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Redesigning Community College Student Onboarding Through Guided Pathways, May 2020
Practitioner packet providing guidance to colleges seeking to redesign their new student onboarding practices to better help students explore, choose, and plan a program of study best suited to their interests and aspirations.
12/24/2020
Using Data to Identify and/or Verify Meta-Majors, December 2020
Short guide providing practitioners with an illustration of how data can be used to support meta-major development and validation work as part of the college’s Guided Pathways efforts.
12/22/2020
The Throughput Year Clock: Defining “one year” for AB 705, December 2020
Research brief exploring the differences in how the one-year timeframe has been defined for AB 705 throughput. It shares the timeframe adopted by the Multiple Measures Assessment Project (MMAP) research team of 365 days.
12/20/2020
The Decay Function of the Predictive Validity of High School GPA, December 2020
Research brief exploring the predictive validity of using high school GPA for placement compared to assessment tests. High school GPA has a higher correlation with the grade in transfer-level English and math than assessment tests.
12/20/2020
Statewide COVID Survey Results - Spring 2020 (December 2020)
Report provides a summary of the findings from two statewide surveys to California Community students and practitioners to learn about their experiences transitioning to a remote educational environment during spring 2020. The surveys included topics such as: experiences with remote environment, basic needs, well-being, and overall needs.
12/11/2020
Using Data to In(re)form Equitable Placement, December 2020
Presentation for a conversation around equitable placement with IRPE professionals and highlights of qualitative and quantitative studies focused on AB 705.
12/07/2020
Ready for a ‘real’ college experience, transfer students find their hopes dashed
November 9, 2020 | CalMatters |
RP Group Executive Director, Dr. Darla Cooper quoted, and team research cited, in article discussing challenges transfer students experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
11/09/2020
SSSC20 Keynote Speech, October 2, Q&A with Dr. Angélica Garcia, October 2020
Q&A following keynote speech delivered October 30 at SSSC20: Courageous & Caring Community Colleges: Advancing Equity and Racial Justice for Students
10/30/2020
Beyond Math and English: Gatekeeper Courses by Program, and Ensuring Success for All, October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020
Entering the Second Year of AB 705: What’s Happening and Where Do We Go Next?
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020
Integrated Student Support in a Guided Pathways College, October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020
SSSC20 Keynote Speech, October 30, with Dr. Angélica Garcia, October 2020
Keynote speech delivered October 30 at SSSC20: Courageous & Caring Community Colleges: Advancing Equity and Racial Justice for Students
10/30/2020
2019-2020 RP Group Annual Report
RP Group Annual Report synthesizing key internal and external areas of the organization.
10/28/2020
A Qualitative Look at AB 705, October 2020
Slides sharing the results of interviews with 14 colleges statewide on their implementation of AB 705 at the Strengthening Student Success Conference.
10/23/2020
Harnessing Neuroscience and Memory Research as a Foundation for Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom, October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020
President's Panel: Leading through Change with Dr. Carole Goldsmith, Dr. Keith Curry, and Thuy Nguyen, J.D., October 2020
Panel discussion with three California community college leaders who talk about how they have navigated the changes due to COVID-19 delivered 10/23/2020 at SSSC 2020: Leading Through Change.
10/23/2020
Transfer and Alignment with the California State Universities (CSU) and the University of California (UC), October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020
Using Affective, Non-Cognitive Strategies to Ensure Learning, October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020
We Need to Make Changes in Our Classrooms Now: Cuyamaca College's Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning Institute, October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020
Windows and Mirrors: Instructor-Led Planning to Close Opportunity Gaps Reflected in Disaggregated Instructor-Level Data., October 2020
Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020
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The Decay Function of the Predictive Validity of High School GPA, December 2020

Research brief exploring the predictive validity of using high school GPA for placement compared to assessment tests. High school GPA has a higher correlation with the grade in transfer-level English and math than assessment tests.
12/20/2020

Statewide COVID Survey Results - Spring 2020 (December 2020)

Report provides a summary of the findings from two statewide surveys to California Community students and practitioners to learn about their experiences transitioning to a remote educational environment during spring 2020. The surveys included topics such as: experiences with remote environment, basic needs, well-being, and overall needs.
12/11/2020

2019-2020 RP Group Annual Report

RP Group Annual Report synthesizing key internal and external areas of the organization.
10/28/2020

Maximizing English Language Learner's Completion of Transferable English Composition in Community College: A focus on US High School Graduates, September 2020

Report exploring ESL pathways that maximize throughput with a focus on US high school graduates.
09/24/2020

LFM 2019 Evaluation Report, September 2020

Middle Leaders in College Redesign
09/01/2020

AB 705 Implementation Survey Results, August 2020

Report providing the results of the AB 705 Implementation Survey administered in winter 2020 and includes all questions and responses.
08/01/2020

Through the Gate Transfer Study: Phase 2 Technical Report, July 2020

Technical report providing additional detail on the Phase 2 research and includes an overview of the methodology, summary of the survey and interview findings, and list of advice from student interviewees.
07/16/2020

Students Speak Their Truth about Transfer: What They Need to Get Through the Gate, May 2020

Report offering community colleges a new framework for building students’ transfer capacity that identifies four factors impacting their university readiness, student perspectives on each factor, and ways to take action now.
05/18/2020

2019 IRPE Survey Report

Findings from a 2019 census survey of California Community College research, planning and effectiveness offices detailing staffing profiles, budget changes, activities and institutional membership considerations.
04/16/2020

Female Veteran Experiences Survey: 2019-2020 Survey Results For CCCs, April 2020

Report presenting data from a survey administered to female veteran CCC students on mental health, well-being, civilian life, college-provided  support services, and more.
04/15/2020

