Institutional Research coordinates facts and figures, technical reports, and studies at Red Deer Polytechnic. Our purpose is to provide research and information services to Red Deer Polytechnic departments, committees, and individuals in fulfillment of academic and planning functions. The office also furnishes information and data required by the provincial and federal government. We generate data, information, and statistical reports as required by the institution.
Information provided by Institutional Research ranges from simple numeric data to comprehensive reports. Information may also be tailored to meet the special needs of a requestor. Many reports are short summaries that are compiled quickly. Major projects demand detailed planning and implementation and are generally completed over a longer period of time.
We are proud to also work with faculty who conduct a variety of applied research projects each year.
Learn more about the projects and reports our team completes, including:
- Program Completer Studies
- Student Feedback Instruments (SFIs)
- and a variety of other projects and statistical reports
We invite you to read various Red Deer Polytechnic publications and reports, including Red Deer Polytechnic's Annual Reports and Financial Statements, Comprehensive Institutional Plans, Strategic Plans and Economic Impact Studies.
Red Deer Polytechnic's Institutional Research Team
The Institutional Research team also responds to ad hoc requests from the Red Deer Polytechnic community and the public for information, data, and statistical reports.
J'Anna Aitchison: Executive Director - Institutional Planning
phone: 403.342.3488 | Email: j'anna [dot] aitchison [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Marc Gervais: Manager - Institutional Research
phone: 403.314.2412 | Email: marc [dot] gervais [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Brittney Gasco: Data Analyst
phone: 403.343.4038 | Email: brittney [dot] gasco [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Taqi Ahmed: Data Analyst
phone: 403.346-5068 | Email: taqiahmed [dot] mohammed [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Katie Tripp: Research Technician
phone: 403.342.3285 | Email: katie [dot] tripp [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Ronda Anderson: Research Assistant, Evaluation
phone: 403.342.3343 | Email: ronda [dot] anderson [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
- leadership, coordination and support to the Polytechnic's strategic planning process
- compiling strategic and operational details for inclusion in Red Deer Polytechnic's Annual Reports
- consultation on policy writing and coordination of policy creation and revision
Planning and Reporting Specialist
(Comprehensive Institutional Plan and Annual Reports)
phone: 403.342.3367 | email: katelyn [dot] ruiz [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (katelyn[dot]ruiz[at]rdpolytech[dot]ca)