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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

Guided Pathways at Community College of Philadelphia: A Catalyst for Institutional Change

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In the second installment of our practitioner blog series, the president of Community College of Philadelphia describes how thoughtfully engaging the entire campus community in guided pathways work bolstered the impact of the reform. 

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. 

New Insights for Guided Pathways Reforms From Research on Community College Student Momentum

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Recent research is helping to identify the academic behaviors and college practices associated with community college students who achieve momentum in STEM fields and providing new insights for the growing number of community colleges implementing guided pathways reforms, write Davis Jenkins and John Fink.

Turning Research Into Action

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Melinda Karp, a former assistant director of CCRC, writes about how colleges can turn research into institution-specific reforms through a detailed planning process that determines what reform strategies might work and how they will play out day to day.