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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

Letter From the Director: Responding to Research Findings on Developmental Education

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CCRC Director Thomas Brock gives a broad overview of the landscape of developmental education reform. He details several strategies—including transition courses, corequisites, and math pathways—that aim to improve remediation, and describes what research has revealed thus far about the effectiveness of each approach.

Assessing College Readiness Using Multiple Measures: Is It Better for Students?

Assessing College Readiness Using Multiple Measures: Is It Better for Students?

Elisabeth Barnett describes the major takeaways from a newly released CAPR report that examines early outcomes from a study of alternative placement systems at seven community colleges in the State University of New York system.

2018 Innovations Conference Showcases CCRC Research

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The League’s Innovations Conference in National Harbor, MD, which ran from March 18–21, gave our researchers a chance to update community college faculty and staff on several projects CCRC has been working on, and to explain interim findings that might give some answers to the common problems colleges face.