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EDUC 8750 Systemic Curriculum Design: Rigor, Relevance, and Results: 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 8750 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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Cardno, C. (2006). Leading change from within: Action research to strengthen curriculum leadership in a primary school. School Leadership and Management, 26(5), 453–471.

Chi-Kin Lee, J., Dimmock, C., & Au Yeung, T.-Y. (2009). Who really leads and manages the curriculum in primary schools? A Hong Kong case-study. The Curriculum Journal, 20(1), 3–26.

Derthick, M., & Dunn, J. M. (2009). False premises: The accountability fetish in education. Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 32(3), 1015–1034.

Dillon, J. T. (2009). The questions of curriculum. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41(3), 343–359.

Doll, W. E. (2008). Complexity and the culture of curriculum. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 40(1), 190–212.

Fedorowicz, J., & Gogan, J. L. (2001). Fast-cycle curriculum development strategies for e-Business programs: The Bentley College experience. Journal of Education for Business, 76(6), 318–327.

Hill, P., & Johnston, M. (2010). In the future, diverse approaches to schooling. Phi Delta Kappan, 92(3), 43–47.

Horsley, S. (2009). The politics of public accountability: Implications for centralized music education policy development and implementation. Arts Education Policy Review, 110(4), 6–13.

Miller, C. L. (2010). District leadership for science education: Using K–12 departments to support elementary science education under NCLB. Science Educator, 19(2), 22–30.

Null, J. W. (2007). Curriculum for teachers: Four traditions within pedagogical philosophy. Educational Studies, 42(1), 43–63.

Popkewitz, T. S. (2009). Curriculum study, curriculum history, and curriculum theory: The reason of reason. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 41(3), 301–319.

Säljö, R. (2009). Learning, theories of learning, and units of analysis in research. Educational Psychologist, 44(3), 202–208.

Smith, C. (2009). Accountability requirements and professional development in the US adult basic and literacy education system. Literacy and Numeracy Studies, 17(3), 27–41.

Van De Mortel, T. F., & Bird, J. L. (2010). Continuous curriculum review in a Bachelor of Nursing program: Preventing curriculum drift and improving quality. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(10), 592–595.

White-Fredette, K. (2009/2010). Why not philosophy? Problematizing the philosophy of mathematics in a time of curriculum reform. The Mathematics Educator, 19(2), 21–31.

Other Readings

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