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 College 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.
The following is a collection of documents, presentations, and links to resources that have been used in the development of assessment processes at NWIC. They are presented as resources for ongoing assessment work at NWIC.
The Assessment Process at NWIC
Embedding Assessment at NWIC
Learning, Teaching, and Assessment Approaches at NWIC
External Resources for Developing and Using Rubrics
Assessment in a Tribal College Context: A Case Study of NWIC (by Anne Marie Karlberg, 2007; 381 page doctoral thesis)
AIHEC – Assessment Essentials for Tribal Colleges (2011)
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 in a Tribal College Context: NWIC Case Study – Anne Marie Karlberg (2007)
Grades Vs. Assessment – Anne Marie Karlberg
These presentations present overviews of assessment structures and processes:
NWIC Assessment Program – Anne Marie Karlberg (2007)
Components of Tribal College Assessment Programs – Anne Marie Karlberg (2007)
Institutional Assessment at NWIC – Anne Marie Karlberg (2006)