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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

Community Colleges and the Future of Work

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Forthcoming work from CCRC and MIT aims to assess how community colleges can prepare students—particularly those from low-income and first-generation backgrounds—to adapt to and succeed in the evolving workforce.

CCRC Working With Colleges to Create Data Tool for Aligning Credit and Noncredit Programs

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In this blog post, CCRC's Maria Cormier describes a new project aimed at facilitating and improving colleges' efforts to better align their credit and noncredit offerings.

The Future of Work: Making the Education System More Flexible for the Dawning Work Ecosystem

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Automation will eliminate some jobs, but certain skills will remain uniquely human, Michelle Weise told an audience at Teachers College in May. 

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.

When Discussing Apprenticeships, Keep in Mind the Big Picture

When Discussing Apprenticeships, Keep in Mind the Big Picture

In this essay, James Jacobs outlines a view of apprenticeships where work-based learning promotes and reinforces student success more broadly.