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The RP Group
California Community College Research Capacity

Documentation of the status of evidence-based decision-making in the California Community College system and suggestions for managing the process of gathering, analyzing, and utilizing information.

2005-2006 IR Capacity Study

Oct 10, 2006  |  By: Dr. Darla Cooper, Jerry Rudmann and Craig Hayward, PhD, the RP Group

A census of California Community College institutional research offices, including staffing levels, budgets, expertise, and roles in decision making.

2005-06 IR Capacity Study


2009 Survey of Institutional Research Offices in the California Community College System

Dec 19, 2010  |  By: The RP Group

Findings from a survey of California Community College research offices regarding staffing profile of offices, the types of activities that IR offices are engaged in, and support that could help researchers become more effective.

2009 IR Survey Summary

2009 IR Survey Report

2009 IR Survey Discussion Guide


2011 IR Capacity Study

Feb 1, 2012  |  By:  The RP Group

A census of California Community College institutional research offices, including staffing levels, budgets, areas of responsibility, and reporting structures.

2011 IRP Capacity Study

2011 IRP Survey


Research and Planning Prospectus

Jul 1, 2006  |  By: The RP Group

Published in July 2002 and updated in October 2004, this document identifies the major drivers affecting California Community Colleges and their likely impacts on research and planning professionals.

2004 Research & Planning Prospectus


The Use of Evidence in California Community Colleges

A three-page summary and the full 2009 study that documented the types of information that colleges are collecting and how that evidence is integrated into decision making.

BSOC Use of Evidence Report

BSOC Use of Evidence Brief