Institutional Research and Planning

Institutional Research and Planning
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The Office of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) is located in the San Diego Community College District administrative headquarters and is the central Research and Planning Office for City College, Mesa College, Miramar College and the Continuing Education Program. The Office of Institutional Research and Planning supports the planning and decision-making efforts throughout the District by providing data and information for managing and maintaining the quality and effectiveness of programs and services. The IRP also provides information that is mandated by external accrediting agencies and legislative bodies and serves as a primary source for information on institutional effectiveness at SDCCD.

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IRB Review: Investigatory Guidelines For Research Using Human Subjects


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Enrollment & FTES

This section of the Institutional Research and Planning website contains data and information for enrollment management. The state 320 FTES reports (period reports and final) that are submitted to the California Community College Chancellor's Office for apportionment funding are posted in this section along with an internal summary analysis report of FTES. This section also includes reports on productivity and efficiency measures such as FTES/FTEF and WSCH/FTEF, as well as reports for tracking supply (sections offered) and demand (enrollment fill and capacity reports).

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research reports

This section of the Institutional Research and Planning website contains a variety of research reports that respond to the diverse needs and interests of the SDCCD constituencies, and the District communities. The reports provide critical information for program and service evaluations, planning and improvement efforts and accountability and grant writing. Many of the institutional level and districtwide foundational reports are posted in this section including: Fact Books, Facts On File, Scorecards and surveys.  

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