When entering content into a self-study report in Watermark’s Planning and Self-Study platform, there are several functionalities you can utilize and best practices you can follow to ensure that your self-study report displays as intended.
In this article, we will discuss how to effectively:
edit the formatting of the Narrative text
clear undesired formatting from cop...
Customize a Self-Study Report
Self-Study administrators can customize self-study reports according to their or their accreditor’s needs.
Administrators can add new sections and standards and can choose to omit or include the narratives for each. They can also edit the title or description of existing sections and subsections, reorder existing ones, and/or remove them.
In each section of the Self-Study, content contributors have the ability to add evidence to the area they have been assigned.
This evidence is uploaded through the Manage Evidence function on the right of the section's landing page:
This will bring the user to a page where evidence can be added from a variety of sources:
Note that maximum file size and acceptable...
To begin working in the Self-Study module, click the Accreditation Self-Studies tab on the left-hand menu of your homepage (Note: This option will only appear for users with the Administrator role).
You will then see self-study reports that you have either created or that have been assigned to you by another administrator at your institution.
To begin creating a...
Publish a Self-Study Report to a Website
Self-Study administrators can create websites for self-studies and publish them online in an easily navigable format by following these step-by-step instructions:
Navigate to the report’s Overview section, click “Settings”, and then select “Create Website”.
2. Click the pencil icon and customize or delete the self-st...
This is a list of available Planning & Self-Study Templates that can be activated for your account. Please note, this list will be updated as our template options change.
Regional Accreditation Templates
Blank Template (See this article for more information on creating a new self-study from scratch: Customizing Self-Study Reports)
HLC - Assurance Review
Can you link attachments and links to narrative from Docs and Reports?
The link here is for plan-specific reports; however, any files from Docs and Reports can be downloaded and uploaded as evidence.
Why does a Self-Study appear locked for a user?
A user must be added to a self-study as a Self-Study Administrator or a Contributor in order to have access to it.