Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The RP Group

Institutional Research and Planning

Institutional Research and Planning

To support institutional planning and effectiveness, we examine how to to strengthen the capacity of institutional research and planners in diverse topics such as developing research questions, collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and facilitating research-informed discussions, all while broadening the participation in research and planning to faculty, staff, and administrators at the college.

Related Projects

Third party evaluations to help improve outcomes and increase the effectiveness of student success initiatives, programs, and various efforts by community colleges and other higher education-based organizations. 


Evaluation of MIS student success data for a set of California Community Colleges.


Overview documents that outline internal and external trends shaping the system’s future as part of the statewide strategic planning process for California Community Colleges.


Framework outlining an approach for annually evaluating  community college performance, which became the basis of Accountability Reporting for the Community Colleges (ARCC).


Research on methods for improving weekly student contact hours forecasts for the CCCCO.


Online tool with a library of support resources enabling colleges to find, understand, and use CTE data in order to strengthen and improve student transitions from K-12 through college and into the workforce.


Multiphase evaluation of the Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative’s (BAWFC) investment in community college career technical education (CTE) bridge programs.


Most comprehensive study of community college to four-year transfers in California of its time — resulting in increased understanding of the full spectrum of factors, interventions, strategies, and practices that have a positive impact on transfer.