Morningside College Graduate Program in Education
Graduate Textbooks

Textbooks for graduate classes are available through the Virtual Bookstore at MBS Direct located in Columbia, Missouri.  (Note:  This is not Morningside's on-campus bookstore.)  

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Morningside College Textbook List
Summer Term 2015

PLEASE NOTE: Publication years may not always match what is found on the Internet in different places. Please pay close attention to the textbook edition and the ISBN number when purchasing books.
Professional Foundations
Core Textbooks
EDUC 501 EDUC 502
EDUC 512 EDUC 522
EDUC 611 EDUC 624
Education (EDUC)
Textbooks
EDUC 460G EDUC 580 EDUC 595 095
EDUC 725 EDUC 740 EDUC 750
EDUC 753 EDUC 760 EDUC 761
EDUC 763 EDUC 769 EDUC 861
EDUC 862 EDUC 866 EDUC 867
EDUC 870 EDUC 871 EDUC 872
ENGL 478G    
Special Education (SPED)
Textbooks
SPED 551 SPED 561 SPED 632
SPED 644 SPED 645 SPED 660
SPED 665 SPED 672 SPED 676
SPED 878    
     

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 501  Educational Research
Mills, G. E. (2014). Action research: A guide for the teacher researcher. 5th ed. Pearson.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-288776-2

   and

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. (2nd printing). (2010). American Psychological Association.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4338-0561-5

   and

(Updated Edition) Patten, M. L. (2014). Proposing empirical research: A guide to the fundamentals. 5th ed. Pyrczak.
ISBN-13: 978-1-936523-30-6

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 502  Learning in Educational Settings
Abbeduto, L., & Symons, F. (2014). Taking sides: Clashing views in educational psychology. 7th ed.  McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.
ISBN-13:  978-0-07-804798-5

   and

Dweck, C. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. Ballantine Books, Inc.
ISBN-13:   978-0-345-47232-8

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 512  Issues in Education
Koonce, G. (2014). Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial educational issues. 18th expanded ed. McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.
ISBN-13: 978-1-259-34133-5

Course:
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EDUC 522  Instructional Technology
Students will choose a book for purchase from a list provided in the course.

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 611 Student Diversity & Educational Practice
Redman, G., & Redman, A.  (2010). Casebook for exploring diversity. 4th ed. Allyn & Bacon.
ISBN-13:  978-0-13-706128-0

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Gregory, G. H., & Chapman, C. (2012). Differentiated instructional strategies: One size doesn’t fit all. 3rd ed. Corwin Press.
ISBN-13:  978-1-4522-6098-3

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 624 Professional Seminar
Pryczak, F., & Randall R. R. (2011). Writing empirical research reports: A basic guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. 7th ed. Pyrczak Publishing.
ISBN 13: 978-1-884585-97-5

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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. (2nd printing). (2010). American Psychological Association.
ISBN 13: 978-1-4338-0561-5

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Course:
Texts:
EDUC 460G Growth and Development of Middle School Students & Practicum
Arnett, J. (2012). Adolescence and emerging adulthood: A cultural approach. 5th ed. Prentice Hall.
ISBN-13:   978-0-205-89249-5

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 580 Development and Management of Gifted Programs
Clark, B. (2013). Growing up gifted: Developing the potential of children at home and at school. 8th ed. Prentice Hall
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-262066-6

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EDUC 595 095 Special Topics: Collaborative Communication for Teachers
Scott, S. (2004). Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time. Berkley Books, New York, NY.  
ISBN-13:  978-0-425-19337-2

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Course:
Texts:
EDUC 725 Second Language Acquisition
Freeman, D.E., & Freeman, Y.S. (2011). Between worlds: Access to second language acquisition. 3rd ed. Heinemann.
ISBN-13: 978-0-325-03088-3

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Texts:
EDUC 740 Exploring Teacher Leadership
Merideth, E. (2007). Leadership strategies for teachers. 2nd ed. Corwin Press.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4129-3709-2

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 750 Foundations of Athletic Program Management
A non-refundable $150 textbook fee will be assessed for each course participant and applied to the participant’s account.  The textbooks will be sent directly to each registered participant.

