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Presentations

  Invited Keynote Address (National)

Laanan, F. S. (2005). Impact of Community Colleges on Individuals and Society: Trends and Implications. Keynote address at the 14th Annual National Conference of the Community College National Center for Community Engagement. Phoenix, Arizona. May 27, 2005.

Laanan, F. S. (2003). Transfer students as sojourners: Trends, voices, and implications. Plenary address at the 10th National Conference on Students in Transition. National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Lake Buena Vista, Florida. November 18, 2003.

Laanan, F. S. (2003). Studying Transfer Students: Policies, Research, and Implications. Keynote address at the First Annual Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. University of North Texas. Denton, Texas. January 30, 2003.


  Invited Keynote Address (Statewide)

Laanan, F. S. (2009). Community College Role in Educating Future Scientists and Technicians. Keynote address at the Alabama Community College Leadership Academy. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. July 20, 2009.

Laanan, F. S. (2006). Meeting the Needs of Today’s Transfer Students: Trends and Issues. Keynote address at the Ohio Transfer Council 2006 Annual Conference. Columbus, Ohio. June 2, 2006.

Laanan, F. S. (2005). Understanding today’s transfer students: Translating research into policy and practice. Keynote address at the Iowa Community College Arts and Sciences Dean’s Articulation Conference. Newton, Iowa. September 23, 2005.


  Invited Presentations (National)

Laanan, F. S., & Hagedorn, F. S. (2009). National Alliance for Career and Technical Education (NACTC). Presentation at the Winter Conference of NACTC. Norfolk, Virginia. February 5, 2009

Laanan, F. S. (2008). Pathway to the Baccalaureate: Trends and Implications. Presentation at the 21st Annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE) in American Higher Education, Pre-conference Institute on the Role and Success of Community Colleges in Closing Achievement Gaps. Orlando, Florida. May 27, 2008.

Laanan, F. S. (2005). Pathway to a STEM baccalaureate degree: Research trends, exemplary practices, and successful strategies. Presentation at the 2005 Joint Annual Meeting, Division of Human Resource Development, National Science Foundation. Washington, D.C. April 26, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., Ignash, J., Valeau, E., & Serrano, S. (2005). Community colleges’ responsiveness to marginalized populations: Social and economic mobility for these populations. Invited panel at the 2005 annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Boston, Massachusetts. April 8, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., Levin, J. S., Shaw, K., Townsend, B. K. (2004). Public Policy and the Changing Community College. Presidential Session at the 2004 annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Kansas City, Missouri. November 6, 2004.

Laanan, F. S. (2000). Transfer Students: Research and Implications. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Chicago, Illinois. February 28, 2000.


  Invited Expert Panel (National)

Laanan, F. S. (2006). What Community College Can Do to Better Prepare Students for Success at Senior Institutions. 2006 National Forum. A Fresh Look at Equity at Selective Colleges and Universities: Expanding Access for Low-Income Community College Transfers. Sponsored by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Washington, D.C., June 27-28, 2006.

Laanan, F. S. (2005). Facilitating Transfer Student Success: Creating Effective Partnerships. National Teleconference sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. University of South Carolina, March 3, 2005.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. (2004). Gender differences in college choice, aspirations, and self-concept among community college students in science, mathematics, and engineering. Invited presentation to Program Officers at the National Science Foundation. Arlington, Virginia. September 28, 2004.

Laanan, F. S. (2003). Mid-South Partnership for Rural Community College Dialogue. Sponsored by the Mid-South Partnership for Rural Community Colleges. Jackson, Mississippi. September 24-25, 2003.


  Invited Research Panel Reviewer (National)

Panel Reviewer, Outreach and Dissemination Grant Proposals. Research on Gender in Science and Engineering, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Human Resource Development. National Science Foundation. May 7-8, 2007.

Site Visit Team, ADVANCE Program, National Science Foundation. Site Visit Team member – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. June 7-9, 2006. Blacksburg, VA.

