The Mixed Methods Blog

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

Students’ Perspectives on Apprenticeships and Workforce Education

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In this blog post, CCRC Research Assistant Tucker Reyes shares insights gleaned from his master's research into how workforce programs can help socioeconomically disadvantaged students achieve their career goals.

You Control Who You Enroll

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As President of Edison State Community College Dr. Doreen Larson explains, colleges can—and should—take responsibility for enrollment. Larson identifies four tools for doing so: timing, testing, transfer, and tuition. 

Relationships Matter for Transfer Outcomes (and Everything Else)

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In this blog post, CCRC Senior Research Associate Maggie P. Fay discusses the article she and co-authors Shanna Smith Jaggars and Negar Farakish wrote about the impact of personalized advisement on community college students' transfer goals and outcomes.

Strengthening Connections Between Community Colleges and Disciplinary Societies

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This post describes the benefits that disciplinary societies can offer community college faculty and students and shares findings from a report on the recent workshop Strengthening Engagement Between Disciplinary Societies and Community Colleges.

Opening the Dual Enrollment Door Wider for English Learners: A Case Study From Maryland

Opening the Dual Enrollment Door Wider for English Learners: A Case Study From Maryland

Anne Arundel Community College and Anne Arundel County Public Schools are launching a summer bridge program for rising high school seniors designated as English learners.