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Valid Learning & Teaching Plans

Valid Learning & Teaching Plans

In earlier blog posts, we talked about...
Career Pathways Made Easy Webinar

Career Pathways Made Easy Webinar

Join us for a 30-minute webinar to find out...
Designing the Future Workforce using RAPID DACUM

Designing the Future Workforce using RAPID DACUM

While apprenticeship is traditionally in the...
The Path to Better Jobs

The Path to Better Jobs

Meet Sam. He sees his job as a dead end and...
Navigating Through Apprenticeship Development

Navigating Through Apprenticeship Development

Apprenticeships are becoming more appealing to...
Read this Before You Align to Standards

Read this Before You Align to Standards

Aligning a course or program to national or...
Performance Standards Part 3 - Checklists

Performance Standards Part 3 - Checklists

You can make expectaions transparent and easy...
Celebrating One Year, 8 Courses, 80 Registered Users

Celebrating One Year, 8 Courses, 80 Registered Users

Cue the music, the balloons, and confetti!...
Performance Standards Part 2 - Criteria

Performance Standards Part 2 - Criteria

How can you write criteria for your selected...
Performance Standards Part 1 -  Strategies

Performance Standards Part 1 - Strategies

Performance standards give you a tool to...
The Hidden Curriculum You Want

The Hidden Curriculum You Want

No matter what you teach, you probably want...
Leveling Up Your Learning Activities

Leveling Up Your Learning Activities

Instructional designers often talk about ways...
Pulling In Your Learners

Pulling In Your Learners

All teachers exert a gravitational pull on...
Adult Learning: It’s Not Child’s Play

Adult Learning: It’s Not Child’s Play

What are the goals of the learning activities...
Four Pillars of Learning Activities

Four Pillars of Learning Activities

What's the foundation for your learning...
Refreshing the Learning Cycle

Refreshing the Learning Cycle

When you are teaching a class, what is the...
Three Steps to Learning Objectives

Three Steps to Learning Objectives

Instructional designers have many ways of...
Do Your Competencies have a Recipe?

Do Your Competencies have a Recipe?

Once you’ve written course competencies,...
Competencies – Too Many or Not Enough?

Competencies – Too Many or Not Enough?

How many competencies are reasonable for your...
Curriculum Outcome Therapy

Curriculum Outcome Therapy

Your competencies may not need to see a...
10 Things to Know - Online Course Creation

10 Things to Know - Online Course Creation

Moving your face-to-face course online to your...
Which WIDS Course is Perfect for You?

Which WIDS Course is Perfect for You?

New online courses in the WIDS Learning Center...
At Your Fingertips -- WIDS Online Learning Courses

At Your Fingertips -- WIDS Online Learning Courses

We all want what is best for student learning...
Closer Look at Curriculum

Closer Look at Curriculum

We all want what is best for student learning...
Single Source of Truth

Single Source of Truth

Colleges have curriculum information in...
Prior Learning Assessment: Military Medic to RN

Prior Learning Assessment: Military Medic to RN

Follow a WIDS and WTCS collaborative process...
Making Assessment Data Useful

Making Assessment Data Useful

Assessment data is helpful if it is used to...
Streamlining Quality Improvement Cycle for HLC in One System

Streamlining Quality Improvement Cycle for HLC in One System

You oversee accreditation review at your...
Where are all things 'curriculum' at your organization?

Where are all things 'curriculum' at your organization?

If you're in education, you've been in...
The Accreditation Team -- You and the WIDS Software!

The Accreditation Team -- You and the WIDS Software!

Colleges and programs that develop quality...
What are students doing in your course?

What are students doing in your course?

Learning Plans give you a way to design how...
How Simple is Your Syllabus Solution?

How Simple is Your Syllabus Solution?

A syllabus is a key tool for most instructors....
Design in WIDS - Deliver in Blackboard

Design in WIDS - Deliver in Blackboard

Streamline your curriculum design and delivery...
Three Steps to Program Review and Revision

Three Steps to Program Review and Revision

Revising college programs can be a daunting...
Career Pathways: A WIDS Roadmap for Student Success

Career Pathways: A WIDS Roadmap for Student Success

Develop career pathways in WIDS with our...
Writing Program Outcomes

Writing Program Outcomes

Imagine the ideal graduate of your program....