Participant and Respondent, The Upper Midwest Campus Compact Consortium (Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Campus Compacts) and The Spencer Foundation. “How Do Civic Engagement Efforts Impact Students? Creating a Nexus between Research Scholars and Practitioners.” University of Wisconsin, Madison. April 27-28, 2006.

Panel Reviewer, Research Grant Proposals. Research on Gender in Science and Engineering, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Human Resource Development. National Science Foundation. March 17-18, 2005.


  Invited Presentations (Iowa State University)

Laanan, F. S. (2007). Community college transfer student experiences at Iowa State University. Presentation at the ISU-Iowa Community College Summit. May 22, 2007.

Laanan, F. S. (2007). Getting to Know National Science Foundation (NSF). Panel presentation sponsored by The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Iowa State University. February 22, 2007.

Laanan, F. S. (2005). Diversity issues in higher education. Panel presentation for the Preparing Future Faculty. Iowa State University. April 19, 2005.

Laanan, F. S. (2004). Diversity issues in higher education. Panel presentation for the Preparing Future Faculty. Iowa State University. November 16, 2004.

Laanan, F. S. (2004). Transfer Students at ISU: Trends and Issues. Presentation to President Gregory Geoffroy and the Enrollment Leadership Council, Iowa State University. September 9, 2004.

Laanan, F. S. (2004). Facilitating a Seamless Transition: From Community College to ISU. Presentation to the Student Affairs Cabinet, Iowa State University. September 7, 2004.


  Refereed Presentations (National)

Schenk, T., Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Chapman, M., & Zhang, Y. (November 12, 2009). Evaluation of Iowa Project Lead the Way. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education (IACTE), Ames, IA.

Schenk, T., Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Chapman, M., & Zhang, Y. (November 6, 2009). A longitudinal evaluation of Project Lead The Way in the state of Iowa. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Vancouver, Canada.

Schenk, T., Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Chapman, M., & Zhang, Y. (October 30, 2009). Current status and practice of Project Lead the Way in Iowa: A longitudinal approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Institutional Research in the Upper Midwest (AIRUM), Bloomington, Minnesota.

Schenk, T., Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Chapman, M., & Zhang, Y. (October 12, 2009). PLTW research data: Project Lead The Way evaluation in the State of Iowa. Paper presented at the Teacher’s Conference on Engineering and PLTW, Ames, IA.

Schenk, T., Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Chapman, M., & Zhang, Y. (October 6, 2009). Project Lead the Way in Iowa: A longitudinal evaluation. Poster session presented at the 1st Annual Diversity Fair, College of Engineering, Iowa state University, Ames, IA.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., & Jackson, D. Experiences of female community college students in STEM. Paper presented at the conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Vancouver, British Columbia. November 7, 2009.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Zhang, Yi, & Schenk, T. A longitudinal evaluation of Project Lead the Way in the state of Iowa. Poster presented at the conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Vancouver, British Columbia. November 6, 2009.

Laanan, F. S., Stebleton, M., & Jackson, D. (2009). Connected and engaged: A Study of a Learning Community Model at Inver Hills Community College. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Phoenix, AZ. April 3, 2009.

Compton, J., & Laanan, F. S. (2009). Factors influencing the postcollege earnings of Iowa community college students fro three career clusters. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Phoenix, AZ. April 3, 2009.

Eggleston, L., Laanan, F. S., & Badway, N. (2009). An authentic ATE model of student assessment. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Phoenix, AZ. April 3, 2009.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., & Jackson, D. (2009). Student athletes in community colleges. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Phoenix, AZ. April 4, 2009.

Laanan, F. S., Eggleston, L., Starobin, S., Darrow, M., & Jackson, D. (2009). Understanding today’s transfer students: Implications for practice, policy and research. Presentation at the NASPA Conference. Seattle, WA. March 10, 2009.

Stebleton, M., Laanan, F. S., & Jackson, D. (2009). Connected and engaged: A study of the learning community model at Inver Hills Community College. Paper presented at NASPA Conference. Seattle, WA. March 9, 2009.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Eggleston, L., Baughman, J., & Friedel, J. N. (2008). Informing the public agenda for community college accountability: Accessing postcollege earnings of Iowa community college students. Paper presented at the Career and Technical Education Special Interest Group, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY. March 25, 2008.

