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EDUC 7542 Literacy Leadership for Today's Schools: 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.

EDUC 7542 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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Baker, S. (2011). Creating a space for critical talk, writing, and action in the elementary classroom. Radical Teacher, (91), 41–49.

Baran, B., & Cagiltay, K. (2010). Motivators and barriers in the development of online communities of practice. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research (EJER), (39), 79–96.

Bomer, R., & Maloch, B. (2011, September). Relating policy to research and practice: The Common Core standards. Language Arts, 89(1), 38–43

Campbell, M. B., & Sweiss, C. I. (2010). The secondary literacy coaching model: Centrality of the standards and emerging paradigms. Journal of Reading Education, 35(3), 39–46.

Carnoy, M., & Rhoten, D. (2002). What does globalization mean for educational change? A comparative approach. Comparative Education Review, 46(1), 1–9.

Chapman, L., Greenfield, R., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). “Drawing is a frame of mind”: An evaluation of students’ perceptions about reading instruction within a Response to Intervention model. Literacy Research & Instruction, 49(2), 113–128.

Ferdig, R. E. (2007). When 'acceptable' becomes unacceptable. T H E Journal, 34(12), 26–27.

Ferriter, B. (2009). Learning with blogs and wikis. Educational Leadership, 66(5), 34–38.

Hanson, L. (2011). The life of a literacy coach. Educational Leadership, 69(2), 78–81.

Heitlin, L. (2011). Writing re-launched: Teaching with digital tools. Education Week, Teacher Sourcebook, 34–37.

Huber, C. (2010). Professional learning 2.0. Educational Leadership, 67(8), 41–46.

Jocson, K. (2009). Steering legacies: Pedagogy, literacy, and social justice in schools. Urban Review, 41(3), 269–285.

Killion, J., & Hirsh, S. (2012). The bottom line on excellence. Journal of Staff Development, 33(1), 10–16.

Lemons, R. W., & Helsing, D. (2009). Learning to walk, walking to learn. Phi Delta Kappan, 90(7), 478–484.

Long, R. (2011). Approaching the assessment issue. Reading Today, 29(1), 23–24.

Lopez, A. E. (2011). Culturally relevant pedagogy and critical literacy in diverse English classrooms: A case study of a secondary English teacher's activism and agency. English Teaching: Practice & Critique, 10(4), 75–93.

Mackey, J., & Evans, T. (2011). Interconnecting networks of practice for professional learning. International Review of Research in Open & Distance Learning, 12(3), 1–17.

Munson, L. (2011). What students really need to learn. Educational Leadership, 68(6), 10–14.

Poore, M. (2011). Digital literacy: Human flourishing and collective intelligence in a knowledge society. Australian Journal of Language & Literacy, 34(2), 20–26.

Slater, L. (2008). Pathways to building leadership capacity. Educational Management Administration Leadership, 36(1), 55–69.

Soares, L. B., & Wood, K. (2010). A critical literacy perspective for teaching and learning social studies. Reading Teacher, 63(6), 486–494.

Strahan, D., Geitner, M., & Lodico, M. (2010). Collaborative professional development toward literacy learning in a high school through Connected Coaching. Teacher Development, 14(4), 519–532.

Other Readings

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

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