Office of Educational Assessment
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-4987
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Dr. Nana Lowell has worked in the Office of Educational Assessment since the early 1980's and has served as Director since September, 2001. The Office provides a variety of assessment-related services to the University of Washington campuses as well as to other post-secondary institutions. Services include support of departmental assessment initiatives, research support for academic and administrative units, program evaluation of grant-funded projects, course evaluations, computerized test scoring and analysis, scannable data capture, and test administration. Dr. Lowell's particular areas of interest are assessment strategies, survey research, the use of technology in teaching and learning, and data management and analysis. Dr. Lowell collaborates on such diverse projects as the development of online database management systems, the analysis and reporting of large-scale surveys, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of emerging instructional technologies.
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