Emerging Issues

Research on topics of increasing importance in the community college environment including Student Support (Re)defined and Completion by Design.

2011-2014

Study designed to understand how, in an environment of extreme scarcity, community colleges can deliver support both inside and outside the classroom to improve success for all students. 


2012-2013

Evaluation projects investigating factors that support student success in online learning environments. 


2012-2013

Application of Peter Riley Bahr's cluster analysis of course-taking patterns by California community college students to the discussion of improving completion outcomes.


2011-2013

Five-year Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative focused on significantly increasing completion and graduation rates for low-income community college students under 26.


Ongoing

Periodic 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.