Training and Resources
Overview for WKU, CPE, and SACSCOC Approvals
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Budget Development for Programs
CourseLeaf (CIM) Tutorials
Colonnade Proposals: When creating or revising a course, proponents will be prompted on whether the course should be considered for Colonnade approval. If "yes" is selected, the proponent will be required to upload the appropriate Colonnade course proposal form along with the course syllabus. Visit https://www.wku.edu/colonnade/faculty-resources.php to download the necessary forms. When Colonnade is selected, the committee will be included as part of the workflow. The Colonnade Committee must approve the course before it moves to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.
Professional Education Committee: If course is a part of a teacher certifiable program or if a teacher certification program is proposed or revised, the proponent should indicate PEC approval is required on the form. Then, PEC will be included in the workflow. If you have questions concerning whether the proposal requires PEC approval, please contact the Dean's Office in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
The below webinars are shared on the SACSCOC.org website:
Adapting to the Revised Substantive Change Policy (Recording courtesy LEAP Texas, April 2021)
Off-Campus Instructional Site Approvals [MP4] and Handout [PDF]. This webinar covers the approval criteria and process - including the new extensive review and limited review pathways - for off-campus instructional sites / additional locations. (Recorded June 4, 2021)
Positioning for Success: Institutional Practices for Managing Substantive Change (Recording courtesy Watermark, July 2019; registration required)
Substantive Change (Recording courtesy Tennessee Accreditation Network; September 2020)
Substantive Change Policy: Selected Topics [MP4] and Handout [PDF]. This webinar covers an overview of the revised policy (2020, as amended) and the previous policy, a general review of procedures, new programs, and prospectus development. (Recording courtesy Virginia Regional Accreditation Symposium and James Madison University; August 5, 2021)