Study on the effectiveness of the EOPS program in serving students with economic and/or social disadvantages.
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.
List of Focus Group series involving students, staff, faculty, and/or administration, conducted by the RP Group to help colleges inform programs, equity plans, campus culture, and more.
Findings that assist in optimizing the accreditation process for true quality improvement.
Awards program recognizing seven California Community Colleges that demonstrated success with basic skills populations through strategies that support systemic improvement.
Set of tools in the area of Data Disaggregation across a variety of topics, including student equity and support, institutional effectiveness, and student learning.
Facilitation and dissemination of practitioner-informed recommendations for changes at the system and classroom levels, looking at the question of completion through the lens of course-taking behavior, based on a study by University of Michigan’s Peter Riley Bahr.
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.
Professional development for community college “middle” leaders working to strengthen their students’ success and the effectiveness of their institution...
Evaluation of Long Beach City College’s Alternative Pathways to Engineering Education and Careers, a TAACCCT-funded project.
The RP Group provided planning and facilitation support for the college’s strategic and equity planning and visioning efforts. The areas of focus for this work included support to enact the following recommendation that resulted from a college-wide focus group effort between 2016-2017 where RP Group researchers facilitated 18 focus group sessions with students, faculty, and staff from specific groups who were involved with equity-related issues and efforts:
Cultivate an LAVC culture where students, staff, and faculty are more engaged, they all need to feel a connection to the campus. Further, establishing a clear college identity would define the LAVC community to which LAVC personnel and students can identify.
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.
Research conducted on prior learning assessment and competency-based education through a partnership between the RP Group, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, and the Moran Technology Group.
Literature review identifying a set of 18 promising practices that enable the successful transition of students from adult education to postsecondary education.
Study and findings that resulted in the foundation for the creation of the Community College Pathways for Foster Youth (CCP), a million dollar initiative funded by The Walter S. Johnson Foundation, the Stuart Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to assist campus programs in improving college and career outcomes for former foster youth at 10 California Community Colleges.
Evaluation assessing the effectiveness of San Jose State University’s faculty advisory pilot program.
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