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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

Hayley Glatter is the communications associate at CCRC. She was previously a staff writer at Boston magazine and an editorial fellow at The Atlantic.

Remote Data Collection: How CCRC Adapted Research Practices Amid the Pandemic

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The pandemic prohibits CCRCers from conducting site visits and in-person data collection, but that doesn't mean they've stopped gathering information. Here are some of the challenges and opportunities presented by remote research. 

Inside CCRC: Senior Research Associate Hana Lahr’s Journey From Music and Politics to Higher Education

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In the latest edition of our Inside CCRC blog series, Senior Research Associate Hana Lahr describes the many hats she's worn at community colleges, as well as her experience on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. 

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Community colleges across the nation are adapting to teaching and learning amid the pandemic. This essay details some of the issues they're confronting during this transition, including maintaining equitable practice and financial stability. 

Why Martha Kanter Says Free College Is About More Than Money

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In a February talk at Teachers College, the executive director of the College Promise Campaign and the former under secretary of education explained why free college programs must be sustainable, nonpartisan, and evidence-based.

Lesson Study at Portland Community College: Is a Collaborative Approach to Active Learning Sustainable?

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In this Q&A, Michele Marden, who teaches developmental mathematics at Portland Community College, describes her experience with Lesson Study. She enjoyed the opportunity to work with colleagues but questioned the longevity of the intervention in the wake of limited resources.