Council for the Study of Community Colleges Annual Conference Schedule

April 19-20, 2002, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle (Rooms 2A and 2B)

Friday, April 19


11:00 - 12:00


12:00 - 1:30


Welcome - Debra Bragg

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Peter Ku, Chancellor of the Seattle Community College District

1:30 - 2:45

Session 1: Building a Learning Environment for Diverse Community College Students

"The World of Learning, Racial Climate and Involvements among Diverse Urban Community College Students" William Maxwell & Phillip Brocato

"Persistence of Students of Color in Two-Year Colleges" and "Student Persistence by Gender in the Two-Year College," Patricia Somers, James Cofer, Debbie Below, and Terry Freeman

"Enrollment Management, Hispanic Students, Educational Choice," Cindy Casparis, Jeff Rhodes, Brent Cejda

"Academic Achievement among Dominican English Language Learners in an Urban Community College," Nelson Reynoso

3:00 - 4:15

Concurrent Sessions 2 & 3

Session 2: Supporting Professional Growth in Community College Leadership Programs

"Community College Graduate Preparation Programs: What Is Their Role in Building Leaders and Learners?" Marybelle Keim

"How Community College Leaders Understand and Apply Research," Berta Vigil Laden

"Who Writes the Most about Community Colleges," Barbara Townsend, Debra Bragg, and Mary Kinnick

"The Keys to Becoming a Successful Consultant," James O. Hammons and Larry Ebbers

Session 3: Promoting Community College Student Learning and Retention

"Women Students of Color in Two-Year Colleges," Ron Opp and Penny Poplin Gosetti

"Initial Analysis of a Self-Directed Learning Instrument with Community College Students," Steven Aragon and James E. Bartlett, II

"Study Behaviors of High-Risk Occupational Students in the Community College," Janice R. Sandiford

"Career Planning and Job Placement at the Community College: An Underutilized Resource?" Chuck Edwards

4:15 - 4:30

Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:30

Concurrent Sessions 4 & 5

Session 4: Promoting Student Success: Issues in Student Remediation and Intervention

"Building Learners' Academic Skills: Remediation in the Community College," Dolores Perin (Word file)

"The Fall 2000 Florida Curriculum Study: Implications for Remediation," Mary Bendickson

"Assessing the Effectiveness of an Early Academic Intervention Program," Carol Kozeracki (PowerPoint presentation)

Session 5: Building Community College Leadership: Faculty and Administators

"The Next Generation of Community College Faculty: What Are Chairs, Deans, and Presidents Looking For?" James O. Hammons

"Stress Factors Affecting Community College Deans," Linda Wild

"The Managerial Roles of Public Community College Chief Academic Officers," Phillip Anderson and John Murray

5:45 - 6:45

CSCC Board Meeting (Seattle Trade Center, Meeting Room 303)

7:00 - 8:30

CSCC Reception (Sheraton Aspen Room--Note Change of Venue!)

Saturday, April 20

8:00 - 8:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:15

Business Meeting & Election of Officers

9:30 - 10:30

Concurrent Sessions 6 & 7

Session 6: Promoting Student Flow: Research and Policy Directions

"Transfer Policy, Transfer Programs, Transfer Students," W. Boyd Bush, Jr. and Brent Cejda

"The Process of Articulation in Four Comparator States," Jan Ignash

"The World of Learning and the Urban Community College Shuffle," William Maxwell, Linda Hagedorn, Hye Moon, Phillip Brocato, Scott Cypers

Session 7: Finance and Enrollment Issues in Promoting Student Success

"An Evaluation of Student Performance Based on Registration and Participation in the Federal Student Financial Aid Program," Andrew B. McQueen

"Finding the Gaps: Eliminating the Financial Disparities in Funding Texas Community Colleges," Lee E. "Rusty" Waller and Stephen G. Katsinas

"Using Your 'Census' to Detect Changing Enrollment Patterns," Daniel DeMarte and James Jacobs

10:45 - 11:45

Concurrent Sessions 8 & 9

Session 8: Promoting Learning: Curricular Directions and Policies

"Integration between Technical and Academic Curricula for the Institutionalization of Advanced Technological Education," Thomas Bailey and Yukari Matsuzuka

"The Fall 2000 Florida Curriculum Study: An Overview of the Florida Community College Credit Curriculum," Karen Griffin

"The Fall 2000 Florida Curriculum Study: Implications for Transferability," Jan Ignash

Session 9: The Community College Presidency

"The Outstanding Community College President: A Qualitative Study of Four Presidents," Stan Vittetoe and Larry Ebbers

"The Community College Presidency: Thoughts and Experiences from Four Current Presidents," Chuck Edwards, Lee Almaguer, Joe Kishur, Kurt Kristynik, and Jay Leist

"Faculty Senate Leadership as a Presidential Pathway: Clear Passage or Caught in a Maze?" Michael T. Miller and Myron Pope

11:45 - 1:15

Lunch - On Your Own

1:15 - 2:30

Graduate Student Session with Dr. Arthur M. Cohen (Room 304)

Community College Leadership Graduate Program Matters Session

2:45 - 3:45

Concurrent Sessions 10 & 11

Session 10: Promoting Student Retention and Completion

"Online Course Completers and Non-Completers: An Analysis of Self-Directed Learning Characteristics," Elaine Johnson, Steven Aragon, James E. Bartlett, II

"Factors Influencing Degree Completion Rates for a Cohort of Two-Year College Students," George W. Metz

"The World of Urban Community College Students, Retention and Learning," Linda Serra Hagedorn, William Maxwell, Phillip Brocato

Session 11: The Community College and Four-Year Degree Programs

"Alternative Teacher Certification in Community Colleges: Issues and Trends," Paul May and Stephen Katsinas

"Preparing Nurses: Skills, Degrees, and Public Policy," James Jacobs

"The Baccalaureate Degree and the Evolving Identity of the Community College," John S. Levin

4:00 - 4:30

Closing Session: Announcement of Election of Officers, Wrap-Up & Adjournment

(Debra Bragg)