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EDAD 8143 Leading Professional Learning Communities: Welcome & Course Readings

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

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EDAD 8143 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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Carroll, T. (2009). The next generation of learning teams. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(2), 8–13.

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

Fullan, M. (2009). Leadership development: The larger context. Educational Leadership, 67(2), 45–48.

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.

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.

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

Moir, E. (2009). Accelerating teacher effectiveness: Lessons learned from two decades of new teacher induction. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(2), 14–21.

Powell, W., & Kusuma-Powell, O. (2009). Leadership for learning: Conversations that matter. International Schools Journal, 28(2), 45–56.

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.

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.

Useem, E. (2009). Big city superintendent as powerful CEO: Paul Vallas in Philadelphia. Peabody Journal of Education, 84(3), 300–317.

Other Readings

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