Sunday, September 24, 2023
The RP Group

 For Researchers, By Researchers

This page includes a blend of resources developed by The RP Group’s Research Advisory Committee and a host of crowdsourced assets to support institutional research, planning, and effectiveness (IRPE) professionals with their day-to-day work.

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Effective Practices in Data Suppression, September 2021
Guide providing key considerations and recommended data suppression practices to support actionable data that can be used to drive decision-making, while still adhering to the privacy rights of students and other participants.

Key Considerations and Examples For Facilitating Conversations About Instructor Effects, January 2022
Guide providing key considerations and examples for Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness professionals as they facilitate conversations with their faculty and administrative colleagues about instructor effects.

Operational Definitions of Statewide Metrics, April 2021
Resource adapted from the Chancellor's Office Alignment of Student Success to Other Initiatives with direct links to the homepage of each initiative and data element dictionaries.

Qualitative Research Design Considerations Guide, August 2022
Guide including key components and use cases for qualitative research as a means to inform institutional priorities associated with advancing institutional effectiveness, student success, and equity.

Target-Setting Strategies and Considerations, December 2022
Resource focusing on key considerations for California Community College (CCC) Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness (IRPE) professionals who are leading and/or supporting local planning efforts to set targets for institutional and/or programmatic indicators / metrics.

Glossary of Acronyms & Abbreviations
Cabrillo College Planning & Research Office - Data Element Dictionary: Glossary of Acronyms & Abbreviations

RStudio Resources Compilation, October 2022
Crowdsourced RStudio software training resources shared by the IRPE community via the RP Listserv and by presenters during the August 25th PIER to PIER session focused on sharing RStudio projects.