Time To Degree

The pressure to increase degree and certificate completion numbers has been mounting since the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and other leaders in higher education signed an agreement in 2010 to enact the Obama Administration’s College Completion Challenge. This ambitious challenge committed community colleges in the nation to increasing the number of students completing degrees and certificates by 50%, or five million more students by the year 2020. This resource is part of the Data Disaggregation Applied Solution Kit (ASK).

Using Disproportionate Impact Methods to Identify Equity Gaps

This paper offers readers a practical overview of three empirical methods to identifying possible equity gaps on their campus. While data and statistics are discussed, this review is intended for a general audience of educators and practitioners. The goal is to help readers garner the skills and knowledge that will facilitate dialogue concerning equity gaps. This resource is part of the Data Disaggregation Applied Solution Kit (ASK).

Advanced Tips and Tricks: How to Use the Basic Skills Cohort Progress Tracker

The Basic Skills Cohort Progress Tracker is one of ten outcomes-based reports available from the CCCCO's Management Information Systems Data Mart . General instructions regarding the use of the Basic Skills Cohort Progress Tracker and a presentation on its use are provided below. These resources are part of the Data Disaggregation Applied Solution Kit (ASK).

What is Data Disaggregation?

An animation and a document explaining data disaggregation are provided here. As stated in the associated resource document, "At its most basic level, data disaggregation involves drilling down from summary or aggregate data (such as the entire population of students at a college) into smaller units of interest, creating subgroups by using attributes such as age, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, first-time status, full-time/part-time status, etc. In educational settings this practice can help us uncover patterns of behavior within discrete subgroups of our student populations. " This...