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EDUC 8104 Facilitating Adult Learning: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. 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.

EDUC 8104 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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Andrade, H (2006). Teaching with rubrics: The good, the bad, the ugly. College Teaching, 53(1), 27-30.

Barrett, K, Bower, B and Donovan, W. (2007). Teaching styles of community college instructors. The American Journal of Distance Education, 21(1), 37-49.

de Beer, M., & Mason, R. (2009). Using a blended approach to facilitate postgraduate supervision. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 46(2), 213-226.

Dahl, S. (2007). Turnitin: The student perspective on using plagiarism detection software. Active Learning in Higher Education, 8(2), 173-191.

Grote, E. (2006). Challenging the boundaries between school-sponsored and vernacular literacies: Urban indigenous teenage girls writing in an “at risk” programme. Language and Education, 20(6), 478-492.

Hand, C., & Payne, M. (2008). First-generation college students: A study of Appalachian student success. Journal of Developmental Education, 32(1), 4-13.

Hue, M. (2008). The influence of Confucianism: A narrative study of Hong Kong teachers’ understanding and practices of school guidance and counseling. British Journal of Guidance and Counseling, 36(3), 303-316.

Krebs, M. (2008). SERVICE-LEARNING: What motivates K-12 teachers to initiate service-learning projects? Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 10(1), 135-149.

Lee, T., & Breen, L. (2007). Young people’s perceptions and experiences of leaving high school early: An exploration. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 17, 329-346.

McLachlan, D., & Justice, J. (2009). A grounded theory of international student well-being. The Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 13, 27-32.

Prins, E. (2008). Adult literacy education, gender equity and empowerment: Insights from Freirean-inspired literacy program. Studies in Education of Adults, 40, 24-39.

Souto-Manning, M., & Ray, N. (2007). Beyond survival in the ivory tower: Black and brown women’s living narratives. Equity & Excellence in Education, 40, 280-290.

Useem, E. (2009). Big city superintendent as powerful CEO: Paul Vallas in Philadelphia. Peabody Journal of Education, 84, 300-317.

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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