Textbook Deadlines

Featured

The deadlines for Textbooks this Summer and Fall 2017 semesters are as follows:

  • March 2nd     Textbook update forms for the Summer and Fall semesters are due to                        the Curriculum Department.
  • March 9th      The On-line textbook adoption system will be available for adopting                              books for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017
  • March 27th    The On-line textbook adoption system will be closed.

Textbook forms and adoption process click here!

Curriculum Deadlines

For inclusion into the catalog and web site:

Due by September 30: New Programs
• All approvals through step four (Program Proposal), including notification of WTCS Board approval, must be received by the Curriculum Office for inclusion in the printed catalog.

o WTCS Board meets odd numbered months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, and Nov.)
o Program proposals must be submitted to WTCS approximately 60 days before WTCS Board meetings.

Due by Oct. 15: Major Modifications and Advanced Technical Certificates
• Major Modifications WTCS approvals must be received by November 30 to be entered into the catalog
• Advanced Technical Certificates WTCS approvals must be received by November 30 for inclusion in the printed catalog

Due by December 15: Program/Course Descriptions
• Course Descriptions
• Pre-requisites
• Co-requisites
• Program Overview, Career Outlook, Program Learning Outcomes, Preparation for Admissions, and Future Opportunities.

Web site only, catalog updated for the following year
Existing Programs:
• No changes accepted to curriculum after applications are being accepted for the upcoming academic year (+/- April 1)
o No adding courses to programs
o No removing courses from programs
o No changes to existing courses that affect credit values
• Will only accept changes for:
o Course title change.
o Course allocation of contact hours not affecting credit values

ALL ACCEPTABLE course changes MUST be made before registration starts.

WIDS DEMONSTRATION & DROP IN SESSIONS

Featured

Want to learn about the new WIDS to web software? We will be offering  demonstration classes in the telepresence rooms in the upcoming months.
Drop In Sessions posted below.

This demonstration is a showcase for the new web-based WIDS software. Covered in the session will be WIDS software improvements, common terms, roles and statuses, course creation/modification process, approval process, and a tour of the software itself. Individuals attending should have prior experience creating a Course Outcome Summary (COS).

The telepresence rooms are located in the following campuses along with the support staff names and numbers.

Milwaukee Campus Rm M201B        Mequon Campus Rm A201  
Jim Stepp                                               Aaron Davis
414-297-7066                                        262-238-2354
steppj@matc.edu                                davisad@matc.edu
Oak Creek Campus Rm A119          West Allis Campus Rm 151  
Peter Attipetty                                      Greg Davis
414-571-4719                                      414-456-5347
attipetp@matc.edu                            davisg@matc.edu

 

WIDS Drop-In Sessions

WIDS drop-in sessions to provide one-on-one help to individuals using the new web-based WIDS software work through any problems you are encountering. Individuals attending should have prior experience creating a Course Outcome Summary (COS). The sessions will be held at the Milwaukee Faculty Innovation Center M201.

February 12th, 2015 Thursday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
February 24th, 2015 Tuesday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
March 12th, 2015 Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
March 23rd, 2015 Monday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
April 1st, 2015 Wednesday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
April 17th, 2015 Friday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
April 27th, 2015 Monday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Textbook Adoption System Now Open

Please forward this message to the people in your department that are responsible for adopting textbooks.

The textbook system is open until Wednesday November 12th. Below is the link to the Textbook Guided Adoptions for your convenience. I have also created a link to the list of missing adoptions. If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact Michelle Gunderson at gundermm@matc.edu or 76468.

Textbook Adoption – Online Guide

Missing adoptions 2014-11-06

WIDS to Web Demonstrations

Want to learn about the new WIDS to web software? Click Here.

The telepresence rooms are located in the following campuses along with the support staff names and numbers.

Milwaukee Campus Rm M201B        Mequon Campus Rm A201  
Jim Stepp                                               Aaron Davis
414-297-7066                                        262-238-2354
steppj@matc.edu                                davisad@matc.edu
Oak Creek Campus Rm A119          West Allis Campus Rm 151  
Peter Attipetty                                      Greg Davis
414-571-4719                                      414-456-5347
attipetp@matc.edu                            davisg@matc.edu

 

We also will be offering drop-in sessions to provide one-on-one help to individuals already using the new web-based WIDS software work through any problems you are encountering.