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EDUC 7856 Capstone: Advocacy and Leadership for Positive Social Change: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

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 7856 Required Course Readings


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

Enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Hutton, J. S. (2013). Baby unplugged: A novel, market-based approach to reducing screen time and promoting healthy alternatives. Clinical Pediatrics, 52(1), 62–65.

Kucirkova, N. (2011). Digitalised early years - where next? Psychologist,24(12), 938–940.

Parette, H., Hourcade, J., Blum, C., Watts, E., Stoner, J., Wojcik, B., & Chrismore, S. (2013). Technology user groups and early childhood education: A preliminary study. Early Childhood Education Journal, 41(3), 171–179.

Parette, H., Quesenberry, A., & Blum, C. (2010). Missing the boat with technology usage in early childhood settings: A 21st century view of developmentally appropriate practice. Early Childhood Education Journal, 37(5), 335–343.

Rosin, H. (2013, April). The touch-screen generation. The Atlantic, 311(3), 56–65.

Sweetser, P., Johnson, D., Ozdowska, A., & Wyeth, P. (2012). Active versus passive screen time for young children. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 37(4), 94–98.

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2012). Preschools reduce early academic achievement gaps: A longitudinal twin approach. Psychological Science, 23(3), 310–319.

Washington, V. & Reed, M. (2008). A study of the Massachusetts Child Care Voucher System: Impact on children, families, providers, and resource and referral agencies. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 89(2), 202–207.