CSCC 47th Annual Conference

April 7-9, 2005

Sheraton Hotel (April 7)

Hynes Convention Center (April 8-9)

Boston, Massachusetts


Thursday, April 7, 2005, 8-9pm

 

CSCC Reception, Sheraton Hotel, Constitution Ballroom

Sponsored by: Taylor & Francis, Central Michigan, the Priest Center & Community College Journal of Research & Practice

 

 

Friday, April 8, 2005

 

7:45 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.– Registration Foyer, Hynes Convention Center,

3rd floor Registration Table

 

8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.– Welcome and Introduction to the Annual conference, Room 306

John Levin, President-Elect CSCC, North Carolina State University

 

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.- Invited Panel, Room 306

"Community colleges' responsiveness to marginalized populations; social and

economic mobility for these populations"     

       Kathleen Shaw (Associate Professor of Urban Education Educational Leadership

and Policy Studies, Temple University)

       Ed Valeau (President, Hartnell Community College)

       Frankie Santos Laanan (Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy

Studies, Iowa State University)

       Sandra Serrano (Chancellor, Kern Community College District)

 

10:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. 3rd floor hallway Break—coffee, water, muffins & fruit

 

CONCURRENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Please note, presenters for all paper presentation sessions have 12 minutes for their presentations, with the remainder of the time reserved for questions and discussion. Session chairs will manage the time allotments.

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.– Session 1A: Room 301

Session Chair: Stephen Katsinas, University of North Texas

 

       A mixed methods study of new, full time occupational faculty members in a Midwest state: How they learned about the teaching/learning process

Deborah Brennan, Central Community College & Alan Seagren, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

       Comparison of delivery modes for faculty professional development: Online vs. instructor led

Celeste Fenton, Hillsborough Community College & Brenda Watkins, Hillsborough Community College

       Faculty development in community colleges: Surveying the present, preparing for the future (Paper)
Pamela Eddy, Central Michigan University & Renee Kessler, Central Michigan University

       Beyond expectations: Organizational commitment of urban community college faculty

Jay R. Dee, University of Massachusetts, Boston & Cheryl J. Daly, University of New Hampshire

 

 

Friday, April 8, 2005

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.– Session 1B: Room 303

Session Chair: Richard Romano, Institute for Community College Research

 

       Issues concerning the implementation of Colorado's voucher and fee for service program and the implications for community colleges

Clifford Harbour, Colorado State University; Timothy Gray Davies, Colorado State University & Chance W. Lewis, Colorado State University

       Dual funding for dual enrollment: An inducement or an impediment? (Paper)

Erika Hunt, Center for the Study of Education Policy, Illinois State University

       Fulfilling the promise: Income, financial aid and persistence in two-year colleges
Richard Turley, University of Missouri, St. Louis & Pat Sommers, University of Texas- Austin

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.– Session 1C: Room 309

Session Chair: Linda Hagedorn, University of Southern California

 

       Is non-traditional student a bad word? Examining the social construction of the term and its implication for administrators' perceptions of their students

Erin Robinson, North Carolina State University & John Levin, North Carolina State University

       Students as cultural workers and the measurement of cultural effort

Alicia Dowd, University of Massachusetts- Boston & Randi Korn, Bristol Community College

       Immigrants in community colleges: Why they drop out (Paper)
Gwyneth Tracy, California Department of Education

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. – Session 1D: Room 310

Session Chair: Frankie Santos Laanan, Iowa State University

 

       Consuming college coursework: Students' perspectives on postsecondary learning

Rebecca Cox, Community College Research Center

       Student satisfaction & estimate of gain from online courses: An examination of electronic engagement and learning style (Paper)

Judith Oleks, Bunker Hill Community College

       Technology and the "New Vocationalism": Students experiences of computer- mediated community college technical education
John M. Dirkx, Michigan State University; Regina O. Smith, Portland State University & Gloria Kielbaso, Michigan State University

 

11:45 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. – Lunch (on your own)

