Implementation Guides

  • Program Content Formatting Guidelines

    To ensure that your program content is imported properly into the system, here are a few guidelines you can use to review your Word document before submitting it to your PC. Clean up broken lines in the text Eliminate extra lines that are breaking up content that belongs together. Incorrect Correct Check for Paragraph Marks When the document is converted into Word, pa...

  • Catalog Maintenance Checklist and Timeline

    Catalog Maintenance is an ongoing process that can be broken down into three key areas as indicated in the diagram above. A to-do list has been provided for each area to ensure success in managing your catalog content. We recommend that you use this checklist and apply a timeline to each task to ensure that you are ready and prepared to publish your catalog when needed...

  • Common CSV File Issues: How to Resolve

    As you prepare your Course Import file, here are some common errors to look out for. We provide some solutions, but you should refer back to your IT if you continue to have trouble with the file. Save as .csv UTF-8 Remember to save your file in csv UTF-8 format before submitting to your PC. Notepad, Notepad++, and TextEdit Your PC will review your csv file to make sure...

  • Getting Started with Implementation

    Client Implementation Deliverables: Web-Template Guide The client provides 2-3 URLs that best reflect the look and feel of the institution’s website. Watermark will develop a web template that includes the institution’s fonts, colors, and other styling elements to build the catalog. Course Import File Guide Clients provide a csv file containing all of their courses...

  • Course Import Guidelines

    In order to use Catalogs as a content management system, your institution will provide course data from your student information system on a regular basis. Course information can be updated before publishing the catalog for the new academic year or on a more frequent basis. Keep in mind that when courses are imported, any previous changes to courses made in the system w...

  • Course Learning Outcomes Import Guidelines

    *If importing more than one type of outcome, i.e. Course Outcomes and General Education Outcomes, provide in separate files. If you would like to import any other type of outcome, please consult with your Product Consultant on best practices.  The import supports .csv UTF-8. A header row should indicate the contents of each column, as each heading is manually mapped to ...

  • Web Template Specifications Guide

    Curriculum Strategy hosts your online catalog and template. Our intent is to a create web template that replicates your Institutional website. Please provide web pages that accurately reflect your Institution's website. If you are undergoing a redesign, please guide us to pages on your development site. We will use these pages as guidance when creating the web template ...

  • Curriculum Management Form Template Basics

    This article is used in conjunction with the Curriculum Form Template. It describes the column headers on the template, impacts on the form, and how they should be used. In order to help you get started, commonly seen fields have been added to the template for reference. Feel free to delete, add, or modify any information in the template. The form template will be provi...

  • Creating Workflows for Curriculum

    The workflow for curriculum will define which individuals the proposals should be sent to for approval, and the order of those approvals. Workflows can be completely linear, or they can branch at different points to send to different user roles depending on how a certain field is answered in the proposal. Linear Workflow: Branching Workflow: Branches can be based on: ...

  • Syllabus Form Template Basics

    This guide is used in conjunction with the Syllabus Form Template. This guide describes the column headers on the template, impacts on the form, and how they should be used. In order to help you get started, commonly seen fields have been added to the template for reference. Feel free to delete, add, or modify any information in the template. Please note that the fields...

  • Creating Workflows for Syllabus

    The workflow for syllabi will define which individuals the proposals should be sent to for approval, and the order of those approvals. Workflows can be completely linear, or they can branch at different points to send to different user roles depending on how a certain field is answered in the proposal. Linear Workflow: Branching Workflow: Branches can be based on: Com...