Skip to Main Content

EDUC 6753 Planning and Program Development for Online and Distance Learning: 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 6753 Required Course Readings


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

Please enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Ash, K. (2011). Online learning. Education Week, 30(19), 5.

Dykman, C. A., & Davis, C. K. (2008). Online education forum, part 1: The shift toward online education. Journal of Information Systems Education, 19(1), 11–16.

Dykman, C. A., & Davis, C. K. (2008). Online education forum, part 2: Teaching online versus teaching conventionally. Journal of Information Systems Education, 19(2), 157–164.

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

Kotter, J. P., & Schlesinger, L. A. (2008). Choosing strategies for change. Harvard Business Review, 86(7/8), 130–139.

Owen, H., & Allardice, R. (2008). Managing the implementation of blended e-learning initiatives with the unconverted in a climate of institutionally driven change. International Journal of Learning, 14(9), 179–191.

Sharma, R. (2008). Celebrating change: The new paradigm of organizational development. ICFAI Journal of Soft Skills, 2(3), 23–28.

Tynan, B., Adlington, R., Stewart, C., Vale, D., Sims, R., & Shanahan, P. (2010). Managing projects for change: Contextualised project management. Journal of Distance Education, 24(1), 187–206.

Ward, M., West, S., Peat, M., & Atkinson, S. (2010). Making it real: Project managing strategic e-learning development processes in a large, campus-based university. Journal of Distance Education, 24(1), 21–42.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

If you have questions about your required course textbooks, please contact Customer Care at