Intro to Curriculum Links

One of the major projects our team1 has been working on for the last couple of years is the University of Calgary’s Curriculum Links application. From the project website overview: It’s an application that supports curriculum design and review - an entire program can be designed before it’s submitted to a faculty for approval, allowing for pre-flight testing of the program. Do all of the claimed program-level outcomes get incorporated appropriately?...

March 3, 2020 · 2 min

modularizing and disaggregating

At the COHERE 2019 conference, the informal theme this morning was on modularizing and disaggregating1 - breaking out of the traditional 4-year degree program, breaking away from the semester-long course, enabling access to content and resources and people outside of the traditional contexts. Dr. Reid opened the conference with a description of this shift, and in reframing how we as an institution think about online experiences - that they aren’t “less than” traditional face-to-face experiences....

November 14, 2019 · 2 min

RSS Adoption at the U of C

We’re working with our Faculty of Medicine to help them in their Curriculum Information System project. It’s a cool way for them to track their enormous and dynamic (i.e., changing) curriculum, as well as the resources that support it. CAREO is being used as a content management component for the MedCIS project. Their portal is built in SunONE Portal, so it’s quite different technology. How to integrate? The integration is primarily being done via the RSS feeds exposed by CAREO....

April 24, 2003 · 1 min