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OVAE: Office of Vocational and Adult Education
   Current Section
Community Colleges Research

Resources | Initiatives | Research | STEM

  • The National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCICTE) — performs scientifically based research and evaluation to expand the understanding, increase the effectiveness, and improve the delivery of career and technical education (CTE).
  • IES Centers
  • NCES Statistical Analysis Report — This statistical analysis report provides an in-depth examination of the transfer of credit among postsecondary education institutions using longitudinal transcript data from the 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09)
  • PowerStats—An easy-to-use tool for the analysis of NCES’s postsecondary education data
  • IES’s Data Licensing Program
  • Community College Research College — CCRC leads two research centers funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.
  • National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR) — The National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR) focuses on measuring the effectiveness of programs designed to help students make the transition to college and master the basic skills needed to advance to a degree. NCPR is currently pursuing research in dual enrollment; postsecondary remediation, including learning communities; and financial aid.
  • Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) — The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) carries out research to better understand the employment and earnings benefits associated with a broad range of postsecondary education pathways, including those at the subbaccalaureate level. CAPSEE also seeks to identify policies that improve completion rates along pathways leading to strong economic returns.
  • Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources — The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources is expanding access to education by promoting awareness and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER).
  • National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education — The National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCICTE) performs scientifically based research and evaluation to expand the understanding, increase the effectiveness, and improve the delivery of career and technical education (CTE).
  • National Center for Postsecondary Improvement (NCPI) — A research consortium of three universities' centers dedicated to helping employers, faculty, students, parents, and administrators negotiate the changing world of higher education by providing relevant information and analysis.

Research Publications and Documentation


 
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Last Modified: 09/12/2014