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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

Advising Redesign at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte: A Conversation with Fred Bowen

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In a video interview, CCRC's Lauren Pellegrino and UNCC's LeeFredrick Bowen discuss effective advising and how advisors have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Colleges Adapted Advising and Other Supports During COVID-19 Shutdowns

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Though remote experiences cannot replace the relationships students and advisors build when they're together on campus, colleges across the country adapted to provide support to their most vulnerable learners when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Here, researchers describe some of the strategies they implemented. 

Can Innovation Scale? Lessons From the 2019 League for Innovation Conference

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Drawing on lessons learned from CUNY ASAP, iPass, and faculty development cycles, this blog post explores why some reforms prove successful in multiple contexts, while others do not. 

College Advising Reform at Fresno State: The Road to More Meaningful Advising

College Advising Reform at Fresno State: The Road to More Meaningful Advising

In this Q&A, Ashley Fagundes, an advisor at California State University, Fresno, describes the college's work to reform advising using technology and how it has changed the student experience.