Resources

  • Launching the Mission Admission Challenge

    Launching the Mission Admission Challenge

    We share an overview of activities conducted and lessons learned from the first two years of the grant. Our intent is to provide readers with insights into the process of conceptualizing and implementing a large-scale practitioner-oriented research project. Read the overview here.
  • Zooming Along

    Zooming Along

    This is a follow-up report to “From Pre to Post: Putting the Data Pieces Together” (October 2016) where we presented interim findings from data collection with students and teachers at a select group of treatment schools in the randomized controlled trial study (a rigorous research design preferred by the U.S. Department of Education).
  • Technological Innovations for College Access

    Technological Innovations for College Access

    Zoe Corwin, Marie Groark, and Keith Frome discuss useful online tools, challenges, and potential ways to use technological innovations to increase college-going and completion rates. Read the publication here.
  • From Pre to Post: Putting the Data Pieces Together

    From Pre to Post: Putting the Data Pieces Together

    The Pullias Center presents a summary of the findings from a 2015 pre-Challenge survey.
  • Launching the Mission Admission Challenge

    Launching the Mission Admission Challenge

    We share an overview of activities conducted and lessons learned from the first two years of the grant. Our intent is to provide readers with insights into the process of conceptualizing and implementing a large-scale practitioner-oriented research project. Read the overview here.
  • Zooming Along

    Zooming Along

    This is a follow-up report to “From Pre to Post: Putting the Data Pieces Together” (October 2016) where we presented interim findings from data collection with students and teachers at a select group of treatment schools in the randomized controlled trial study (a rigorous research design preferred by the U.S. Department of Education).
  • Technological Innovations for College Access

    Technological Innovations for College Access

    Zoe Corwin, Marie Groark, and Keith Frome discuss useful online tools, challenges, and potential ways to use technological innovations to increase college-going and completion rates. Read the publication here.
  • Ready Or Not, Here We Play: The Impact of Collegeology Games on College Readiness, Access and Student Success

    Ready Or Not, Here We Play: The Impact of Collegeology Games on College Readiness, Access and Student Success

    The Pullias Center and the Game Innovation Lab team up to write the latest report on Collegeology Games.
  • California Student Aid Commission Legislative Briefing

    California Student Aid Commission Legislative Briefing

    The Pullias Center for Higher Education presents findings as well as recommendations to increase the rates at which students pursue post-secondary education. Read the findings here.
  • The Case of California

    The Case of California

    The Pullias Center’s research team highlights their findings halfway through their large-scale study and what they hope to achieve in the second half of the study. Read their findings here.
  • Improving Access to College Through Games, Technology, and Social Media

    Improving Access to College Through Games, Technology, and Social Media

    The Pullias Center for Higher Education was recently awarded a a $3.2 million dollar grant to expand its online college access game, Mission Admission. The game sets out to provide the increasing rates of underrepresented and low income students enrolling in college with accessible college and financial aid information. Read the summary here.
  • College Access Research Roundup

    College Access Research Roundup

    Amanda Ochsner discusses games that research proves help youth to gain an understanding of the college admissions process. Read the roundup here.
  • Postsecondary Play: The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education

    Postsecondary Play: The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education

    Edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, Tracy Fullerton, and Gisele Ragusa The college application process—which entails multiple forms, essays, test scores, and deadlines—can be intimidating. For students without substantial school and family support, the complexity of this process can become a barrier to access. William G. Tierney and his team at the University of Southern California approach this […]