed to Improve Emergency Response at State and Local Levels