 

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. – Session 2A: Room 301

Session Chair: Debra Bragg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

       Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges

Thomas R. Bailey, Columbia University & Mariana Alfonso, Brown University

       The influence of validation experiences on the success and persistence of community college students (Paper)

Elisabeth Barnett, Columbia University

       The nexus between community college choice and persistence

Jon Bauer, East Central College & Pat Sommers, University of Texas, Austin

 

Friday, April 8, 2005

 

1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. – Session 2B: Room 303

Session Chair: Marilyn Amey, Michigan State University

 

       Creative thinking and multiple pathways: Highlights from a 2004 national study of occupational/ technical degree transferability (Paper)

Jan M. Ignash, University of South Florida & David Kotun, University of South Florida

       The collegiate and transfer functions of further education college in the UK (Paper)

Gareth Parry, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

       Collaboration between colleges & universities

Berta Vigil Laden, University of Toronto

 

1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. – Session 2C: Room 309

Session Chair: Barbara Townsend, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

       Political and structural divide: A holistic approach to family literacy programs at community colleges

Frankie Santos Laanan, Iowa State University & Elizabeth M. Cox, Iowa State University

       Fulfilling the missions of community colleges: The role of continuing education programs (Paper)

Wei-ni Wang, Michigan State University

       An interacting sector model for community college transformation (Paper)

Patricia L. Farrell, Michigan State University

 

 

2:15 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. 3rd floor hallway– Break—coffee, tea, water, soft pretzels & fruit

 

CONCURRENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

2:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. – Session 3A: Room 301

Session Chair: David Ayers, University of North Carolina- Greensboro

 

       A comparison of factors that predict the satisfaction of community college faculty by gender

Duane Akroyd, North Carolina State University; Crystal Muhammad, North Carolina State University & Susan Bracken, North Carolina State University

       Work and life balance: A look at community college occupational deans

Jean Bailey, Montcalm Community College

       What to do when there is no playbook: Issues facing women leaders in community colleges (Paper)

Pamela Eddy, Central Michigan University & Angela Radlinski, St. Elizabeth Area Catholic School

       Nuance not monolith: The importance of a seven group disaggregation for community college part time faculty

Richard Wagoner, The University of Arizona

 

2:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. – Session 3B: Room 303

Session Chair: Pat Sommers, University of Texas- Austin

 

       Toward a grounded theory of participative leadership: Perspectives of community college presidents

Lauren Grasmick, Colorado State University & Timothy Gray Davies, Colorado State University

       Reflective leadership by selected community college presidents

Pamela Rae Stoeckel, Colorado State University & Timothy Gray Davies, Colorado State University

       Two year college presidents: Trends in demographics and educational background

Marybelle C. Keim, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

       The leadership legacy of Edmund J. Gleazer, President of the AACC 1958-1981

Crystal Bacon, Warren County Community College

 

2:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. – Session 3C: Room 309

Session Chair: Cliff Harbour, Colorado State University

"Contemporary Issues in Finance Equity and Access in Community Colleges"

 

       Equity of philanthropic fundraising in community colleges

Alicia Dowd, University of Massachusetts- Boston & John L. Grant, Cape Cod Community College

       The role of state policy in geographic and fiscal access to public community colleges for Latinos in Texas

Stella M. Flores, Harvard University

       Comparing the college completion rate of Hispanic students who transferred from a 2 year college to a 4 year college in the 1980s and 1990s

Tatiana Melguizo, University of Southern California

       If community college students are so poor, why do only 16.9% of them receive Pell grants?

