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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

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

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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

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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. 

CCRC Awarded Major Federal Grants for Research on STEM in Guided Pathways and English Learners

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The National Science Foundation and the Institute of Education Sciences awarded CCRC $3 million and $1.4 million, respectively. 

Inside CCRC: Jessica Brathwaite’s Close-Up View of the Consequences of Educational Inequality

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In this edition of Inside CCRC, Senior Research Associate Jessica Brathwaite describes the dynamics she observed as a student in Queens that catalyzed her passion for equity work. 

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