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May 2004 Classes:
Required Texts for EDC-630: The Practicing Professional ( Dr. Melissa Anderson )
Required Text for EDC-667: School Leadership & Educational Technology ( Dr. Paul Sparks)
Required Text for EDC-668: Managing Technology in School Settings ( Dr. Gary Stager )
Optional Text (choose one) for EDC-668: Managing Technology in School Settings ( Dr. Gary Stager )
January 2004 Classes:
Books for EDC-639 [one required]
See Syllabus for recommendations. There are many from which to choose.
Books for EDC-665 [one required]
Training and Development
Evaluating Training - the Four Levels by Donald Kirkpatrick
Preparing Instructional Objectives: A
Critical Tool in the Development of Effective Instruction
- Robert F. Mager
Making Instruction Work: Of Skillbloomers:
A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing and Developing Instruction That
Works- Robert F. Mager
Higher Ed Books
Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook
for College Teachers-Tom Angelo and Patricia Cross
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum - Allan
Learning in Overdrive: Designing Curriculum,
Instruction, and Assessment form Standard: A Manual for Teachers-
Standards for our Schools: How to Set
Them, Measure Them, and Reach Them- Tucker; Jossey
Bass ISDN 0787938947
Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction
: A Conversation -Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen
Optional Electronics: 'Linda's' Wi-Fi Finder... Guaranteed to be a popular item with our newsgroup..
Life of Information
The Web Learning Fieldbook
Points of Viewing Children's Thinking
Learning- Lave & Wenger
Working Knowledge- Davenport & Prusak
and Your Action Research Project-
McNiff Lomax & Whitehead
Action Research in your Organization-Coghlan
on Dialogue- Dixon
Required Text for EDC-641: Intro to Distributed Learning Environments
Circle Books Select one of the following...
Being Digital - Nicholas Negroponte
The Connected Family - Seymour Pappert
When Things Start to Think - Neil A. Gershenfeld
Optional books for project work:
The Non-Designer's Web Book-Williams, Robin.
Flash 5 Bible with CD-ROM Robert Reinhardt Jon Warren Lentz. Paperback