Longitudinal research study of the long-term impacts of the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) on students’ academic and employment outcomes.
Research project designed to identify which factors have the greatest influence on transfer outcomes among high-leverage African-American learners in the CCC system. The project involves a mixed-methods approach to identify the “tipping points” for transfer-focused African-American students.
Quantitative analysis focused on African-American/Black student success in the California Community Colleges system.
Technical assistance to the Bay Area California Community Colleges Consortium (BACCC) to create data visualizations for workforce related data from the LaunchBoard and other sources to support the region’s planning efforts.
Toolkit featuring a literature review, a framework of strategies, and an institutional self assessment designed to assist two- and four-year institutions in strengthening financial stability and closing attainment gaps for low-income students.
Evaluation of the California Community Colleges Education Planning Initiative (CAI) designed to provide feedback on the development and implementation of an education planning and degree audit system for the state.
Evaluation of the California Community Colleges Education Planning Initiative (CAI) designed to provide feedback on the development and implementation of an online course exchange and related student support services for the state.
Quantitative analysis of the impact of GE courses incorporating high-impact practices at the community college level on student performance, and guidance on, and dissemination of, the final report.
Project replicating the Through the Gate methodology to map the transfer continuum for Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD).
Series of four inquiry guides documenting approaches and insights emerging from the Completion by Design initiative, focused on developing guided pathways to improve student completion and success.
Research brief that identifies the skills and competencies needed to effectively use LMI resources and assist practitioners in gathering local LMI.
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.
Project to support Just Equation’s Equity in Math Pathways work, a statewide quantitative analysis to better understand equitable access to and progress through STEM and non-STEM math pathways.
Assessment of the Metro model collaboratively designed and implemented by City College of San Francisco (CCSF) and San Francisco State University (SFSU) faculty to examine the question of how and if colleges could restructure pathways to transfer and completion in order to improve student outcomes and reduce costs.
Multi-year, comprehensive study focused on helping California Community Colleges grow their capacity to utilize high school transcript data to improve the assignment of recent high school graduates to English and math coursework.
Research aimed at identifying strategies for increasing transfer among “high-leverage learners” in California Community Colleges — individuals who have completed all or most of their transfer requirements, but who do not make it “through the gate” to a university.
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.
Evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Umoja program across the state.