The Mixed Methods Blog

Perspectives from our researchers, highlights from recent studies, and other news about CCRC

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

Di Xu, an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded the prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to support her research into online STEM courses.

Four CCRC Researchers Earn Degrees From Teachers College

Columbia University campus

CCRC offers its congratulations to Diana Cruz, Hana Lahr, Florence Xiaotao Ran, and Susha Roy, all of whom worked at CCRC during their graduate studies.

2018 Innovations Conference Showcases CCRC Research

college campus students working together

The League’s Innovations Conference in National Harbor, MD, which ran from March 18–21, gave our researchers a chance to update community college faculty and staff on several projects CCRC has been working on, and to explain interim findings that might give some answers to the common problems colleges face.

Thomas Bailey, Founding Director of CCRC, Named Next President of Teachers College, Columbia University

Thomas Bailey of CCRC

Thomas Bailey, the director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC) since its founding in 1996, has been named the next president of Teachers College, where he has been an economics of education professor since 1990.

High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

What are transition courses, and why are they growing in popularity? What do we know about their effectiveness? This blog post shares findings from a CCRC scan of transition courses.