Laanan, F. S., Badway, N. N., Eggleston, L., & Duree, C. (2008). Understanding the role of professional development: Case Study of ATE Center. Research presentation at the Association for Career and Technical Education Research. Charlotte, North Carolina. December 3, 2008.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Eggleston, L., Baughman, J., & Friedel, J. N. (2008). Informing the public agenda for community college accountability: Accessing postcollege earnings of Iowa community college students. Paper presented at the Career and Technical Education Special Interest Group, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY. March 25, 2008.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Darrow, M., & Jackson, D. (2008). Creating learning experiences for future women engineers: Voices and experiences at community colleges. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 4, 2008.

Laanan, F. S., Eggleston, L., E., Badway, N. N., & Duree, C. (2008). Assessing the impact of the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education professional development activities on instructional practices and student learning. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 5, 2008.

Badway, N. N., Laanan, F. S., & Eggleston, L. E. (2008). Collaborative research on community colleges: What we can learn from ATE. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 5, 2008.

Wall, A., Madgett, P., & Laanan, F. S. Alcohol and other drug use among community college students: Trends, consequences and outcomes. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Louisville, Kentucky. November 9, 2007.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S. S., & Eggleston, L. E. Adjustment of community college students at a four-year university: Role and relevance of transfer capital. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Louisville, Kentucky. November 10, 2007.

Laanan, F. S., Compton, J., Starobin, S. S., & Friedel, J. N. Measuring student success: A study of postcollege earnings among community college students in Iowa. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Tampa, Florida. April 14, 2007.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. Spatial analysis of educational pathways: From community college to doctorates in science and engineering. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Tampa, Florida. April 14, 2007.

Badway, N. N., & Laanan, F. S. Evaluating transportability of instructional innovation in vocational education: Moving beyond the principle of entirety. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Tampa, Florida. April 13, 2007.

Laanan, F. S., Compton, J., Starobin, S., & Friedel, J. N. Career and technical education (CTE) accountability in community colleges: Using unemployment insurance wage records to assess postcollege earnings of Iowa community college students. Paper presented at the Career and Technical Education Special Interest Group, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, Illinois. April 10, 2007.

Starobin, S., & Laanan, F. S. Crossing educational borderlands: Geo-educational scanning of pathways among doctorates in science and engineering. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Garden Grove, California. November 2, 2006.

Laanan, F. S., Compton, J., Starobin, S., & Friedel, J. Beyond the borderlines of measuring student success: A study of Iowa community college students. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Garden Grove, California. November 4, 2006.

Starobin, S., Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S. Exploring the impact of parental education on adult literacy: An analysis of the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Long Beach, California. April 21, 2006.

Starobin, S., & Laanan, F. S. Work from community college to Ph.D.: Educational pathways among doctorates in Science and Engineering. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Long Beach, California. April 21, 2006.

Laanan, F. S., Compton, J., Starobin, S., & Friedel, J. Postcollege earnings of career and technical education students in Iowa community colleges. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. Long Beach, California. April 22, 2006.

Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S. Family literacy in a rural Midwestern state: Perspectives from adult Hispanic participants. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, California. April 10, 2006.

Laanan, F. S., & Starobin, F. S. Predictors of transfer students’ adjustment: Effects of social demographics, community college and university experiences. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 17, 2005.

Compton, J. C., Laanan, F. S., & Cox, E. The changing face of career and technical education: Projections for Iowa Community Colleges. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 18, 2005.

Audino, A., Laanan, F. S., & Starobin, S. S. Educational and career paths of science and engineering doctorates: A national profile of community college graduates. Roundtable presentation at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 19, 2005.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. College choice factors that influence collegial expectations of college students. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. San Diego, California. June 1, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., & Marti, N. Institutional and student-level characteristics on community college students’ level of student-faculty interaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Montreal, Canada. April 12, 2005.

