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Publications

  Books and Monographs

Laanan, F. S.  (Ed.).  (2006).  Understanding students in transition:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Student Services, no. 114.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Townsend, B. K., Bragg, D. D., Dougherty, K., Laanan, F. S., & Laden, B. V.  (Eds.).  (2006).  Community colleges in the 21st century.  ASHE Reader Series.  Boston, MA:  Pearson Custom Publishing.

Laanan, F. S.  (Ed.).  (2001).  Transfer students:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 114.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Sanchez, J. R., & Laanan, F. S.  (Eds.).  (1998).  Determining the economic benefits of attending community college.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 104.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.


  Chapters in Books and Monographs
  *Invited

Jackson, D. L., Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2013).  The shared experiences:  Facilitating successful transfer of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.  In J. Marling (Ed.).  Transfer students in higher education:  Critical issues.  New Directions for Higher Education, 162, 69-76.  San Franciso:  Jossey-Bass.

*Starobin, S. S., Jackson, D., & Laanan, F. S. (2013).  Model programs for STEM student success at minority serving two-year colleges.  In R. Palmer, D. Maramba and M. Gasman (eds.).  Fostering success of ethnic and racial minorities in STEM:  The role of minority serving institutions.  New York:  Routledge, 59-71.

Jackson, D. L., & Laanan, F. S.  (2011).  The role of community colleges in educating women in science.  In J. G. Gayles (Ed.). Attracting and retaining women in STEM.  New Directions for Institutional Research, 152, 39-49.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2008).  Broadening female participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics:  Experiences at community colleges.  In J. Lester (Ed.).  Gendered perspective on community colleges.  New Directions for Community Colleges, 142, 37-46San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Compton, J., Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S.  (2006).  Adult learners in transition.  In F. S. Laanan (Ed.).  Understanding students in transition:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Student Services, 114, 73-80.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Schuh, J., & Laanan, F. S.  (2006).  Forced transitions:  The impact of natural disasters and other events on college students.  In F. S. Laanan (Ed.).  Understanding students in transition:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Student Services, no. 114, 93-102.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Laanan, F. S., & Starobin, S. S.  (2004).  Defining Asian and Pacific Islander serving institutions.  In B. V. Laden (Ed.).  Serving Minority Populations.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 127, 49-59.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

*Laanan, F. S., & Brown, M. C.  (2002).  Portrait of the American college student:  Trends and issues.  In M. C. Brown (Ed.).  Equity and access in higher education:  Changing the definition of educational opportunity.  Readings on Equal Education, Volume 18, 1-21.

*Bragg, D. D., & Laanan, F. S.  (2001).  Clark Kerr.  In J. A. Palmer (Ed.), Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education, 79-85.  New York:  Routledge.

*Laanan, F. S.  (2001).  Accountability in community colleges:  Looking toward the twenty-first century.  In B. K. Townsend and S. B. Twombly (Eds.), Community Colleges:  Policy in the Future Context, Volume 2, 57-76.  Westport, CT:  Ablex Publishing.

Laanan, F. S.  (2001).  Transfer student adjustment.  In F. S. Laanan (Ed.).  Transfer students:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 114, 5-13.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Eggleston, L. E., & Laanan, F. S.  (2001).  Making the transition to the senior institution.  In F. S. Laanan (Ed.).  Transfer students:  Trends and issues.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 114, 87-97.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Laanan, F. S.  (2000).  Community college students’ career and educational goals.  In S. R. Aragon (Ed.).  Beyond access:  Methods and models for increasing retention and learning among minority students.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 112, 19-33.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Sanchez, J. R., & Laanan, F. S.  (1998).  Economic benefits of a community college education:  Issues of accountability and performance measures.  In J. R. Sanchez and F. S. Laanan (Eds.).  Determining the economic benefits of attending community college.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 104, 5-15.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Laanan, F. S.  (1998).  Descriptive analysis of students’ post-college earnings from California community colleges.  In J. R. Sanchez and F. S. Laanan (Eds.).  Determining the economic benefits of attending community college.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 104, 77-87.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Laanan, F. S., & Sanchez, J. R.  (1996).  New ways of conceptualizing transfer rate definitions. In T. Rifkin (Ed.).  Transfer and articulation.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 96, 35-43.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Laanan, F. S.  (1994).  Sources and information:  Recruiting and maintaining minority faculty.  In W. B. Harvey and J. Valadez (Eds.).  Creating and maintaining diverse faculty.  New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 87, 87-93.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.


  Refereed Journal Articles

Starobin, S., Chen, Y., Kollasch, A., Baul, T., & Laanan, F. S.  (in press).  The effects of a project-based learning curriculum on self-efficacy among community college students.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice.

Jackson, D., & Laanan, F. S.  (in press).  Desiring to fit:  Fostering the success of community college transfer students in STEM.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice.

Heaverlo, C., Cooper, R. M., & Laanan, F. S.  (2013).  STEM development:  A study of predictors for 6th-12th grade girls’ interest and confidence in science and math.  Journal of Woman and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 19(2), 121-142.