Female Veteran Experiences Survey 2019-2020, April 2020

Survey Results for California Community Colleges
04/01/2020

Female Veteran Experiences Survey: 2019-2020 Survey Results For CCCs (April 2020)

Report presenting data from a survey administered to female veteran CCC students on mental health, well-being, civilian life, college-provided support services, and more.
04/01/2020

Irvine Valley College’s Veterans Resource Center Operations and Spending Survey Results 2019-2020, March 2020

Report for administrators and funders focused on veterans affairs in the CCC system to gain a better understanding of VRCs, how they use funding in order to help tailor and improve supports needed by CCC veterans.
03/01/2020

Irvine Valley College’s Veterans Resource Center Operations and Spending Survey Results 2019-2020, March 2020

Report is designed for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), administrators and funders focused on veterans affairs in the CCC system to gain a better understanding of how VRCs operate, how they used funding from the State Budget Act, where their strengths lie and what challenges persist. It is the hope that this information will be used to help stakeholders tailor the supports they offer where they are needed most to best suit the needs of veterans across California’s community colleges.
03/01/2020

Testing in Place

January 16, 2020 | Language Magazine Improving Literacy and Communication |
RP Group cited in Language Magazine's article arguing for keeping ESL placement tools as community colleges implement changes to comply with AB 705.
01/16/2020

AB 705 Research and Analysis Ideas for Collaboration between Researchers and Faculty, January 2020

Report providing data considerations including: comparison groups, student variables, instructor effects, and long-term outcomes when evaluating AB 705 implementation.
01/15/2020
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The Throughput Year Clock: Defining “one year” for AB 705, December 2020

Research brief exploring the differences in how the one-year timeframe has been defined for AB 705 throughput. It shares the timeframe adopted by the Multiple Measures Assessment Project (MMAP) research team of 365 days.
12/20/2020

Transfer Stories and Strategies: How Six Student Groups Experience the Transfer Journey, September 2020

Brief offering community college practitioners a snapshot of how six different focal groups experience transfer and strategies for supporting these student groups.
09/08/2020

The Importance of Belonging and Acceptance to Black Student Success, February 2020

Research brief summarizing key themes and findings from quantitative and qualitative research designed to explore the impact of Umoja programs on students.
02/22/2020
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Using Data to In(re)form Equitable Placement, December 2020

Presentation for a conversation around equitable placement with IRPE professionals and highlights of qualitative and quantitative studies focused on AB 705.
12/07/2020

Beyond Math and English: Gatekeeper Courses by Program, and Ensuring Success for All, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020

Entering the Second Year of AB 705: What’s Happening and Where Do We Go Next?

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020

Integrated Student Support in a Guided Pathways College, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/30/2020

SSSC20 Keynote Speech, October 30, with Dr. Angélica Garcia, October 2020

Keynote speech delivered October 30 at SSSC20: Courageous & Caring Community Colleges: Advancing Equity and Racial Justice for Students
10/30/2020

A Qualitative Look at AB 705, October 2020

Slides sharing the results of interviews with 14 colleges statewide on their implementation of AB 705 at the Strengthening Student Success Conference.
10/23/2020

Harnessing Neuroscience and Memory Research as a Foundation for Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020

President's Panel: Leading through Change with Dr. Carole Goldsmith, Dr. Keith Curry, and Thuy Nguyen, J.D., October 2020

Panel discussion with three California community college leaders who talk about how they have navigated the changes due to COVID-19 delivered 10/23/2020 at SSSC 2020: Leading Through Change.
10/23/2020

Transfer and Alignment with the California State Universities (CSU) and the University of California (UC), October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020

Using Affective, Non-Cognitive Strategies to Ensure Learning, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020

We Need to Make Changes in Our Classrooms Now: Cuyamaca College's Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning Institute, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020

Windows and Mirrors: Instructor-Led Planning to Close Opportunity Gaps Reflected in Disaggregated Instructor-Level Data., October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/23/2020

Through the Gate Transfer Stories, October 2020

A series of short videos sharing CCC students' transfer experiences and a short overview of the four factors building students' transfer capacity from the RP Group's Through the Gate transfer study.
10/19/2020

AB 705 and Successful, Equitable Outcomes through Embedded Support: The PAL Program at Chaffey College, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Building Communities and Supporting Faculty in Times of Change, Post AB 705, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Caring, Commitment, and Community through COVID-19, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Clarifying the Path to Completion and Transfer: Why and How Program Mapping Drives Progress and Completion, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Leading Change in Changing Times: Challenges and Success of Middle Leaders, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Lessons Learned Post-AB 705: Assessing the Impact and Outcomes of Implementation using a Mixed-Methods Research Model, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

Online Dual Enrollment Courses: A Collaborative Model for Expanding College Credit Opportunities for High School Students, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

The Role of Faculty Success in Closing Equity Gaps, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/16/2020

AB 705 Outcomes: It Takes a Campus to Produce Equitable Student Success in Transfer-Level Mathematics at Citrus College, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020

An Unconventional Approach to Address Inequity: Listening, Asking, Observing and Listening Some More, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020

Collaborative Learning Structures and Socio-Emotional Interventions in a New Virtual Mathematics Learning Experience, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020

College-Focused Rehousing and Beyond: How Cerritos College has Created Housing and a Basic Needs Office for Homeless Students, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020

Ground Your College Redesign in the Student Experience Using Student Support (Re)defined - In Times of Crisis and Beyond, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020

Guided Pathways and Learning Communities: How Hearing Student Voice Changed the Way We Work, October 2020

Presentation and/or materials delivered at SSSC20.
10/09/2020