Outcomes Assessment

Students come to college for a variety of reasons. Regardless of the reason, it is the goal of Lake Washington Institute of Technology to offer its students an education, including general skills and knowledge, critical for success in life as well as the technical skills to become employed in their chosen field.

At LWTECH we ensure this goal through the process of assessment. The purpose of assessment is to identify student learning outcomes, teach and assess the outcomes with the goal of increasing student learning AND to provide evidence that students are learning. In practice, outcomes assessment is meaningful when the information learned is applied to future decisions driving instructional improvement.

The Office of Outcomes Assessment supports assessment of each of the colleges institution wide student learning outcomes (global outcomes), program specific learning outcomes and also supports program review and individual program accreditation needs.

For more information please contact Sally Heilstedt, M.A., Coordinator, Assessment and Development (425) 739-8233.