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EDAD 8142 Leading to Promote Learning: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to Your Course Guide

Please find your required library readings below. See the links on the left for library and writing skills assignment support.

If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDAD 8142 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Alexander, H. (2007). What is common about common schooling? Rational autonomy and moral agency in liberal democratic education. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 41(4), 609–624.

Douglas, O., Burton, K. S., & Reese-Durham, N. (2008). The effects of the multiple intelligence teaching strategy on the academic achievement of eighth grade math students. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 35(2), 182–188

Geelan, D. R., & Taylor, P. C. (2001). Writing our lived experience: Beyond the (pale) hermeneutic? Electronic Journal of Science Education. 5(4).

Lim, J., Reiser, R., & Olina, Z. (2008). The effect of part-task and whole-task instructional approaches on acquisition and transfer of a complex cognitive skill. Educational Technology Research & Development. 57(1), 61–78.

McTighe, J., & Thomas, R. S. (2003). Backward design for forward action. Educational Leadership, 60(5), 52–55

McTighe, J., & Brown, J. L. (2005). Differentiated instruction and educational standards: Is detente possible? Theory Into Practice, 44 (3), 234–244.

Mollenkopf, D. (2009). Creating highly qualified teachers: Maximizing university resources to provide professional development in rural areas. Rural Educator, 30(2), 5−11.

Regan, R. (2008). Direct instruction in skillful thinking in fifth-grade American history. Social Studies. 99(5), 217–223.

Stuckart, D., & Glanz, J. (2007). What Dewey can still teach us. Principal Leadership, 8(4), 16–21.

Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2008). Put understanding first. Educational Leadership, 65(8), 36–41.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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