Starobin, S. S., Katsinas, S., Laanan, F. S., & Schumacher, R. Predicting self-concept of community college students in science, mathematics, and engineering. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Montreal, Canada. April 12, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., & Compton, J. The role of vocational education in Iowa community colleges. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 9, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., & Cox, E. Political and structural divide: An holistic approach to family literacy programs in community colleges. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 8, 2005.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. National profile of science and engineering graduates: The role of community colleges in education and training future scientists. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 9, 2005.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. College choice process: Science, mathematics, and engineering aspirants in community colleges. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 9, 2005.

Laanan, F. S., & Furbeck, L. Student Transition from Community College to Senior Institution: Research and Implications. Presentation at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers 91st annual meeting. New York, New York. March 29, 2005.

Wall, A., & Laanan, F. S. Predictors of College Students’ Alcohol Consumption: A Community College Perspective. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Boston, Massachusetts. June 1, 2004.

Laanan, F. S. Teaching and Learning Leadership in Community Colleges. Paper presented at the 2004 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. Austin, Texas. May 25, 2004.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. A Structural Model of Community College Students’ Self-Concept. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 23, 2004.

Wall, A., & Laanan, F. S. Alcohol Use Among Community College Students: Trends, Consequences, and Outcomes. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 23, 2004.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S. Understanding Future Scientists and Engineers: A Structural Model of Self-Concept Among Community College Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, California. April 16, 2004.

Hardy, D., & Laanan, F. Understanding Community College Faculty: Characteristics, Opinions, and Satisfaction. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Portland, Oregon. November 14, 2003.

Laanan, F. S., & Davis, G. Studying Community College Students: Trends, Issues, and Policy Implications. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 1, 2003.

Bush, V. B., & Laanan, F. S. Preparation of Student Affairs Professional in Two-Year Colleges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 1, 2003.

Laanan, F. S. Factors Associated with Transfer Students’ Readiness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 3, 2002.

Laanan, F. S., Stone, J., & Yoon, M. Analysis to Students Attending Public Two-Year Colleges: A National Perspective. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Richmond, Virginia. November 17, 2001.

Laanan, F. S., & Stone, J. R. (2001). National Profile of Vocational/Occupational Students in Community Colleges: Issues and Employment Three Years after Enrollment. Presentation at the national conference of the National Council for Occupational Education. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. October 2001.

Eggleston, L., Laanan, F. S., & Lee, W. Y. Opening Doors: Understanding the Transfer Adjustment Process. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Seattle, Washington. April 13, 2001.

Laanan, F. S. Baccalaureate Aspirations of Community College Students. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Chicago, Illinois. April 7, 2001.

Lee, W. Y., & Laanan, F. S. Community College Transfer Students in University Environments: Reflections on Race, Gender, and Class. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Sacramento, California. November 16, 2000.

Laanan, F. S., & Rich, R. Pathway to College: Technical Education Programs, A Collaborative Partnership. Presentation at the national conference of the National Council for Occupational Education. Denver, Colorado. October 26, 2000.

Laanan, F. S., & Stone, J. R. III Exploring New Horizons: Taking a Look at the New National Center Vision, Goals and Plans. Presentation at the national conference of the National Council for Occupational Education. Denver, Colorado. October 27, 2000.

Laanan, F. S. Two-Year College Students’ Degree Aspirations. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 23, 2000.

Laanan, F. S. Beyond Transfer Shock: Dimensions of Transfer Students’ Adjustment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 24, 2000.

Laanan, F. S. Determinants of Students’ Decision to Transfer. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Washington, D. C. April 8, 2000.

Laanan, F. S. Comparative Study of Community College Students’ Degree Aspirations. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Illinois Association for Institutional Research. Utica, Illinois. November 5, 1999.

Laanan, F. S. Does Age Matter? A Study of Students’ College Experience and Adjustment Process. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Seattle, Washington. May 1999.

Laanan, F. S., Sanchez, J. R., & Wiseley, W. C. SB645 Report Card Bill: Methodological and Policy Implications. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Seattle, Washington. May 1999.