Chrystal, L. L., Gansemer-Topf, A., & Laanan, F. S. (2013).  Assessing students’ transition from community college to a four-year institution.  Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, 3(1), 1-18.

Maguire, K., Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., Friedel, J. N.  (2013).  Measuring the accountability of CTE programs:  Factors that influence college earnings among community college students.  Career and Technical Education Journal, 37(3), 235-261.

Jackson, D., Stebleton, M., & Laanan, F. S.  (2013).  The experience of community college faculty involved in a learning community program.  Community College Review, 4(1), 3-19.

Laanan, F. S., Stebleton, M., & Jackson, D.  (2013).  Learning community and non-learning community students in a midwestern community college.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 37, 247-261.

Starobin, S. S., Schenk, T., Laanan, F. S., Schenk, T., & Moeller, D.  (2013).  Going and passing through community colleges:  Examining the effectiveness of Project Lead The Way in STEM pathways.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 37, 226-236.

Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., & Burger, C. J.  (2010).  Role of community colleges:  Broadening participating among women and minorities in STEM.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 16(1), 1-5.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2010).  From community college to Ph.D.:  Educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 16(1), 67-84.

Hoffman, E., Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., & Rivera, M.  (2010).  Role of community colleges in STEM education:  Thoughts on implications for policy, practice, and future research.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 16(1), 85-96.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Eggleston, E.  (2010).  Adjustment of community college students at a four-year university:  Role and relevance of transfer capital.  Journal of College Student Retention, 12(2), 175-209.

McLaughlin, M., Starobin, S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2010).  Medical simulation in the community college health science curriculum:  A matrix for future implementation.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 34(6), 462-476.

Compton, J., Laanan, F. S., & Starobin, S.  (2010). Career and Technical Education as Pathways:  Factors influencing postcollege earnings of selected career clusters.  Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 15(1/2), 93-113.

Laanan, F. S., Starobin, S., Compton, J., & Friedel, J. N.  (2009).  Assessing postcollege earnings of career and technical education students in Iowa community colleges.  Enrollment Management Journal, 3(4), 68-94.

Laanan, F. S.  (2009).  Reflections on Barbara K. Townsend’s scholarship, mentoring, and being.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 33(9), 721-724.

Laanan, F. S.  (2007).  Studying transfer students:  Part II:  Dimensions of transfer students’ adjustment.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 31, 37-59.

Laanan, F. S.  (2007).  Arthur M. Cohen as a mentor.  Community College Review, 34(3), 234-235.

Starobin S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2006). Studying community college students in STEM.  Annals of Research on Engineering Education, v.2, p. 1.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2006). Influence of precollege experience on self-concept among community college students in science, mathematics and engineering: Article Summary." Annals of Research on Engineering Education, v.2, p. 1.

Hardy, D. E., & Laanan, F. S.  (2006).  Characteristics and perspectives of faculty at public two-year colleges.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 30, 787-811.

Laanan, F. S., Hardy, D. E., & Katsinas, S. G.  (2006).  Documenting and assessing the role of community colleges in developing human capital.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 30, 855-869.

Laanan, F. S., Compton, J., & Friedel, J. N.  (2006).  The role of career and technical education in Iowa community colleges.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 30, 293-310.

Laanan, F. S., & Cox, E.  (2006).  Political and structural divide:  An holistic approach to family literacy programs in community colleges.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 30, 359-372.

Starobin, S. S., & Laanan, F. S.  (2005).  Influence of pre-college experience on self-concept among community college students in science, mathematics, and engineering.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 3(11), 209-229.

Wall, A. F., & Laanan, F. S.  (2005).  Evaluation of evidence-based alcohol abuse strategies.  Academic Exchange Quarterly, 9(3), 331-339.

Krogh, B., & Laanan, F. S.  (2005).  Online course in two-year nursing education.  Academic Exchange Quarterly, 9(2), 166-173.

Laanan, F. S., & Starobin, S. S.  (2004).  Urban community college transfers to a university.  Academic Exchange Quarterly,8(2), 139-147.

Laanan, F. S.  (2004).  Studying transfer students:  Part I:  Instrument design and implications.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 28, 331-351.

Laanan, F. S.  (2003).  Older adults in community colleges:  Choices, attitudes, and goals.  Educational Gerontology, 29, 757-776.

Laanan, F. S.  (2003).  Degree aspirations of two-year college students.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 27, 495-518.

Aragon, S. R., & Laanan, F. S.  (2001).  Coercing participation in research:  When an incentive is no longer an incentive.  Advances in Developing Human Resources, 3(1), 41-43.

Sanchez, J. R., Laanan, F. S., & Wiseley, W. C.  (1999).  Postcollege earnings of former students of California community colleges:  Methods, analysis, and implications.  Research in Higher Education, 40(1), 87-113.

Sanchez, J. R., & Laanan, F. S.  (1997).  The economic returns of a community college education.  Community College Review, 25(3), 73-87.

Laanan, F. S.  (1996).  Making the transition:  Understanding the adjustment process of community college transfer students.  Community College Review, 23(4), 69-84.


