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May 2004 Classes:

Required Texts for EDC-630: The Practicing Professional  ( Dr. Melissa Anderson )

       
       
Required Text for EDC-638C: Action Research ( Dr. Paul Sparks)
 
     
       

Required Text for EDC-667: School Leadership & Educational Technology  ( Dr. Paul Sparks)
 
Optional     
 
   

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 )
       
for educators
for trainers
   


January 2004 Classes:

Required Text for EDC-634: Shaping learning Environments ( Dr. Gina Amenta-Shin)
The Children's Machine: Re-thinking School in the Age of the Computer-Papert

Required Text for EDC-634: Shaping learning Environments ( Dr. Gina Amenta-Shin)
Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet- Turkle

Required Text for EDC-634: Shaping learning Environments ( Dr. Gina Amenta-Shin)
Orality and Literacy- Ong

Required Text for EDC-639: Mentoring & Team Leadership ( Dr. Sue Talley )
Mentoring: How to Develop More Successful Behaviors- Shea

Required Text for EDC-639: Mentoring & Team Leadership ( Dr. Sue Talley )
Mentoring: The Art of Giving and Receiving Wisdom -Huang

Required Text for EDC-639: Mentoring & Team Leadership ( Dr. Sue Talley )
The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships- Zachary

"Optional" Books for EDC-639 [one required]

See Syllabus for recommendations. There are many from which to choose.

Required Text for EDC-638B: Action Research ( Dr. Paul Sparks)
The Art of Possibility By Zander & Zander


Required Text for EDC-665: Curriculum & Technology  ( Dr. Mercedes Fisher)
Understanding By Design-Wiggins & Mc Tighe

Required Text for EDC-665: Curriculum & Technology  ( Dr. Mercedes Fisher)
Who Learns What From Cases and How?- Lundeberg, Levin & Harrington

Required Text for EDC-665: Curriculum & Technology  ( Dr. Mercedes Fisher)
Instructional Design Theories and Model: New Paradigm of Instructional Design- C. Reigeluth

"Student Choice" 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
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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 C. Ornstein

K-12 Books

Learning in Overdrive: Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment form Standard: A Manual for Teachers- R. Mitchell

Standards for our Schools: How to Set Them, Measure Them, and Reach Them- Tucker; Jossey Bass ISDN 0787938947

All Fields

Constructivism and the Technology of Instruction : A Conversation -Thomas M. Duffy, David H. Jonassen



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Required Text for EDC-664: Technology and Learning ( Dr. Mercedes Fisher)

How People Learn

Learning and Forgetting

The Social Life of Information


Optional Texts for EDC-664: Technology and Learning (Dr. Mercedes Fisher)

The Web Learning Fieldbook


Points of Viewing Children's Thinking

Required Text for EDC-633: Educating Today's Learner ( Dr. Linda Polin)

Situated Learning- Lave & Wenger


Working Knowledge-
Davenport & Prusak

Required Text for EDC-638: Collaborative Action Research ( Dr. Paul Sparks)

You and Your Action Research Project- McNiff Lomax & Whitehead

Doing Action Research in your Organization-Coghlan & Brannick

Optional Text for EDC-638: Collaborative Action Research (Dr. Paul Sparks)

Making Conversation - Larson

Perspectives on Dialogue- Dixon

Required Text for EDC-641: Intro to Distributed Learning Environments

The Playful World - Mark Pesce (2000)

Learning Circle Books Select one of the following...

Being Digital - Nicholas Negroponte

Growing Up Digital - The Rise of the Net Generation - Don Tapscott

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

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