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WisconsinX Service

This document provides an overview of the WisconsinX Service.

What is WisconsinX?

WisconsinX is a grouping of courses and programs offered through the edX platform under the UW-Madison brand. edX is a global platform open to the public to discover and participate in courses offered by academic institutions around the world. The WisconsinX offerings are presented on the WisconsinX dashboard of programs and courses. The global platform is presented at

What Services Do We Offer?

The WisconsinX Service Team provides the following services:

  • Setting up and managing WisconsinX business processes.
  • Setting up and managing WisconsinX data integrations and processes.
  • Creating and managing WisconsinX course shells.
  • Managing WisconsinX staff user accounts.
  • Training and support of WisconsinX staff users on the edX platform.
  • Providing support on any issues related to WisconsinX.
  • Ensuring compliance of WisconsinX use with relevant UW policies and contractual obligations.

Services Out of Scope

The following services are out of scope for the WisconsinX Service Team:

  • Creating, maintaining, and reviewing course content (though you may request these services from the Learning Engineering Group for noncredit courses).
  • Communicating with learners about course content.
  • Managing data in other UW systems, such as SIS or any CRMs.

Who Can Use This Service?

Academic units interested in offering noncredit or credit programs in the WisconsinX platform may refer to How to Create an edX Course.

People supporting current academic programs on the WisconsinX platform have a variety of options for access to the system and its data. See Overview of EdX Data Channels (shareable).

How Do I Access This Service?

To access this service or for any questions regarding WisconsinX, please contact the WisconsinX Service Team.

Who Supports WisconsinX?

The WisconsinX Service Team supports UW-Madison’s use of the edX platform, including serving as a single point of contact for service stakeholders and management of users and data in the edX platform.

KeywordsWisconsinX edX "instructional design" MOOC noncredit "lifelong learning" "online course development" "instruction support" instructional design lifelong learning online course development instruction support LEG DCS learning engineering "learning engineering group"   Doc ID132172
OwnerJessica P.GroupLearning Engineering Group
Created2023-10-18 10:33:17Updated2024-05-03 11:02:36
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