In this paper, the author discusses twelve assessment methods that were successfully utilized by the department of engineering technology at Miami University. Documentation of these assessment techniques helped the department obtain a six-year accreditation by the TAC-ABET commission. The twelve assessment methods described in this paper form a part of strategic planning process that is normally followed in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The principle is to document how the department keeps tabs on its education commitment. The assessment practices adopted by the department effectively incorporate the feedback received, in a constructive manner. Furthermore, the department has concentrated its efforts on developing a mechanism that primarily focuses on closing the loop, in each of the twelve methods outlined.

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