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Corina Todoran

Assistant Dean of Online & City College

Education

Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2018;
M.S., Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, 2012;
B.S., Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, 2010.

Departments

  • Loyola City College
  • Loyola Online

Bio

Dr. Corina Todoran is the Assistant Dean of Online & City College and oversees success and retention efforts for online undergraduate and graduate students as the Director of Online Student Success. She is an Inside Track certified success coach and trainer, committed to supporting the success of adult learners who need flexible and personalized support systems to reach their academic goals.

Dr. Todoran is originally from Romania and came to the U.S. to pursue her Ph.D. in Occupational and Adult Education at North Dakota State University. After earning her doctoral degree, she moved to New Orleans and joined the Loyola community, becoming a champion for students in online programs. She initially worked as part of the Student Success Center and created the online student success office. Dr. Todoran’s work has been focused on shaping an environment that facilitates learning and growth, and fosters diversity. Her experience includes teaching undergraduate and doctoral courses in education in face-to-face, hybrid and online formats. She has published and presented research at various national and international conferences.

Publications

Roumell, E. A., Salajan, F. D, & Todoran, C. (2020). A survey of U.S. education policy regarding the education of adults. Educational Policy. 34(5), 785-815. https://doi.org/10.1177/0895904818802416

Roumell, E. A., Todoran, C., Salajan, F. (2020). A framework for capacity building in adult and workforce education programming. Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. 2(2), 16-32.

Roumell, E. A., & Todoran, C., & Khodakarami, N. (2020). A framework for community capacity building. The role of assessment and evaluation. In Hill, L. (Ed.) Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability in Adult Education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publications.

Todoran, C., & Peterson, C. (2019). Should they stay or should they go? How the 2017 U.S. travel ban impacts international doctoral students. Journal of Studies in International Education. 24(4), 440-455 (issue published in 2020). https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315319861344

Roumell, E. A., Salajan, F. D., & Todoran, C. (2019). An analysis and illustration of U.S. adult and workforce education policy. Adult Education Quarterly. 69(4), 295-314. https://doi.org/10.1177/0741713619856097

Todoran, C. (2018). International adult learners’ motivations to pursue doctoral degrees in the United States. Proceedings of CIEA 2018, The Fifth International Conference on Adult Education, Iasi, Romania and Chisinau, Moldova.

Todoran, C. (2018). Meeting the needs of international doctoral students across disciplines. NAGAP Journal Perspectives. 30(1), 34-37.