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The Mixed Methods Blog

Thomas Brock is the director of the Community College Research Center.

Letter From the Director: Coronavirus Pandemic

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CCRC is deeply concerned about how the coronavirus will affect community colleges and their students. Here, Director Thomas Brock reflects on responses to the pandemic thus far and describes the important role open access institutions can play as the country rebuilds from this crisis.

Letter from the Director: Reflections on a Year at CCRC

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CCRC Director Thomas Brock highlights community college reform initiatives and research projects at the core of the center's work and describes two new studies that aim to inform the development of solutions in the field moving forward.

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.

Letter From CCRC Director Thomas Brock

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Thomas Brock, who assumed the role of CCRC director on September 1, reflects on CCRC's current work and emerging priorities and invites stakeholders in the field to share suggestions or feedback.