Research Services - expertise in multi-methods research and analysis

Research design

Quantitative Research
o Surveys
o Data collection instrument design
o Database development
o Statistical analyses

Qualitative and Ethnographic Research
o Focus groups
o Interviews
o Participant observation
o Classroom ethnography

Computer Mapping/GIS Analyses

Census analysis

Evaluation Services - specializing in multiple methods evaluations

o Evaluation design
o Grant evaluations
o Academic program evaluations
o Administrative/service delivery program evaluations
o Evaluation report writing
o Training in evaluation

Academic and Administrative Program Assessment Services

o Academic assessment research and analysis
o Academic program assessment design
o Academic assessment capacity development or training
o Administrative or student service delivery quality assessment
o Evaluation of assessment methods and results
o Needs assessment
o Competition assessment
o Academic and administrative program feasibility assessment

College/University and Program Accreditation Services

o College/University accreditation self-study research
o Academic program accreditation research and evaluation

Planning Services

o Strategic planning
o "Plan to plan" design
o Mission, vision, and goals development facilitation
o External scanning
o SWOT (Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats) analysis

o Plan review/evaluation
o Scenario Analysis

o Program planning
o Feasibility studies
o New program planning
o Program change planning

o Training in planning processes and planning leadership

Change Services

o Grant writing
o Grant evaluation methods design
o Research methodology review
o Department staff and faculty group coaching during change
o New program start-up mentoring
o Key planning event design and facilitation
o Key organizational change event planning, design, and facilitation
o Administrative service delivery quality development
o Enrollment management strategy development
o Diversity program planning and evaluation

Higher Education Service Area

The primary REAP Change service area for higher education consists of colleges and universities in California, Hawaii and the Pacific island territories covered by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) regional accreditation authority for four-year colleges and universities, Senior College Commission, and its sister authority for two-year colleges, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

REAP Change Consultants also offers higher education services to college and universities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, the states covered by the Commission on Colleges and Universities of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.

REAP Change would consider consulting work in other parts of the United States or in African countries.

Be sure and visit our useful links page for links to higher education research and planning organizations and consulting firms.


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REAP Change Consultants
2872 Nicada Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90077-2024

(310) 384-9717

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