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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

CCRC’s Guided Pathways Summer Institute: Insights from Summer 2021 Participants

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What can colleges interested in our summer 2022 guided pathways institute expect? We asked 2021 participants from three colleges—located in Massachusetts, Nebraska, and Arizona—to describe their experiences. 

Understanding the Strengths and Challenges Facing Rural Community Colleges

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This blog post describes key takeaways from our guided pathways summer institute for rural colleges, including suggestions for reframing the barriers many colleges face as assets. 

Inside CCRC: Annie Zavitz and the Value of Guided Pathways

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In this Q&A, find out more about Annie Zavitz, her internship experience, and her newfound appreciation for guided pathways.

CCRC’s Summer Institute on Guided Pathways Helps Rural Colleges Accelerate Reform

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The program, which was designed specifically for rural colleges, focused on using data to overcome common challenges. 

Ask-Connect-Inspire-Plan: How to Reimagine Onboarding into a Program of Study

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To help more students gain early momentum, community colleges need to update onboarding to focus on helping students enter a program of study aligned with their interests, strengths, and aspirations.