Richard Romano, Broome Community College/State University of New York

 

2:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. – Session 3D: Room 310

Session Chair: Soko Starobin, Iowa State University

 

       Re-creating learning environments for nursing students developing English language (Paper)

JoAnn Mulready-Shick, Roxbury Community College

       The role of the community college in promulgating academic pathways to college for underserved students

Debra Bragg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Eunyoung Kim, University of Illinois

at Urbana-Champaign; Melanie Rubin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign & Elisabeth

Barnett, Columbia University

       The effect of local labor market conditions on the education and economic outcomes of community college students

Gregory S. Kienzl, American Institutes for Research & Juliet Diehl, American Institutes for

Research

 

4:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. – Graduate Student Discussion with Professors & Social: Room 311

Session Chair: Marilyn Amey, Michigan State University

Sponsored by the Joseph D. Moore Chair, North Carolina State University & Michigan

State University


 


Saturday, April 9, 2005

 

8:00 a.m.- 8:50 a.m. – New Directions for Community Colleges' Breakfast: Room 207

Sponsored by Jossey-Bass Publishers

 

CONCURRENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. – Session 4A: Room 301

Session Chair: Ed Davis, Mississippi State University

Significant Program Change Presentations

 

       Collaboration and commitment: A community college and university initiative develops college leaders through South Carolina

James Hudgins, South Carolina Technical College System; Katherine Chaddock, University of South Carolina & Michael Welsh, University of South Carolina

       Presidential perceptions about graduate preparation programs for community college

James O. Hammons, University of Arkansas & Michael Miller, University of Arkansas

       "I'm a candidate- now what do I do?"

Janice R. Sandiford, Florida International University

 

9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. – Session 4B: Room 303

Session Chair: Gwyneth Tracy, California Department of Education

 

       Race and the effectiveness of a learning community for low income community college students

William Maxwell, University of Southern California & Diane Shammas, University of Southern California

       Perceptions and attitudes of developmental and African American students in their engagement of Tomball College

Eric Wildman, Tomball College & Larry Rideaux, Tomball College

       "A few good men: Factors that encourage retention and persistence of male community college students" (Paper)

Athena Perrakis, University of San Diego

 

9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. – Session 4C: Room 309

Session Chair: Alicia Dowd, University of Massachusetts- Boston

 

       An open door to elite universities? The selectivity of graduation institutions and degree attainment of two year transfer students (Paper)

Po Yang, Columbia University

       Community college student outcomes: What institutional characteristics make a difference? (Paper)

Timothy Leinbach, Columbia University & Juan Carlos Calcagno, Community College

Research Center

       National profile of science and engineering graduates: The role of community colleges in education and training future scientists

Soko S. Starobin, Iowa State University & Frankie Santos Laanan, Iowa State University

 

 

 

 


Saturday, April 9, 2005

 

9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. – Session 4D: Room 310

Session Chair: John Dirkx, Michigan State University

 

       Kids in college: Early entrance home-schoolers attending community colleges

Lisa Lavoie, Tunxis Community College

       The Minnesota college in the high school program: Does participation in dual enrollment help high school students succeed as career and technical education majors in college? (Paper)

Pradeep Kotamraju, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

       Self-identity modification: Baby boomers reinvent themselves using the community college (Paper)

Louis Mark Palazesi, Florida State University

 

10:00 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. – 3rd floor hallway: Break—coffee, tea, water, juice

 

CONCURRENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. – Session 5A: Room 301

Session Chair: Michael Miller, University of Arkansas

 

       Connecting high school dropouts to higher education: A discussion of the middle college as implemented by the Virginia Community College System

Robyn Beck Dietter, University of Virginia & Glenn DuBois, Virginia Community College System

       Orientation: A tool for community college retention

Dustin Derby, Northern Illinois University

       Bridging the gap: GED/ESOL to college transition models (Paper)

Cynthia Zafft, National College Transition Network & Jessica Spohn, New England Literacy Resource Center

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. – Session 5B: Room 303

Session Chair: Jan Ignash, University of South Florida

 

       A portrait of K-14 partnerships: Creating a theoretical framework for analysis

Marilyn Amey, Michigan State University; Pamela Eddy, Central Michigan University; Carolyn Ozaki, Michigan State University & Jessica Rehiling, Michigan State University

