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The purpose of SWC’s program review process is to review, analyze, and assess the content, currency, direction, and quality of all programs and services in order to invest in the unit’s future.

The intent of the program review process is to promote student-centered educational and service excellence by engaging all college units in self-examination and self-improvement.  The review process is to be broad-based, accessible, and integrated into other college-wide processes, such as accreditation, budget, and planning.  The information gathered and analyzed in program review is an integral part of institutional planning, decision-making, personnel development, program improvement, and optimal utilization of the college’s budgetary resources.

The IPA Journal: Integrated Planning and Accreditation...Every Day

The IPA Journal is a periodically published newsletter intended to inform the district community regarding processes and planning for program review, student learning outcome assessment, strategic planning and budget development. 

IPA Journal Vol. 1 Issue 5 April/May 2015

IPA Journal Vol. 1 Issue 4 January/February 2015

IPA Journal Vol. 1 Issue 3 November/December 2014

IPA Journal Vol. 1 Issue 2 October 2014

IPA Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1 September 2014

Institutional Program Review Training Materials

Click here for printed and video training materials for completing all program reviews.

Program Review Designators

Are you responsible for a program review and don't know which programs are associated with your discipline? Are you not sure if you're a level 4a or level 4b? Do you know your program designator? If you're scratching your head over some of these questions, the 2014-2015 Program Designator List may have the information you need. If you're still having trouble, contact Randy Beach, Institutional Program Review and Outcomes Coordinator, at or ext. 5897.

For specific program review documents by division, choose from the list of divisions on the left-hand menu.

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