Summer 2008

How to Order Your Books

Click on the individual book links below of the books you want to order. Once you click on a link, click on "Add to Cart" and then close the window. Do this with each book (it will save all the books in your cart). Once you click on the last book you want to order, don't close the window after doing your "Add to Cart", intead go to checkout. You should see all your books in your cart. If you want to buy used or add additional books not listed below, Click this link do your search and then "Add to cart", again it will keep track of your cart items. This will give our cadre the credit for the books. Let me know if you have any questions! --Todd

667 Leadership and Educational Technology

Professor: Paul Sparks
This course focuses on concepts and strategies necessary to step into a leadership role in the integration and application of technology and learning. Topics include strategic planning, leadership styles, institution change process, and policy issues in educational technology. Students create and share a vision of educational technology for their workplace, generate a technology plan that supports that vision, and write a proposal seeking funding for all or part of that plan.

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668 Managing Learning Technologies for Change

Professor: Melissa Anderson
This course advances technical and procedural knowledge beyond that required in other courses in the program. Students design learning settings for the near future, incorporating cutting edge and emergent technologies into a plan for implementation. In addition students explore strategies for retrofitting physical plants, upgrading technology workstations, and negotiating with vendors and business partners. Students explore the internal and external workplace support systems and collaborators. Students are expected to incorporate work and ideas from the companion course, EDC 667.

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638D Participatory Action Research

Professor: Margaret Riel
This course provides students with concepts, strategies, and tools for planning and carrying out systematic investigations of practice in their own work setting. As part of the course, students will partner with a cadre peer or workplace colleague to conduct a research project focused on their efforts at making change in their personal practice or their workplace

Use this link for the books and you can order them right from Margarets site.