       Have the 1995 AMATYC standards influenced developmental-remedial mathematics textbooks in Illinois Community Colleges? (Paper)

Vernon M Kays, St. Louis Community College at Meramec College; Debra Bragg, University

of Illinois Urbana/Champaign & Jane Loeb, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign

       The role of vocational education in Iowa community colleges

Frankie Santos Laanan, Iowa State University

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. – Session 5C: Room 309

Session Chair: Janice Sandiford, Florida International University

Significant Program Change

 

       Focus on community colleges: The development and delivery of an atypical doctoral program for community college professionals

Ed Davis, Mississippi State University; W. Martin Wiseman, Mississippi State University & Ned B. Lovell, MidSouth Partnership for Rural Community Colleges

       Expanding the role of a higher education graduate program to prepare learning- centered community college faculty

Charlotte Briggs, Loyola University Chicago & Kelly Carter, Loyola University Chicago

       Community college finance: "Can you show me the money?"

Ed Davis, Mississippi State University; Dan Stumpf, Mississippi State University; Debra

Gilbert, State Board for Community and Junior College; Jay Allen, Hinds Community College

& Michael Tanner, Copiah Lincoln Community College

 

10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. – Session 5D: Room 310

Session Chair: William Maxwell, University of Southern California

 

       The impact of late registration on academic outcomes in urban community colleges

George Zottos, University of California at Los Angeles

       Low income students' lived experiences pursing degrees with private foundation scholarship assistance

Marsha Arzy, Colorado Mountain College, Summit Campus & Timothy Gray Davies, Colorado

State University

       Student and advisor perspectives on student success in a public community college in the Southwest

Ralph M. Wirth, University of Texas- San Antonio

 

11:45 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. –– Lunch, Business Meeting & Awards: Room 207

Sponsored by Lumina Foundation

 

1:45 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. – Featured Address: Room 306

"Why Practitioners and Researchers Ignore Each Other"

Arthur Cohen, Professor Emeritus, University of California- Los Angeles

 

2:30 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. 3rd floor hallway– Break—coffee, tea, water, juice

 


CONCURRENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

2:45 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. – Session 6A: Room 301

Session Chair: Marybelle Keim, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

       Using community college classifications in research

Stephen G. Katsinas, University of North Texas & David E. Hardy, Mountain View College

       What do scholarly journals tell their readers about the community college? (Peter)

Barbara K. Townsend, University of Missouri-Columbia & Joe Donaldson, University of

Missouri-Columbia

       Competing Visions or alternative agendas? Viewing community colleges through economic impact, access and achievement lenses

Marci Middleton, University System of Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 


Saturday, April 9, 2005

 

2:45 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. – Session 6B: Room 303

Session Chair: Pamela Eddy, Central Michigan University

 

       (En) Gendering vocational programs: Women in non-traditional vocational majors

Linda Serra Hagedorn, University of Southern California; Jamie Lester, University of Southern California; Margaret Sallee, University of Southern California & Hye Sun Moon, University of Southern California

       College choice process: Science, mathematics and engineering aspirants in community colleges

Soko S. Starobin, Iowa State University & Frankie Santos Laanan, Iowa State University

       The effect of schooling, work and educational pathways on economic outcomes of community college students

Gregory S. Kienzl

 

2:45 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. – Session 6C: Room 309

Session Chair: Berta Vigil Laden, University of Toronto

 

       Impact of a college level scholarship incentive program (Missouri A+) on community college student engagement

Barbara J. Keene, St. Charles Community College & Ronald Pennington, St. Charles Community College

       Disparities in students' and instructors' perceptions of student engagement behaviors

C. Nathan Marti, The Community College Survey of Student Engagement

       Motivation, engagement and performance: The effects of community college honors program on transfer students

Carol Kozeracki, University of California- Los Angeles & Marc Levis-Fitzgerald, University of

California- Los Angeles

 

3:45 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. – Evaluations & Farewell: Room 306

 

4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. – Board Meeting: Room 208