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EDPD 8021 Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability: The Sociological, Political, and Economic Factors: 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.

EDPD 8021 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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Aasland, A., & Haug, M. (2011). Perceptions of social change in Nepal: Are caste, ethnicity, and region of relevance? Journal of Asian and African Studies, 46(2), 184–201.

Cermak, M. J., Christiansen, J. A., Finnegan, A. C., Gleeson, A. P., Leach, D. K., & White, S. K. (2011). Displacing activism? The impact of international service trips on understandings of social change. Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice, 6(1), 5–19.

Christens, B. D., & Dolan, T. (2011). Interweaving youth development, community development, and social change through youth organization. Youth & Society, 43(2), 528–548.

Dunne, S., & Edwards, J. (2010). International schools as sites of social change. Journal of Research in International Education, 9(1), 24–39.

Ennis, D. (2010). Contra assessment culture. Assessment Update, 22(2), 1–16. 

Erwin, J. O., & Worrell, F. C. (2012). Assessment practices and the underrepresentation of minority students in gifted and talented education. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 30(1), 74–87.

Hall, J. N., Ahn, J., & Greene, J. C. (2012). Values engagement in evaluation: Ideas, illustrations, and implications. American Journal of Evaluation, 33(2), 195–207.

Henry, W. J., Fowler, S. R., & West, N. M. (2011). Campus climate: An assessment of students’ perceptions in a college of education. Urban Education, 46(4), 689–718.

Hung, T. (2010). An empirical study of the training evaluation decision-making model to measure training outcome. Social Behavior and Personality, 38(1), 87–102.

Johnstone, C. J., & Thurlow, M. L. (2012). Statewide testing of reading and possible implications for students with disabilities. The Journal of Special Education, 46(1), 17–25.

Kellaghan, T., Greaney, V., & Murray, T. S. (2009). National assessments of educational achievement : Using the results of a national assessment of educational achievement (Vol. 5). Herndon, VA: World Bank Publications. Use the links from the Table of Contents to access the required chapters.

Landau, M. J., Greenberg, J., & Rothschild, Z. K. (2009). Motivated cultural worldview adherence and culturally loaded test performance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35(4), 442–453.

Lebeer, J., Birta-Székely, N., Demeter, K., Bohács, K., Candeias, A. A., Sønnesyn, G., Partanen, P., & Dawson, L. (2012). Re-assessing the current assessment practice of children with special education needs in Europe. School Psychology International, 33(1), 69–92.

McLinden, D., Phillips, R., Hamlin, S., & Helbig, A. (2010). Evaluating the future value of educational interventions in a health care setting. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 22(4), 121–130.

Penn, E. B., & Tanner, J. (2009). Black students and international education: An assessment. Journal of Black Studies, 40(2), 266–282.

Redelius, K., & Hay, P. (2009). Defining, acquiring, and transacting cultural capital through assessment in physical education. European Physical Education Review, 15(3), 275–294.

Rodriguez, K. L., Schwartz, J. L., Lahman, M. K. E., & Geist, M. R. (2011). Culturally responsive focus groups: Reframing the research experience to focus on participants. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 10(4), 400–417.

Saito, Y., & McIntosh, C. S. (2010). The economic value of auditing and its effectiveness in public school operations. Contemporary Accounting Research, 27(2), 639–667.

Scoble, R., Dickson, K., Hanney, S., & Rodgers, G. J. (2010). Institutional strategies for capturing socio-economic impact of academic research. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 32(5), 499–510.

Other Readings

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