The Mixed Methods Blog

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

How Improvements in Community College Transfer Pathways Could Help With Teacher Labor Shortages

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CCRC research on transfer in Michigan indicates that improving transfer pathways between community and four-year colleges could go a long way toward increasing the number of future educators.

Seven CCRC Researchers Earn Degrees From Teachers College

Seven CCRC Researchers Earn Degrees From Teachers College

Congratulations to our seven staff members who earned master's or doctoral degrees from Teachers College this year!

Why the First Year Matters Most for Transfer

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In a blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Umika Kumar argues that to help more students transfer, colleges should invest in their first year, highlighting practices from CCRC's Ask-Connect-Inspire-Plan (ACIP) framework.

Meet the PEAR Fellows: CJ Libassi

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As a Postsecondary Education Applied Research (PEAR) fellow, CJ Libassi is digging into quantitative methods and exploring his interests in college access and student loan policy.

From “Random Acts” and “Programs of Privilege” to Dual Enrollment Equity Pathways

From “Random Acts” and “Programs of Privilege” to Dual Enrollment Equity Pathways

CCRC researchers describe an emerging approach to dual enrollment called dual enrollment equity pathways, or DEEP, in which community colleges partner with middle and high schools to motivate and prepare underserved students to pursue college pathways in fields of interest.