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EDPD 8050 Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: A Systems Perspective: Welcome & Course Readings

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EDPD 8050 Course Readings

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Ash, P. B., & D’Auria, J. (2013). Blueprint for a learning system: Create one larger, more flexible team that encourages collaboration in all directions. Journal of Staff Development, 34(3), 42–46.

Bornsheuer, J. N., Polonyi, M. A., Andrews, M., Fore, B., & Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2011). The relationship between ninth-grade retention and on-time graduation in a southeast Texas high school. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 16(2), 9–16.

Cheung, A. C., & Slavin, R. E. (2012). How features of educational technology applications affect student reading outcomes: A meta-analysis. Educational Research Review, 7(3), 198–215.

Dombek, J. L., & Connor, C. M. (2012). Preventing retention: First grade classroom instruction and student characteristics. Psychology in the Schools, 49(6), 568–588.

Galindo, C., & Sheldon, S. B. (2012). School and home connections and children's kindergarten achievement gains: The mediating role of family involvement. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(1), 90–103.

Harn, B. A., Chard, D. J., & Kame’enui, E. J. (2011). Meeting societies’ increased expectations through responsive instruction: The power and potential of system-wide approaches. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 55(4), 232–239.

Henderson, S., & Yeow, J. (2012, January). iPad in education: A case study of iPad adoption and use in a primary school. In System Science (HICSS), 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 78–87). Washington, DC: IEEE Computer Society.

Jeynes, W. (2012). A meta-analysis of the efficacy of different types of parental involvement programs for urban students. Urban Education, 47(4), 706–742.

Jimerson, S. R., & Ferguson, P. (2007). A longitudinal study of grade retention: Academic and behavioral outcomes of retained students through adolescence. School Psychology Quarterly, 22(3), 314.

Mathews, S., McIntosh, K., Frank, J. L., & May, S. L. (2013). Critical features predicting sustained implementation of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 16(3), 168–178.

Measuring educational quality by means of indicators. (2011). In J. Scheerens, H. Luyten, & J. van Ravens, Perspectives on Educational Quality (pp. 35–50). New York, NY: Springer.  Article not available in the library.

Rodriguez, V. (2013). The potential of systems thinking in teacher reform as theorized for the teaching brain framework. Mind, Brain, and Education, 7(2), 77–85.

Other Readings

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