WIDS Online Courses

WIDS self-paced online courses guide new users through the process of developing performance-based courses or programs in the WIDS Software. Best practice modeled learning activities engage learners with objective-supported content, how-to videos, and virtual meetings as needed.All learners exit their six-week course with documentation from their own course or program design.

Course Design Online

Design your own course in the WIDS Software in this self-paced, 16-hour asynchronous learning experience appropriate for faculty and instructional designers.  A WIDS expert will be available weekly (or as desired) to coach, guide, and encourage you as you apply concepts and principles of the WIDS model of instructional design to your project. As a participant you will:

  • use the WIDS Software (your own site, or 6-week access to a working site just for you!)
  • design or revise current course competencies, objectives, & performance standards
  • design learning plans and activities
  • develop performance assessment tasks
  • complete the course with your own syllabi, learning plans, and rubric documents
  • receive a certificate of completion

Upon registration you will have six weeks to complete the course.

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Program Design Online

Design your own program in the WIDS Software in this self-paced, 16-hour asynchronous learning experience appropriate for department chairs, assessment directors, & faculty involved in program development. A WIDS expert will be available weekly (or as desired) to coach, guide, and encourage you as you apply concepts and principles of the WIDS model of instructional design to your project. As a participant you will: 

  • use the WIDS Software (your own site, or 6-week access to a working site just for you!)
  • develop standards-driven program of study
  • define program outcomes
  • create program course lists
  • create an outcome assessment plan
  • complete the course with curriculum maps and program outcome summary documents
  • receive a certificate of completion

Upon registration you will have six weeks to complete the course.

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