Meet Some Student Researchers

The Interdisciplinary Research Learning Community is an opportunity for CI students to enter into interdisciplinary dialogue and hone their professional skills. Meet some of our Spring students, and hear about the variety of projects they are working on. Student research and the IRLC are two things that make CI a special place for students and….

IRLC Update: Researching Mexican mobility

Rosalba Rocha participated in the 2015 Interdisciplinary Research Learning Community. In this piece from CI’s Channel Magazine, she discusses her research with Professor Luis Sánchez. By Rosalba Rocha, ’16  Sociology Last year I was given the opportunity to work on research with Assistant Professor of Sociology Luis A. Sanchez. My research project examines social and….

Highlighting the Impact of Student Research at CI

Student research is integral to the student-centered education we seek to realize at Channel Islands. Studies demonstrate that student research improves retention and raises graduation rates, and helps to close achievement gaps. Student research promotes “deep learning” among students, preparing them with the critical thinking skills needed for success in life and career. Featuring CI….

Announcing the CI Student Research YouTube Channel

Throughout the semester students in the learning community have worked on explaining their research using short elevator speeches, and slightly longer interview segments. All of the videos as they become available are posted on our YouTube Channel. Click here to visit the channel and see some of the students’ work. by