tc columbia

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

Wallace-State-Blog

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

gppodcastphoto

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.

What It Takes to Redesign Advising

hoori_blog_photo

In this blog post, CCRC Senior Research Associate Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian describes what researchers have learned so far about advising redesign, as well as what the field can expect from the center's iPASS project moving forward. 

Shining a Light on the Growing Population of English Learners

ELblogimage

English language learners compose a growing portion of the community college population, but little research thus far has been devoted to examining their experiences. This blog post explains why it's important to fill in the gap.