Laanan, F. S. Any Differences? A Study of White and Non-White Students’ Experiences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Montreal, Canada. April 1999.

Laanan, F. S. Transfer Readiness Model: Follow-Up Study of Community College Students. Paper presented at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges annual meeting. Nashville, Tennessee. April 10, 1999.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. Hot on the Trails of Exiting Students: Analysis of Students’ Post-College Earnings from California Community Colleges. Paper presented at the 1999 Community College Futures Assembly. Orlando, Florida. March 1999.

Laanan, F. S. Comparative Study of Santa Monica College and Non-SMC Students. Paper presented at the national conference on Students in Transition, West Conference. Irvine, California. January 23, 1999.

Laanan, F. S., Sanchez, J. R., & Wiseley, W. C. Report Card Bill: Implications for California Community Colleges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Association for Institutional Research. San Diego, California. November 12, 1998.

Laanan, F. S. State Investment in Community College. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Miami, Florida. November 7, 1998.

Laanan, F. S. Student Outcomes: Assessing the Post-College Earnings. Paper presented at the national conference of the National Council for Occupational Education. Daytona Beach, Florida. October 23, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. Assessing the Post-College Earnings of Students: The Economic Benefit of Attending California Community Colleges - Methods, Analysis and Implications. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 20, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. Economic Benefits of Attending Community Colleges: A Perspective from California. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Community Colleges. Miami Beach, Florida. April 28, 1998.

Laanan, F. S. Building Bridges for a Successful Transition to College: Challenging Conventional Wisdom with New Paradigms to Understand First-Generation and Underrepresented Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Community Colleges. Miami Beach, Florida. April 26, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. Economic Returns to Associate Degrees: Student Outcomes from California Community Colleges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, California. April 16, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. EDD-UI Wage Data Revisited: Economic Worth of an Associate Degree. Paper presented at annual meeting of the California Association for Institutional Research. San Francisco, California. November 21, 1997.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R. What is it Worth? The Value of Obtaining a Certificate and Associate Degree. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Community College League of California. Oakland, California. November 21, 1997.

Laanan, F. S., & Perez, L. Degree Aspirations and College Experiences: A Comparative Study of Students in Community Colleges. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Albuquerque, New Mexico. November 8, 1997.

Laanan, F. S. Identifying Dimensions of Transfer Students’ Adjustment: Experiences at a Four-Year University. Paper presented at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research. Orlando, Florida. May 1997.

Laanan, F. S. Surviving the Transfer Adjustment Process: A Study of Transfer Students’ Experiences at a Research University. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges. Anaheim, California. April 1997.

Laanan, F. S. A Reconceptualization of the Transfer Adjustment Process: From Community College to University. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, Illinois. March 1997.

Laanan, F. S. Building Bridges Between the Segments: A Study of Community College Transfers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Association for Institutional Research. Costa Mesa, California. November 1996.

Laanan, F. S. Redefining Transfer Shock: Social Psychological Adjustment of the Transfer Process. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, New York. April 1996.

Laanan, F. S. Making the Transition: An Exploratory Study of Academic Achievement, Involvement, Adjustment and Satisfaction of Transfer Students at UCLA. Report presented to the Dean of Honors and Undergraduate Programs, College of Letters and Science. University of California, Los Angeles. October 1995.

Laanan, F. S., & Yamasaki, E. When the Shoe Doesn’t Fit: Developing an Alternative to the Traditional Leadership Paradigm. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, California. April 1995.

Laanan, F. S., & Cohen, A. M. Policies and Programs that Affect Transfer. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 1995.

Laanan, F. S., & Hirose, S. Transfer Assembly Project: Five-Year Trend. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Tucson, Arizona. November 1994.


  Symposium / Panel Presentations (National)
*Invited

Starobin, S., Laanan, F. S., Hagedorn, L. S., Lester, J., & Hardy, D. Measuring STEM student success in community colleges: Perspectives to advance research inquiries for policy and practice. Symposium presentation at the conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Vancouver, British Columbia. November 6, 2009.

