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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 515: Instructional Leadership

Title: The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in
Organizations
Author: James M. Kouzes; Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Edition: 6th/2017
ISBN: 9781119278962


EDU 520: Curriculum Design & Assessment

Title: Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues
Author: Ornstein, A.C., & Hunkins, F.P.
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 7th/2017
ISBN: 9780134060354


EDU 524: Coping with Stress and Violence

Title: At-Risk Youth: A Comprehensive Response for Counselors, Teachers, Psychologists, and Human Service Professionals
Author: McWhirter, J., McWhirter, B., McWhirter, E. & McWhirter R.
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Edition: 6th/2016
ISBN: 9781305670389


EDU 542: School, Community, and Diverse Family Structures

No Textbook required.


EDU 547: Brain Based Teaching & Learning

Title: How the Brain Learns
Author: Sousa, David
Publisher: Corwin
Edition: 6th/2022
ISBN: 9781506346304


EDU 550: Educational Discourses: Change & Reform

Title: The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity.
Author: Shirley, Dennis
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 9781138926936


EDU 580: Educational Research: Methods & Analysis

  1. Title: The Reflective Practice Guide: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical Reflection
    Author: Bassot, B.
    Publisher: Routledge
    Edition: 1st/2016
    ISBN: 978-1138784314
  2. Title: Writing the Literature Review: A Practical Guide
    Author: Efron, S.E., & Ravid, R.
    Publisher: The Guilford Press
    Edition: 1st/2019
    ISBN: 978-1462536894

*These two textbooks are required for both 580 and 605


EDU 586: Educational Technology II

No textbook required.


EDU 595: Developing Character & Ethics

No textbook required.


EDU 605: Capstone Project

  1. Title: The Reflective Practice Guide: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical Reflection
    Author: Bassot, B.
    Publisher: Routledge
    Edition: 1st/2016
    ISBN: 978-1138784314
  2. Title: Writing the Literature Review: A Practical Guide
    Author: Efron, S.E., & Ravid, R.
    Publisher: The Guilford Press
    Edition: 1st/2019
    ISBN: 978-1462536894

*These two textbooks are required for both 580 and 605


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