CC2PhD Saturday Academy

Videos and PowerPoint Files

CC2PhD Saturday Academy Archive: Videos and PowerPoints

Social Science Research Methods


Research Questions and Literature Review

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar, UCLA Associate Professor

Introduction to Library Research

Alicia Reiley, UCLA Library Peer Services and Outreach Coordinator

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Introduction to Observational Research and Field Notes 

Teresa McCarty, UCLA Professor

Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis 

Ananda Marin, UCLA Assistant Professor

Introduction to Coding 


William Sandoval, UCLA Professor

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Artineh Samkian, USC Associate Professor

Introduction to Qualitative Thematic Analysis

Designing Research Questions & Interview Questions for Interview Research

Kathryn Anderson-Levitt, UCLA Adjunct Professor

Sampling and Recruiting Participants for Interview Research

Kathryn Anderson-Levitt, UCLA Adjunct Professor

Huibrie Pieters, UCLA Associate Professor

Pretesting and Revising Interview Guides

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Jose-Felipe Martinez, UCLA Associate Professor

Introduction to Survey Methods 

Introduction to Mixed Methods Research


Carola Suárez-Orozco, UCLA Professor

Writing About Education and Other Social Sciences

Mike Rose, UCLA Research Professor

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PhD Preparation Presentations

How to Write a Great Statement of Purpose

Raslyn Rendon, Director of UCI Graduate Alumni Relations & Student Affairs

Funding Opportunities for Graduate Education

Chérie Francis, UCLA Fellowships Coordinator

How to Choose PhD Programs

Estevan Hernandez, Manager of Outreach and Diversity Initiatives at UCLA Graduate Division

Letter of Recommendation

Alice Ho, Director of UCLA AAP Academic & Research Programs

Juana Mora, Rio Hondo College Professor  

Writing Research Grant Proposals


Alice Ho, Director of UCLA AAP Academic & Research Programs

How Research Grant Committees Judge Research Proposals

Michèle Lamont, Harvard Professor

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Whitney Arnold, Director of UCLA Undergraduate Research Center

How to Establish Mentor Relationships with Faculty

The Leadership Alliance: Summer Research Early Identification Program

Medeva Ghee, Leadership Alliance Executive Director & Asst. Professor at Brown University

Inside Graduate Admissions: What PhD-Bound Students Need to Know 

Julie Posselt, USC Assistant Professor 

CVs and Resumes 

Erin Brown, Manager of UCLA Graduate Career Services 

University of California Transfer Admissions

Chris Sanchez, Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment at UCLA


How to Establish Mentor Relationships with Faculty

Juana Mora, Rio Hondo College Professor  

Admissions Interviews for Undergraduate Research Programs

Zakyi Ibrahim, California State    University Fullerton Professor

UCLA PhD Student Panel

Anthony Williams, Channel McLewis, and Lyangela Gutierrez

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Research on Community Colleges


How Policies Shape Decisions Students Make in Community Colleges

Rachel Baker, UCI Assistant Professor

Experimentation in California CC Developmental Math

Tatiana Melguizo, USC Associate Professor

Martha Rivas-Castro, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Moreno Valley College

Role of Chicana Transfer Students in the Community College to PhD Pipeline

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The Community College BA: A Path to Greater Equity in Higher Education? 

Patricia Gándara, UCLA Research Professor and Gary Orfield, UCLA Distinguished Research Professor 

CC Students in the Borderlands: Using Community Cultural Wealth  to Navigate Dev. Ed.

Nancy Acevedo-Gil, CSUSB Assistant Professor

Why Do CC Students Get Off Track and What Community Colleges Can Do About It?

Steven Brint, UCR Distinguished Professor

Access and Success: Increasing Diversity through a Transfer Receptive Culture

Alfred Herrera, Director of Center for Community College Partnerships at UCLA

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MEDPEP: Ensuring Diversity in Health Professions

David Hayes-Bautista, UCLA Professor

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Internationalization of California Community Colleges

Rosalind Latiner Raby, CSUN Senior Lecturer

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Masculinity as a Form of Capital Among Latino Male Transfer Students

Marissa Vasquez, SDSU Assistant Professor

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Civic Outcomes of Community College

Carrie B. Kisker, Director of Center for the Study of Community Colleges

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Online Learning in Community Colleges: A Conceptual Model

Cameron Sublett, Pepperdine University Associate Professor

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Conducting Research on and about Community Colleges

Arthur M. Cohen, UCLA Professor Emeritus 

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Providing Financial Aid Information Through Text Messages

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar, UCLA Associate Professor 

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STEM Community College Pathways

Felisha Herrera Villarreal, SDSU Assistant Professor

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Measuring Incarcerated Student Success of Cerro Coso Prison Education Program

Peter Fulks, Alec Griffin, and Ryan Khamkongsay from Cerro Coso Community College

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Ensuring Success for AAPI Students in Developmental Education

Cynthia M. Alcantar, Pitzer College Visiting Professor

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Community College Policies and Practices That Undermine Student Success

Laura Fry and Norma Jimenez Hernandez from Estrella Mountain Community College

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