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EDUC 8751 Data Driven Instruction and Assessment: 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 8751 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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Allodi, M.W. (2010). Goals and values in school: A model developed for describing, evaluating, and changing the social climate of learning environments. Social Psychology of Education, 13(2). 207-235.

Allodi, M. W. (2010). The meaning of social climate of learning environments: Some reasons why we do not care enough about it. Learning Environments Research, 13, 89-104.

Barton, P. & Coley, R. (2008). Measuring the achievement elephant. Educational Leadership, 66(4), 30-34.

Dale, R., & Douglas, R. (2009). Would you like to be a student in your classroom? Science Scope, 32(9), 6-7. 

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

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, E. M. (2008). First-generation college students: A study of Appalachian student success. Journal of Developmental Education, 32(1), 4–15.  

Hess, F. (2008). The new stupid. Educational Leadership, 66(4), 12-17

Hue, M. (2008). The influence of Confucianism: A narrative study of Hong Kong teachers' understanding and practices of school guidance and counselling. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 36(3), 303–316. 

Krebs, M. (2008). Service-learning: What motivates K–12 teachers to initiate service-learning projects? Curriculum & Teaching Dialogue, 10(1/2), 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(5), 329–346.

Loesch, P. (2010). 4 Core strategies for implementing change. Leadership, 39(5), 28-31.  

McLachlan, D. A., & Justice, J. (2009). A grounded theory of international student well-being. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 13(1), 27–32.  

Prins, E. (2008). Adult literacy education, gender equity and empowerment: Insights from a Freirean-inspired literacy programme. Studies in the Education of Adults, 40(1), 24–39.

Ronka, D., Lachat, M. et al (2008). Answering the questions that count. Educational Leadership, 66(4), 18-24.

Sharkey, N. & Murnane, R. (2003). Learning from student assessment results. Educational Leadership, 61(3), 77-81.      

Souto-Manning, M., & Ray, N. (2007). Beyond survival in the ivory tower: Black and brown women’s living narratives. Equity & Excellence in Education, 40(4), 280–290. 

Stiggins, R. (2004). New assessment beliefs for a new school mission. Phi Delta Kappan, 86(1), 22-27.  

Useem, E. (2009). Big city superintendent as powerful CEO: Paul Vallas in Philadelphia. Peabody Journal of Education, 84(3), 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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