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RP Group, 2019
With support from the California Community College Chancellor's Office, the MMAP Research Team, a team of The Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group) conducted a literature review on various assessment measures used for English as a Second Language (ESL) programs to explore effective assessment methods including…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
RP Group, 2019
When students make significant progress toward a transfer goal, what impacts their likelihood for making it to university? Which student groups are more likely to achieve transfer success and which ones may need strategic support to make it across the finish line? The RP Group is exploring these questions as part of the Through the Gate transfer…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
RP Group, 2019
This technical report begins with an overview of the data and sample used in this component of research. This overview is followed by descriptive statistics of the independent and dependent variables used in the analysis. It provides a quick description of the statistical model before offering a detailed explanation of the study's results. [For…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
Asera, Rose – RP Group, 2019
When people talk about "community college leadership," they typically refer to presidents or other executive leaders, mirroring a common societal perception that leaders are individuals at the top of an organization's hierarchy. However, leading from the middle is not a contradiction in terms. A growing number of community college…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Community Colleges, College Administration, Leadership
Asera, Rose – RP Group, 2019
Middle leaders are emerging as a powerful resource in California's community colleges, driving change and advancing student success. The term middle leader has typically been used to describe middle managers in business and principals or district leaders in K-12 schools. In community colleges, the term has been used to designate positions below…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Middle Management, Instructional Leadership
Nguyen, Alyssa; Purnell-Mack, Rogéair; Cooper, Darla M.; Rodriguez-Kiino, Diane; Kretz, Andrew; Fagioli, Loris; Myers, Marci; Rassen, Elisa – RP Group, 2018
In 2015, the Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group) was contracted by the Joyce/Cabrillo Foundation to assess the long-term impact of the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) on students who had participated in the program between fall 2003 and spring 2014 at three California Community Colleges: Berkeley City,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Program Effectiveness, Capacity Building, Career Readiness
RP Group, 2018
The Multiple Measures Assessment Project (MMAP) research team has conducted this study in order to examine whether student completion of a transfer-level course in math or English within one year varies by students' participation in either the Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS) program or the Disabled Students Programs and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Community Colleges, State Legislation, College Mathematics
Rassen, Elisa; Purnell-Mack, Rogéair; Nguyen, Alyssa – RP Group, 2017
This brief summarizes the key qualitative and quantitative research findings highlighting the ways in which the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) helped build the capacity of individuals facing numerous obstacles to success to thrive as students, participants in the workforce, and members of the community. The main goal of ACE is to prepare…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Programs
RP Group, 2017
One of the most promising and cost-effective strategies for improving California's production of baccalaureate holders is to increase transfer from the state's 114 community colleges to the 23 California State Universities (CSUs) and other four-year institutions. Since most of the state's underrepresented populations start their postsecondary…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Barriers
Cooper, Darla M.; Fong, Kristen; Karandjeff, Kelley; Kretz, Andrew; Nguyen, Alyssa; Purnell-Mack, Rogéair D.; Schiorring, Eva – RP Group, 2017
In 2016, the Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group) launched a two-part transfer study called "Through the Gate" to take a fresh look at addressing California's transfer challenges. When a more nuanced look at this population is taken, a "transfer continuum" emerges, revealing students at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Student Characteristics
Willett, Terrence – RP Group, 2017
In order to improve the accuracy of students' placement into California Community College English as Second Language (ESL) courses and move them more efficiently toward completion, the statewide Common Assessment Initiative (CAI) is developing placement processes for student assessment in credit ESL that contain a multiple measures component. As…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Placement, English Language Learners
Valenzuela, Ireri; MacIntyre, Donald; Klein-Collins, Becky; Clerx, John – Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group), 2016
How can we help significantly more students reach their educational goals and improve their employment outcomes? How can we reign in the growing time burden and ballooning costs students must shoulder throughout their educational journey? How can we recognize the learning and experience the vast number of nontraditional students bring when they…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Evaluation, Competency Based Education, Community Colleges
Cooper, Darla; Rodriguez-Kiino, Diane; Scharper, Alice; Karandjeff, Kelley; Chaplot, Priyadarshini; Schiorring, Eva – Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group), 2014
This primer introduces 23 practices designed to support students inside and outside of the classroom and increase their community college success. These case studies illustrate the five themes for effective student support that emerged from Student Support (Re)defined--a multi-year study performed by the Research and Planning Group for California…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Success, Telephone Surveys
Willett, Terrence; Karandjeff, Kelley – Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group), 2014
How do we determine if incoming students are ready for college-level work? California's community college system is currently working to address this complex question in a more nuanced, comprehensive, and equitable way. This research brief offers insights that can inform these efforts resulting from the Student Transcript-Enhanced Placement Study…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Readiness, Community Colleges, Student Placement
Booth, Kathy; Cooper, Darla; Karandjeff, Kelley; Large, Michael; Pellegrin, Nathan; Purnell, Rogéair; Rodriguez-Kiino, Diane; Schiorring, Eva; Willett, Terrence – Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges (RP Group), 2013
Research indicates that students are more likely to succeed when they experience the following six factors: (1) have a goal and a path leading to this goal; (2) stay motivated to achieve this outcome; (3) believe that their success matters to others; (4) are engaged in the classroom; (5) feel connected to the college community; and (6) feel they…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation
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