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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

Where We've Been and Where We're Going

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The 2018–2020 biennial report provides an overview of CCRC’s work, outlines the necessity of continued research and support for community colleges, and offers a snapshot of the organization's past and projected future. 

Developing Eyes to See Students: A Math Instructor’s Perspective on Lesson Study

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The Lesson Study model of professional development allows instructors to improve their practice by working together and building a supportive community, writes Carrie Kyser, who teaches at Clackamas Community College.

Guided Pathways at Wallace State Community College: The Benefits of Bringing Faculty Into Pathways Work

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In the first installment of our practitioner blog series, Wallace State's Wes Rakestraw describes unexpected opportunities and lessons from his experience implementing guided pathways.

Redesigning Your College Through Guided Pathways: An Interview With Davis Jenkins and Hana Lahr

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In this podcast, CCRC's Davis Jenkins and Hana Lahr discuss what they found when they visited eight colleges at the forefront of implementing guided pathways. 

English Language Learners Bring Rich Experiences and Perseverance to Community Colleges

English Language Learners Bring Rich Experiences and Perseverance to Community Colleges

Barbara Yasue, chair of the ESOL department at Laney College, shares stories from some of her students and points out ways in which narratives from immigrant and refugee students can inform and inspire college instructors.