2. Handel, S., Laanan, F. S., & Asquino, D., Transfer student success: The latest word from researchers and practitioners. Panel presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Tampa, Florida. April 16, 2007.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Townsend, B., Osei-Kofi, N., & Jalomo, R. Reframing community college teaching and learning: Pushing the boundaries of tradition. Symposium presentation at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Garden Grove, California. November 4, 2006.

*Laanan, F. S., Allen, W. R., Tienda, M., & Anderson, G. M. Community colleges as social justice institutions. Invited Symposium presentation (Increasing Access and Equity in Higher Education: Reports from the Field) at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, California. April 8, 2006.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Meszaros, P., Creamer, E. G., Jesse, J. K. Broadening participation among women in STEM fields: Research, policy and practice. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, California. April 11, 2006.

*Townsend, B., Bragg, D. D., Dougherty, K. J., Laanan, F. S., & Laden, B. V. Meet the editors: A conversation about using two new ASHE Readers: “The Community College” and “College Student Development.” Invited panel presentation at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 18, 2005.

Laden, B. V., Hagedorn, L. S., Laanan, F. S., Jackson, J., & Coaxum, J. Serving minority students: How community college students are responding. Interactive Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, California. April 12, 2004.

Rendon, L. I., Nora, A., Saggio, J., Gonzalez, K., Osei-Kofi, N., & Laanan, F. S. Revisiting student retention theory: Employing critical cultural perspectives. Focus dialogue presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Portland, Oregon. November 13, 2003.

Laanan, F. S. Traditional and Non-Traditional Community College Students: Research and Implications. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Richmond, Virginia. November 18, 2001.

Laanan, F. S., & Rich, R. Pathway to College: Student Outcomes and Program Implications. Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Chicago, Illinois. April 6, 2001.

Kozeracki, C., Laanan, F. S., & Rouseff-Baker, F. Teaching Practices and Faculty Development: A Comparison of Academic and Career/Technical Instructors. Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Chicago, Illinois. April 5, 2001.

Kozeracki, C., Laanan, F. S., & Gerderman, D. Mixed Methodologies: Using Focus Groups to Illuminate Survey Findings. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Sacramento, California. November 18, 2000.

Rich, R., & Laanan, F. S. Indiana College Preparatory: Pathway to College. Presentation at the Eleventh Education Trust national conference. Washington, D.C. November 3, 2000.

Striplin, J., Cohen, A. M., Laanan, F. S., & Perry, P. Transfer: Leading Community College Students to Success. Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Washington, D.C. April 10, 2000.

Laanan, F. S., Geltner, P., Steinberg, S., & Kozeracki, C. What Happens to Santa Monica College Students When They Transfer? Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Washington, D.C. April 8, 2000.

Laanan, F. S., & Hastings, J. Community College Students in Transition: Lessons Learned. Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Nashville, Tennessee. April 8, 1999.

Laanan, F. S., Jalomo, R., Palmer, J., & Bower, B. Taking Stock of Research on How Community Colleges Affect Students: An Evolving Conceptual Map. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. San Antonio, Texas. November 19, 1999.

Laanan, F. S., Jalomo, R. J., Perez, L. X., Arredondo, M., & Rendon, L. Multiple Perspectives: First-Generation Students’ Experiences and Outcomes in College. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Miami, Florida. November 6, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., Katsinas, S., Mortenson, T., Johnson, J. L., & McAdam, M. Investing in Higher Education: What is the Value? Presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Miami Beach, Florida. April 28, 1998.

Laanan, F. S., Sanchez, J. R., & Wiseley, W. C. Hot Issues Facing Vocational Education: Accountability, Program Planning and Economic Returns. Presentation at the Seventh Annual Board of Governors and California Community Colleges Conference. November 1998.

Laanan, F. S., Sanchez, J. R., Jorgensen, M., & Wiseley, W. C. What is it Worth? The Value of Obtaining a Certificate and Associate Degree. Presentation at the annual convention of the Community College League of California. November 1998.


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