2021 WIDS User Group

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 ‚Äčat the Concourse Hotel, Madison WI

8 am - 9 am:   Networking and Light Breakfast
9 am – 3 pm:   User Group with Lunch provided ($75 - Registration is Open Now)

Join other WIDS Site Administrators and curriculum champions in person to:

  • learn from other users about successful curriculum initiatives
  • share software best practices
  • network with other curriculum and assessment professionals 
  • explore upcoming functionality in the software

 2021 User Group Agenda

Through panel presentations, showcase projects, and networking activities, learn from other champions about how they are using WIDS.  Below is a sneak peek at some of the topics we are planning for 2021. Take a look!

  • Engaging Faculty in the Assessment Process
  • Signature Assessments: Planning for Common Course Assessments
  • Online Learning - Quality, Delivery, Reflection
  • Integrating DEI into Your Curriculum Using WIDS
  • Streamlined OAP Process and Plan 

Lodging

Lodging accommodations are available at the Madison Concourse Hotel.  Some great features of the hotel are:

  • Free transportation to and from the Madison airport
  • Free shuttle, as available, to and from destinations within 1 mile from the hotel
  • Easy access and walkability to the state capitol building and University of Wisconsin - Madison student union
  • Walking distance to a myriad of excellent restaurants
  • Overnight parking for guests is $15 (self-park)
  • Parking for the User Group is available in various lots downtown Madison.  The State Street Capitol Garage at 214 N. Carroll St. is the closest to the hotel.  

A block of rooms has been set aside for WIDS User Group and Workshop attendees for Tuesday - Thursday 11/9 - 11/11/21. The negotiated rate is $119 and available through 10/11/21. Register at the Madison Concourse here.  

For attendees who work at a WTCS College, the hotel has a negotiated state rate; state identification is necessary upon check-in. Register for the WI Employee State Rate here

Registration Is Open!

Featured 2021 WIDS Workshops

Thursday, November 11, 2021

  • 8:30 am – 3:00 pm with light breakfast and lunch
  • Concourse Hotel, 1 West Dayton, Madison, WI
  • $495 early bird rate now through 10/15/21
  • $595 after 10/15/21

Two Full-Day and In-Person Workshops with a morning and an afternoon session.

Select the packaged option best for you!

Option 1: Read More and Register

  • Morning Session: Simple Site Administrator
  • Afternoon Session: Planning for Meaningful Outcome Assessment at Your Organization

Option 2: Read More and Register

  • Morning Session: Simple Site Administrator
  • Afternoon Session: DACUM Virtual Task Analysis

Option 3: Read More and Register

  • Morning Session: Approaching Co-curricular Assessment with WIDS 
  • Afternoon Session: DACUM Virtual Task Analysis

Option 4: Read More and Register

  • Morning Session: Approaching Co-Curricular Assessment with WIDS
  • Afternoon Session: Planning for Meaningful Outcome Assessment at Your Organization