Northwest Indian College's student body is diverse, ranging from students straight our of high school, many attracted by our growing athletic program, to returning adult learners of all ages. Over 75 percent of our students come from a federally-recognized Indian tribe and our students represent over 90 different Tribal nations. The Northwest Indian College proudly serves over 1,200 students annually.
Resources for faculty and staff at Northwest Indian College. Departments and programs at the college can be contacted using the Campus Directory
Northwest Indian College‘s main campus is located at the Lummi Nation. The College also has six full service extended campus sites located at Muckleshoot, Nez Perce, Nisqually, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Swinomish, and Tulalip. Please follow the links to the left to visit the website for each extended campus site.
Northwest Indian College provides a sanctuary of learning that in many ways reflect the values of the communities in which they are in.
Institutional research is an important way that Northwest Indian College fulfills its mission and strategic plan. Institutional research promotes institutional effectiveness through the use of planning, assessment, and feedback for continuous improvement.
Program Assessment Tools for Faculty
The Assessment Process at NWIC
Embedding Assessment at NWIC
Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Approaches at NWIC
Rubrics – examples and templates
Assessment in a Tribal College Context: A Case Study of NWIC (by Anne Marie Karlberg, 2007; 381 page doctoral thesis)
Harnessing Assessment – Pulling together, administrators, faculty, and staff can improve student learning (Tribal College Journal article by Anne Marie Karlberg); Volume 19, Issue 4, May, 2008
Tribal College Journal Assessment Resource Guide: Assessment experts provide resources from the basic to the sophisticated (by Anne Marie Karlberg); Volume 19, Issue 4, May, 2008
AIHEC Assessment Manual (by Anne Marie Karlberg) – contact author to access document
9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (by Alexander W. Astin; Trudy W. Banta; K. Patricia Cross; Elaine El-Khawas; Peter T. Ewell; Pat Hutchings; Theodore J. Marchese; Kay M. McClenney; Marcia Mentkowski; Margaret A. Miller; E. Thomas Moran; Barbara D. Wright)
Assessment at Alverno College (Alverno College is a leader in the assessment of student learning; also, they offer excellent workshops)
Grades versus Assessment (by Anne Marie Karlberg)
Assessment at NWIC 2006 (presented at Haskell June 2006)
Assessment at NWIC 2007 (presented at Haskell June 2007)
Assessment at NWIC 2008 (presented at NWIC all staff meeting September 2007)
Rubrics Workshop – 1/30/09
Faculty Assessment Presentation Preparation – 5/28/2011