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ESP 600: Foundations of Special Education

Cohorts: U7, F56, F57, F58, S26, U8, U22, U 24

Please note: EDU 506 Child Abuse/SAVE Seminar is listed with this class. No textbook is required.

American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). ISBN: 978—1-4338-0561-5


Heward, W.L. (2013). Exceptional children: An introduction to special education. (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall- ISBN-9780132626163


ECI 510: Research in Education & ECI 695: Teacher As Researcher (Online courses only)

American Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed). ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5


Mertler, Craig A. Action research improving schools and empowering educators, 3rd ed. SAGE.

ISBN: 978141298889


ECI 530: Educational Explorations in Diversity

Cohorts: F56, F57, F58, S27, U22

Gollnick, Donna & Chinn, Phillip C. (2013). Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society (with DVD). Allyn & Bacon. ISBN 9780137035090


ECI 535: Cultural Competencies

Cohorts: F6

Banks, James A. & Banks, Cherry A. McGee. (2009) Multicultural education: Issues and perspectives

7th Edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publisher. ISBN: 978-0-470-48328-2


ECI 610: Transitions from Education’s Roots to the Present

Cohort: F6, F56, F 57, F58, F 59, U22

Ornstein, Allan C., Levine, Daniel U, & Gutek, Gerry. (2011). Foundations of education (11th ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN: 978-0-495-80895-4


EDL 550: Developmental Literacy

Cohorts: U 24, U 26,

Bear, D., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S. R., & Johnston, F. (2011). Words their way: Word study for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Ally & Bacon (Pearson). ISBN: 9780137035106. Tompkins, Gail. (2009). Literacy for the 21st century: A balanced approach (5th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. ISBN-13: 9780135028926


EDL 560: Literature for Children

Cohorts: F 56, F 57, F 58, F59, S26, S27, U26

Kiefer, Barbara (2009). Charlotte Huck’s Children’s Literature (10th ed.). Boston: MacGraw Hill Higher Education.

ISBN: 9780073378565


EDL 650: Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy

Cohorts: S26

Tileston, Donna Walker. (2004). What every teacher should know about student assessment. Corwin Press.

ISBN: 9780761931232


Johns, Jerry. (2008). Basic reading inventory: Pre-primer through twelve and early literacy assessments (10th ed.).

Kendall Hunt Publishing. ISBN: 978-07575-5127-7


EDU 500: The Core of Education

Cohorts: U24, U26

Cruickshank, Daniel R., Metcalf, Kim K. & Jenkins, Deborah Bainer. (2011). The act of teaching (6th ed.). McGraw Hill Higher Education.  ISBN: 9780078097911


EDU 502: Education Methods of Teaching: Math, Science and Technology

Cohorts: S27, U24 Dunkle, S., O’Connor., & Scumaci, M. B. (2008). Teaching math, science, and technology in the elementary classroom. NJ: Pearson. ISBN: 978-0-555-03231-2
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EDU 503: Education Methods of Teaching: The Arts, English Language Arts and Social Studies

Cohorts: F59, S26

Cornett, Claudia. (2011). Creating Meaning through Literature and the Arts: Art Integration for Classroom

Teachers (with MyEducationLab), 4th edition. Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 9780131381421


Maxim, Georges. (2010). Dynamic Social Studies for Constructivist Classrooms: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Social

Scientists (with MyEducationLab), 9th edition. ISBN: 9780136101284


EDU 600: Curriculum Planning for Adolescent Methods

Cohorts: S28, U7

Kellough, Richard D. and Kellough, N. (2011). Secondary School Teaching: A Guide to Methods & Resources (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780137049776


EDU 601: Methods of Adolescence Education: English

Cohorts: S 28, U7

Burke, Jim. (2007). The English Teacher’s Companion: A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Professions (Paperback) (3rd ed.) Publisher: Heinemann: 3rd ed. (November 2, 2007) ISBN:10:0325011397; ISBN: 13:978-0325011394


EDU 603: Methods of Adolescence Education: Math

Cohorts: S28

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2000). Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: Reston, Va



Posamentier, Alfred, S., Smieth, Beverly S., and Stepelman, Jay. (2010). Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment6 Units (8th ed.). Columbus, OH: Merrill Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780135000038


EDU 604: Methods of Adolescence Education: Biology

Cohorts: S28, U7

Fleming, Michael F., (2002) Biology teachers’ survival Guide: Tips, techniques, and materials for success in the classroom. Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 13:9780130450517


Shields, Martin (2005) Biology inquires: Standards-based, labs, assessments, and discussion lessons. Jossey-Bass.

ISBN: 978-07879-7652-1


EDU 605: Methods of Adolescence Education: Chemistry

Cohorts: U7

Gallagher-Bolos, Joan A. and Smithenry, Dennis W., (2004) Teaching inquiry-based chemistry: Creating student led scientific communities. Heinemann. ISBN: 9780325006710


Herr, Norman & Cunningham, James, (1999). Hands-on chemistry activities with real-life application: Easy to use labs and demonstrations for grades 8-12. Jossey-Bass.
ISBN: 978-0-876628-262-5


EDU 606: Methods of Adolescence Education: Social Studies

Cohorts: S28, U7

Chapin, June R. A practical guide to middle and secondary social studies, 3rd ed. Pearson. ISBN: 9780137059195


EDU 667: Pre-Student Teaching Experience

Cohorts: U7

Foster, B.R., Song K.H. and Walker, M.L. (2007).  A Beginning Teaching Portfolio Handbook: Documenting & Reflecting on your professional growth & abilities. Merrill Publishing. ISBN: 978-0130947505


EDU 670: Literacy in the Content Areas

Cohorts: U7, U8

Donna Alvermann, Stephen Phelps, Victoria Ridgeway Gillis (2013).  Content Area Reading and Literacy: Succeeding in Today's Diverse Classrooms* ISBN: 13:978-0-13-714552-2


*Used in both EDU 670 and EDU 671

Janet Allen (2004), Tools for Teaching Content Literacy

Stenhouse Publishers;Illustrated edition. ISBN-10: 1571103805; ISBN-13: 978-157110-380-2


EDU 671: Information Technology & Literacy

Cohorts: S28, U7, U8

Donna Alvermann, Stephen Phelps, & Victoria Ridgeway Gillis (2013)

Content Area Reading & Literacy: Succeeding Today’s Diverse Classrooms* ISBN:13:9780132685191


*Used in both EDU 670 & EDU 671

Instructional Technology and Media for Learning, CouseSmart e textbook, 10/E Sharon E. Smaldino, Deborah L. Lowther & James D. Russell

©2011 Allyn & Bacon Published: 01/24/2011; ISBN: 978013008154

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