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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

The Mixed Methods Blog

Perspectives from our researchers, highlights from recent studies, and other news about CCRC

Can Innovation Scale? Lessons From the 2019 League for Innovation Conference

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Drawing on lessons learned from CUNY ASAP, iPass, and faculty development cycles, this blog post explores why some reforms prove successful in multiple contexts, while others do not. 

The Robots Aren’t Coming: Paul Osterman on the Future of Work

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Paul Osterman, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, discussed the future of work during a February 28 talk at Teachers College organized by CCRC.

Shrinking Racial Gaps in Student Debt and Default: Recommendations to Congress

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The gaps in debt levels and default rates between White and Black college students have swelled to an alarming extent, and some U.S. senators have taken notice. Judith Scott-Clayton outlines several policy recommendations for shrinking the disparities. 

Demography as Opportunity: Diversity as an Asset to Colleges and the Country

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By framing demography as opportunity, community colleges can upend deficit orientations toward the students they enroll and make a meaningful case for additional resources, Nikki Edgecombe explains in this blog post. 

John Fink Honored as a Transfer Champion by NISTS

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The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students will honor CCRC Senior Research Associate John Fink with its 2019 Champion–Catalyst award, which recognizes "game-changers in the transfer field."