  Peer Reviewed Proceedings - Published

Rethwisch, D., Haynes, M. D., Starobin, S., Laanan, F. S., & Schenk, T.  A study of the impact of Project Lead The Way on achievement outcomes in Iowa.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference.  San Antonio, Texas.  June 12, 2012.

Rethwisch, D., Laanan, F. S., Haynes, M., Starobin, S.  A longitudinal evaluation of Project Lead the Way in the state of Iowa.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference.  Vancouver, British Columbia.  June 28, 2011.

Laanan, F. S., Narasimhan, B., Lamm, M., Lopez, C., & Jackson, D.  Biological materials and processes (BioMaP) research experiences for undergraduates.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.  June 28, 2011.

Laanan, F. S., Jackson, D., & Rover, D.  Engineering transfer students:  Characteristics, experiences, and student outcomes.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.  June 27, 2011.

Rover, D., Bruning, M., Michelson, S., Shelley, M., Laanan, F., Darrow, M., Goodwin, M., Baughman, J., & McMaken, H.  SEEC:  Student enrollment and engagement through connections.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.  June 2010.

Laanan, F. S., Jackson, D., Starobin, S., & Darrow, M.  Educating future engineers:  Role of community colleges.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.  June 2010.

Laanan, F. S., Jackson, D., & Darrow, M.  Experiences of engineering transfer students:  From community college to university.  Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.  June 2010.


  Research, Policy and Practice Briefs

Johnson, J. D., Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., & Russell, D.  (2012, October).  The influence of self-efficacy on student academic success, student degree aspirations, and transfer planning.  (OCCRP Research Brief No. 7).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA: Iowa State University.  October 2012.  ISSN 1939-361X.

Myers, B., Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., & Russell, D.  (2012, August).  Examining student engagement and transfer intentions among community college STEM students.  (OCCRP Research Brief No. 6).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  August 2012.  ISSN 1939-361X.

Kruse, T., Starobin, S. S., Laanan, F. S., & Russell, D.  (2012, July).  The influence of financial barriers on transfer decisions of community college students in STEM courses.  (OCCRP Resarch Brief No. 5).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  July 2012.  ISSN 1939-36X.

Laanan, F. S., & Zhang, Y.  (2011, February).  STEM student engagement and satisfaction:  A comparative study of community college transfers and native students at a 4-year university.  (OCCRP Research Brief).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  February 2011.  ISSN 1939-36X.

Laanan, F. S., & Zhang, Y.  (2011, February).  A study of student engagement and satisfaction:  An examination of vertical and horizontal transfers at a large research university.  (OCCRP Research Brief).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  February 2011.  ISSN 1939-36X.

Laanan, F. S., & Jackson, D. L.  (2011, February).  Transfer students in STEM majors:  Socialiation factors that influence academic and social adjustment.  (OCCRP Research Brief).  Office of Community College Research and Policy.  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  February 2011.  ISSN 1939-36X.

Laugerman, M., Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., Darrow, M., & Pontius, J.  (2011, December).  SEEC Data Brief:  Basic program:  Empirical research results (SEEC Data Brief No. 8). Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  December 2011.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Laugerman, M., Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., Darrow, M., & Pontius, J.  (2011, November).  SEEC Data Brief:  Data collection and analysis project – retention (SEEC Data Brief No. 7).  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  November 2011.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Laugerman, M., Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., Darrow, M., & Pontius, J.  (2011, October).  SEEC Data Brief:  Engineering transfer student – graduate profile (SEEC Data Brief No. 6)Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  October 2011.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Laugerman, M., Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., Darrow, M., & Pontius, J.  (2011, September).  SEEC Data Brief:  How learning communities affect retention (SEEC Data Brief No. 5).  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  September 2011.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Laanan, F. S., Rover, D., Bruning, M., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., Laugermann, M., Darrow, M., & Pontius, J.  (2011, March).  Measuring the “SEEC” effect:  Engineering transfer student retention and success (SEEC Data Brief No. 4).  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University.  March 2011.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., & Shelley, M.  (2010, November).  Engineering orientation (ENGR 100) (SEEC Data Brief No. 3).  Ames, IA: Iowa State University.  November 2010.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Rover, D., Bruning, M., Laanan, F. S., Mickelson, S., & Shelley, M.  (2010, November).  Engineering admissions:  Partnership program (E-APP) (SEEC Data Brief No. 2).  Ames, IA: Iowa State University.  November 2010.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Laanan, F. S., Rover, D. T., Bruning, M., Mickelson, S., Shelley, M., & Darrow, M. (2010, July). SEEC engineering transfer student profile (SEEC Data Brief No. 1).  Ames, IA: Iowa State University.  July 1, 2010.  ISSN 2153-3970.

Rendon, L., Kanagala, V., Laanan, F. S., Nichols, G. S., Shelley, M., & Starobin, S.  (2006, Spring).  Iowa public higher education:  Enrollment challenges, opportunities for future growth.  Education Policy and Practice Perspectives (EP3 Policy Brief, No. 1).  Ames, IA:  Iowa State University

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