WTCS Curriculum Training

Have you been assigned a WTCS curriculum project? Are you confused about using your college WIDS site and the WTCS Repository?

Use the online training links! This training will help orient you to WTCS curriculum projects.  You'll learn about what to expect in your project and how it relates to the WIDS performance-based learning model.

Select one or more of these lessons:

  • WTCS Curriculum: Strategies and Tools
  • Technical Skills Attainment
  • Aligned Course Review
  • Aligned Program Review
  • Prior Learning Assessment

WTCS Curriculum: Strategies and Tools

This lesson is perfect for faculty who are new to the WTCS curriculum design.  It creates a foundation for all WTCS curriculum projects.

Competency: Use WTCS strategies and tools in course and program projects

Criteria:

  • Articulate the performance-based learning model used in the WTCS
  • Login to your college WIDS site
  • Access the WTCS Repository  
  • Use the WIDS search feature to locate programs and courses
  • Print a WIDS report

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Aligned Course Review

Use this lesson if you have not worked on an Aligned Course Review project.

 

Competency: Prepare to participate in a systemwide aligned course review project.

Criteria

  • Explain the importance of aligned course reviews
  • Evaluate course competencies according to WTCS quality criteria
  • Evaluate course performance standards according to WTCS quality criteria
  • Summarize the key steps in the course review process
  • Locate a course outcome summary on the WTCS Repository

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Technical Skill Attainment

Use this lesson if you are new to Technical Skill Attainment (TSA) projects, or haven't worked on one in a long time.

 

Competency: Prepare to participate in a systemwide Technical Skill Attainment (TSA) project

Criteria: 

  • Examine the importance of TSA assessment to your program
  • Determine valid assessments that meet TSA guidelines
  • Evaluate program outcome statements according to WTCS quality criteria
  • Evaluate program outcome performance standards according to WTCS quality criteria
  • Use TSA-related documents on the WTCS Repository
  • Summarize key steps in the WTCS TSA process

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Prior Learning Assessment

Coming soon!

Aligned Program Review

Coming soon!