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Presentations, Publications, & Working Papers

Year: 2014

Perna, L.W., Ruby, A., Boruch, R., Wang, N., Scull, J., Ahmad, S., & Evans, C. (2014, December). Moving through MOOCs: Understanding the progression of users in MOOCs. Educational Researcher, 43, 421-432. Publications
Perna, L.W. (2014, December). Reflections on Tinto’s South African lectures. Journal of Student Affairs in Africa, 2(2), 29-38. Publications
Jumakulov, Z. Orosz, K., Perna, L. W. (2014, November 14). Minimising brain drain: The pros and cons. University World News. Publications
Perna, L., Ruby, A., Boruch, R., Wang, N., Scull, J., Ahmad, S., & Evans, C. (2014, May 12). Sequential Flow. Excerpt from unpublished manuscript, Life cycle of a million MOOC users. . Publications
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A., Boruch, R., Wang, N., Scull, J., Ahmad, S., & Evans, C. (2014, May 5). "Sequential flow". Excerpt from unpublished manuscript, Life cycle of a million MOOC users.. Policy Briefs
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A. (2014, May). Heavy weather: Fiscal Clouds and MOOC Waves in the Sunshine State. Times Higher Education. Publications
Zemsky, R., Shaman, S., & Perna, L. W. (2014, May). Making sense of a looking glass world. Working paper from The Consumer-Based Institutional Market Segmentation Project. Working Papers
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A. (2014, May). Cautious towards MOOCs. ScienceGuide. Publications
Perna, L. W. (2014, April). How close are we to the college degree completion goal? Current trends and future projections. Invited Division J (Postsecondary Education) Vice Presidential Session, American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Presentations
Perna, L.W. (2014, April). What might we learn from research about traditional colleges and universities. Invited presentation for Developing a research agenda: Tax-paying colleges and universities/For-profit higher education, hosted by University of Southern California Center for Higher Education and the DeVry Education Group. Presentations
Perna, L. W. (2014, March). Insider’s look at trends in higher education for graduate students. Invited presentation for the Graduate School and Office of Career Services, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Presentations
Perna, L. W. (2014, March). Improving college access for all students.  Invited plenary for the West Virginia Higher Education Commission “Leading the Way Compact Forum,” Charleston, WV. Presentations
Perna, L. W.   (2014, March). MOOCs: Education’s holy grail or the great illusion?. Seminar for the 25th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL. Presentations
Perna, L. W.   (2014, March). Promoting college access and success for all students: The promise of new technology.  Invited presentation for Penn Alumni Retreat, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Presentations
Perna, L.W., & Finney, J. (2014, March). The attainment agenda: State policy leadership in higher education. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.*

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Publications
Perna, L. W., Orosz, K., Gopaul, B., Jumakulov, Z., Ashirbekov, A., & Kishkentayeva, M. (2014, March). Promoting human capital development: A typology of international scholarship programs in higher education.. Educational Researcher, 43(2), 63-73. Publications
Perna, L. W. (2014, March). Promoting college access and success for all students. Keynote address to the 75th Annual Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities, Baton Rouge, LA. Presentations
Callan, P., Finney, J., Perna, L.W. (2014, February). Renewing the promise: State policies to improve higher education performance. Philadelphia, PA: Institute for Higher Education Research. Publications
Soares, L. & Perna, L.W. (2014, February). Readiness for the learning economy: Insights from the OECD’s survey of adult skills on workforce readiness and preparation. Washington, DC: American Council on Education. Publications
Perna, L. W. (2014, January). How do students make decisions about attending college? . Invited presentation to the White House Education Datapoolaza, Washington, DC. Presentations
Orosz, K., Perna, L. W., et al. (2014, January). Promoting human capital development: A typology of international scholarship programs in higher education. Educational Researcher. Publications