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EDUC 8114 Learning and Instruction: 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 8114 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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Den Heyer, K. (2009). What if curriculum (of a certain kind) doesn't matter? Curriculum Inquiry, 39(1), 27–40. Not available in the library. Please contact your instructor.

Dweck, C. S. (2010). Even geniuses work hard. Educational Leadership, 68(1), 16-20.

Fraser, S., & Bosanquet, A. (2006). The curriculum? That’s just a unit outline, isn’t it? Studies in Higher Education, 31(3), 269–284.

Gordon, M. (2009). Toward a pragmatic discourse of constructivism: Reflections on lessons from practice. Educational Studies, 45(1), 39–58.

Izard, C. (2009). Emotion theory and research: Highlights, unanswered questions, and emerging issues. Annual Review of Psychology, 60, 1–25.

Jackson, L. D. (2009). Revisiting adult learning theory through the lens of an adult learner. Adult Learning, 20(3/4), 20–22.

Kop, R., & Hill, A. (2008). Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past? International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 9(3), 1–13.

Lei, S. A. (2010). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation: Evaluating benefits and drawbacks from college instructors' perspectives. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 37(2), 153–160.

Liff, S. B. (2003). Social and emotional intelligence: Applications for developmental education. Journal of Developmental Education, 26(3), 28–34.

Mayer, J. D., Salovey, P., & Caruso, D. R. (2008). Emotional intelligence: New ability or eclectic traits? American Psychologist, 63(6), 503–517.

Nagowah, L., & Nagowah, S. (2009). A reflection on the dominant learning theories: Behaviourism, cognitivism and constructivism. International Journal of Learning, 16(2), 279–285.

Olson, K. R., & Dweck, C. S. (2009). Social cognitive development: A new look. Child Development Perspectives, 3(1), 60–65.

Raths, J. (2002). Improving instruction. Theory Into Practice, 41(4), 233–237.

Sims, R. (2008). Rethinking (e)learning: a manifesto for connected generations. Distance Education, 29(2), 153–164.

Van Merrienboer, J., & Sweller, J. (2005). Cognitive load theory and complex learning: Recent developments and future directions. Educational Psychology Review, 17(2), 147-177.

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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