South Central College
South Central College has been using the WIDS software since 2008. Most recently they have leveraged the application to ensure that their curriculum documents, including course outcome summaries and syllabi, are available in approved and final form via the Internet.
What if the college online catalog could provide more information than just the course title, description and credits? What if a student could review the course outline too?
Those were questions South Central College raised—and then solved by linking WIDS course outlines are availaing on forward-facing website to students, as well as industry members and the general public. to their online catalogue. Additionally South Central College utilizes WIDS software content to populate their website and catalog.
“The WIDS application programming interface, or API, is beneficial. It can pull out course outcome summary data and feed it into our e-course catalog and website so everything is consistent and current,” says Lisa Lamor, Faculty Development Specialist.
South Central College also uses the WIDS software to:
- Manage their curriculum development and review process
- Share curriculum at multiple campuses
- Transfer critical curriculum data to other applications