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CAIDi Advise Sheet: Curriculum summary and history

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CAIDi (Curriculum Approvals Information Database online) is a UWA-developed curriculum management system that is used for developing, changing, approving and managing curriculum information.

Who is this advice sheet for?

This advice sheet is designed to assist Faculty curriculum staff and curriculum developers in searching for information (current and historical) about curriculum items.

Find information about a curriculum item

From the Home screen select the curriculum item you are looking for; the screen dynamically updates depending upon your selection.

search curr items

The summary page provides one-stop-shop for information about a curriculum item.

 one stop shop

Individual tabs on the curriculum item Summary page include the following sections:

  • Information: Administration, Details, Unit offered/shared in courses, History and Watch List
  • Changes: Annual change, Fast-track change and Change history
  • Queries: Pending queries and resolved queries (given by Publications while editing and approved curriculum item)
  • Reports: Type, Date and/or changes, PDF page orientation.  The CAIDi report can be sent to another user by clicking on email report button. You can export CAIDi data into an Excel document. For details refer to the CAIDi Advice Sheet on Reporting and Exporting.
  • Comments – used by proposers and administrative staff to make notes

Find the history of a curriculum item

1. To find the approval history, go to the Information tab on the curriculum item Summary page, as described in the previous step.



2. To find the change history, go to the Changes tab on the curriculum item Summary page. Select from the following options:

  • Change status: Current/most recent, Any changes approved, All approved or pending changes, Replaced, Drafted, Proposed, Actioned or Approved, Cancelled,
  • Change type: All changes since approval, All changes, Annual Changes, Fast-tract changes, Administrative edits, Publications edits, Legislative Committee edits, Revisions, Change before submission
  • Field changes: select as required

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