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EDUC 8640 The Learning-Centered Institution: 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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EDUC 8640 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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Ak, S. (2008, September). A conceptual analysis on the approaches to learning. Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 8(3), 707–720.

Anagnos, T., Conry, B. J., Guenter, S. M., Snell, J., & Von Till, B. (2008, November/December). Building sustainable assessment: One university’s experience. Assessment Update, 20(6), 5–8.

Barr, R. B., & Tagg, J. (1995, November/December). From teaching to learning: A new paradigm for undergraduate education. Change, 27(6), 12.

Choban, M. C., Choban, G. M., & Choban, D. (2008, March). Strategic planning and decision making in higher education: What gets attention and what doesn’t. Assessment Update, 20(2), 1–4.

Ewell, P. T. (2008, Fall). Assessment and accountability in America today: Background and context. New Directions for Institutional Research, 7–17.

Harris, M., & Cullen, R. (2008). Learner-centered leadership: An agenda for action. Innovation in Higher Education, 33(1), 21–28.

Heller, D. E. (2009). The context of higher education reform in the United States. Higher Education Management Policy, 21(2), 71–88.

Herington, C., & Weaven, S. (2008, December). Action research and reflection on student approaches to learning in a large first year university class. Australian Educational Researcher, 35(3), 111–134.

Robles, H. J. (1998). Reform in American public higher education. Washington, DC: National Commission on Excellence in Education.

Scott, S., & Dixon, K. (2009, Summer). Partners in a learning organization: A student-focused model of professional development. Educational Forum, 73(3), 240–255.

Walker, P. (2008). What do students think they (should) learn at college? Student perceptions of essential learning outcomes. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 8(1), 45–60.

Wingate, U. (2007, July). A framework for transition: Supporting ‘learning to learn’ in higher education. Higher Education Quarterly, 61(3), 391–405.

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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