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Courses are listed in numerical order, not the order in which you take them.

Please do not purchase textbooks more than 8 weeks in advance as often times editions can change. It is recommended that you check this page for updates prior to each term as Concordia is not responsible for any incorrect books that may be purchased.

EDU 700: Doctoral Studies Orientation

  1. Title: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.)
    Author: American Psychological Association
    Publisher: APA Washington, DC
    Edition: 7th/2017
    ISBN: 978-1-4338-3216-1

  2. Title: The Dissertation Journey: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Planning, Writing, and Defending Your Dissertation
    Author: Roberts, C., Hyatt, L.
    Publisher: Corwin Press/Sage Publishing
    Edition: 3rd/2019
    ISBN: 9781506373317

EDD 701: Leadership for Whole System Reform

  1. Title: Leadership: Theory and Practice, 8th Edition
    Author: Northouse, Peter G.
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-1-5063-6231-1
  2. Title: Coherence: The right drivers in action for schools, districts, and systems -will soon phase out
    Author: Fullan, M., Quinn, J.
    Publisher: Corwin Press
    Edition: 2016
    ISBN: 978-1-48336495-7
  3. Title: Thinking That Matters For Schools: School Function Areas From Challenge to Change
    Author: Stephens, Widener & Karge,
    Publisher: The Discovery Source
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-0-996-7969-7-2

EDD 702: Building Capacity for Learning and Continuous Improvement

  1. Title: HBR's 10 Must Reads On Leadership (vol. 2)
    Author: Harvard Business Review
    Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
    Edition: 2020
    ISBN: 978-1-63369-910-6
  2. Title: It's The Manager
    Author: Clifton, J. & Harter, J.
    Publisher: Gallup Press
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-1595622242
  3. Title: Leadership: Theory and Practice, 8th Edition
    *Textbook is used in both EDD 701 and 702
    Author: Northouse, P.
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-1595622242

EDD 703: Technology in a Systems Approach to Leadership

No Textbook required.

EDOC 703: Innovation and Organizational Change

  1. Title: Our iceberg is melting: Changing and succeeding under any conditions
    Author: Kotter, J. & Rathgaber, H.
    Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    Edition: 2016
    ISBN: 978-0399563911
  2. Title: The heart of change: Real-life stories of how people change their organizations.
    Author: Kotter, J. ,& Cohen, D. S.
    Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
    Edition: 2012
    ISBN: 1-59139-775-8

EDSE 703: Leveraging Inclusive Practices and Services for All Students

  1. Title: Inclusive Educational Administration: A Case Study Approach
    Author: Weishaar, M. K., Borsa, J. C. & Weishaar, P. M.
    Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc
    Edition: 2014
    ISBN: 978-1478607632
  2. Title: Cultural Proficiency, A Manual for School Leaders
    Author: Lindsey, R. B., Robins, K. N., Terrell, R. D. & Lindsey, D. B.
    Publisher: Steinhouse Publisher
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-1506390543

EDEA 704: Strategic Human Resource Management and Development/h3>

Title: Human Resources Administration: Personnel issues and needs in education
Author: Webb, L. D. & Norton, M. S.
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 6th/2012
ISBN: 9780132678094

EDOC 704: Entrepreneurship

Title: Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market SpaceBlue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space
Author: Kim, W. C. & Mauborgne, R.A.
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 2015
ISBN: 9781625274496

EDSE 704: Advanced Research in Special Education: Legal, Historic, and Current Issues

Title: Special Education Law (6th Edition)
Author: Rothstein, L. & Johnson, S. F.
Publisher: Sage Publications
Edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-1-5443-8822-9

EDEA 705: Sustained Fiscal Leadership for Organization Effectiveness

Title: Financing Education in a Climate of Change
Author: Brimley, V.R., Verstegen, D.A. & Garfield, R.R.
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 12th/2015
ISBN: 978-0133919783

EDOC 705: Consultancy Project (Organizational Change Practicum: Consultancy/Venture)

Title: Rework
Author: Fried, J. & Hansson, D.H.
Publisher: Currency
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 978-0307463746

EDSE 705: Advanced Social-Emotional Skills for Counselors and Special Educators

  1. Title: Effective Interventions for Social Emotional Learning
    Author: Gresham, F. M.
    Publisher: The Guilford Press
    Edition: 2018
    ISBN: 9781462531998
  2. Title: The MTSS start-up guide: Ensuring equity, access, and inclusivity for all students.
    Author: Hannigan, J. D. & Hannigan, J. E.
    Publisher: Corwin Press/Sage Publishing
    Edition: 2021
    ISBN: 978-1-5443-9424-4

EDD 706: Policy, Law and Practice in Dynamic Settings

Title: Policy Analysis for Educational Leaders: A Step-by-Step Approach
Author: Alexander, N.A
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 2012

EDD 707: Change Forces in Diverse Educational Settings

  1. Title: The return of the god of wealth: The transition to a market economy in urban China.
    Author: Ikels, C
    Publisher: Stanford University Press.
    Edition: 1996
    ISBN: 978-1883249359
  2. Title: Business in contemporary China
    Author: Philips, R. & Kim, E. P.
    Publisher: Routledge
    Edition: 2016
    ISBN: 978-1138919563

EDD 708: Postmodernism, Justice and Equity

  1. Title: Cynical theories: How activist scholarship made everything about race, gender, and identity―and why this harms everybody
    Author: Pluckrose, H. & Lindsay, J
    Publisher: Pitchstone Publishing
    Edition: 2020
    ISBN: 1138919563
  2. Title: One nation under God: Healing racial divides in America
    Author: Haney, B.K
    Publisher: Concordia Publishing House
    Edition: 2017
    ISBN: provided by Ed.D. program

EDD 751: Quantitative Analysis for Leaders

  1. Title: Basic Statistical Analysis
    Author: Sprinthall, R.C.
    Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
    Edition: 9th/2012
    ISBN: 9780205052172
  2. Title: STATPLUS software program purchased first day of class
    Author: STATPLUS
    ISBN: software program

EDD 752: Mixed Research Methods for ED Leaders

  1. Title: The Dissertation Journey: A Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Planning, Writing, and Defending Your Dissertation
    Author: Roberts, C., Hyatt, L.
    Publisher: Corwin Press/Sage Publishing
    Edition: 3rd/2019
    ISBN: 9781506373317
  2. Title: Developing a Mixed Methods Proposal: A practical guide for beginning researchers
    Author: DeCuir-Gunby & Schutz
    Publisher: Sage Publishing
    Edition: 2017
    ISBN: 9781483365787

EDD 753: Applied Qualitative Methods for Educational Leaders

  1. Title: Qualitative Inquiry & Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approachesn
    Author: Creswell, J.W. & Poth, C.N.
    Publisher: Sage Publishing
    Edition: 4th/2018
    ISBN: 9781506330204
  2. Title: Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach
    Author: Maxwell, J.A.
    Publisher: Sage Publishing
    Edition: 3rd/2013
    ISBN: 9781412981194

EDD 771-775: Dissertation Seminars

No textbook required.

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