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 753 Legal Issues for Athletic Programs
A non-refundable $150 textbook fee will be assessed for each course participant and applied to the participant’s account.  The textbooks will be sent directly to each registered participant.

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 760 Reading Assessment
Diamond, L. (2008). Assessing reading:  Multiple measures for all educators to improve reading achievement. 2nd ed. Arena Press.
ISBN-13: 978-1-57128-464-8

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 761 Reading Content Areas
Bean, T. W., Readence, J. E., & Baldwin, R. S. (2012). Content area literacy: An integrated approach. 10th ed. Kendall/Hunt.
ISBN-13: 978-0-7575-8891-4

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Johns, J., & Berglund, R. (2014). Strategies for content area learning. 4th ed. Kendall/ Hunt.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4652-4162-7

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 763 Oral and Written Language Development
Birsch, J.R. (2011) Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills. 3rd ed. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
ISBN-13: 978-1598570939

   and

Carreker, C., & Birsch, J.R. (2011) Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book, Revised. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
ISBN-13: 978-1598572094

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 769 Advanced Human Growth & Development
Bergin,C., & Bergin, D. (2015). Child & Adolescent Development In Your Classroom. 2nd ed. Cengage Learning.
ISBN-13: 978-1-28542-734-8

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 861 Grammar for the Middle School Teacher
Langan, J., & Johnson, B. (2010). English essentials. Short version. Townsend Press.
ISBN-13: 978-1-59194-104-0

   and

Crow, J. (2010). Unleashing your language wizards: A brain-based approach to effective editing and writing. Pearson.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-702003-4

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 862 World History for the Middle School Teacher
No textbook required.

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EDUC 866 Life Science for the Middle School Teacher
No textbook required.

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EDUC 867 American Government for the Middle School Teacher
No textbook required.

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 870 Adolescent Literature
Nilsen, A. P., Blasingame, J., Donelson, K., & Nilsen, D. L. F. (2013). Literature for today’s young adults. 9th ed. Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN-13:  978-0-13-268577-1

One book from Each of the following categories: Fantasy, Poetry, and Realistic Fiction.
Do not purchase any of the category titles until you have received instructor approval after class has begun.

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 871 Basic Math and Measurement
Kaplan, A. (1997). Math on call: A mathematics handbook. Great Source Education Group.
ISBN-13: 978-0-669-45770-4

   and

Frank, M., Quinn, A., & Bullock, K. (1997) Geometry & Measurement: Inventive Exercises to Sharpen Skills and Raise Achievement. Incentive Publications.
ISBN 13: 978-0-86530-367-6

   and

(optional) Math on call! Teacher resource book. (1999). Great Source Education Group.
ISBN-13: 978-0-669-46923-3

Course:
Texts:
EDUC 872 Children's Literature
Lukens, R. J., Smith, J. J., & Coffel, C. M. (2013). A critical handbook of children's literature, 9th edition. Boston: Pearson.
ISBN-13: 978-0137056385

Course:
Texts:
ENGL 478G Literature Across Cultures

Diaz, J. (1997). Drown. Berkley Publishing Corp.
ISBN-13: 978-1573226066

   and

Garcia, C. (2013). King of Cuba. Charles Scribner’s & Sons.
ISBN-13: 978-1476725666

   and

Hosseini, K. (2008). A Thousand Splendid Suns. Berkley Publishing Corp.
ISBN-13:  978-1594483851

   and

Lahiri, J. (2004). The Namesake: A novel. Mariner Books.
ISBN-13: 978-0618485222

   and

Momaday, N. S. (1969). Way to Rainy Mountain. University of New Mexico Press.
ISBN-13:  978-0-8263-0436-0

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Course:
Texts:
SPED 551 Educational Assessment
Kritikos, E.P. (2010). Special education assessment: Issues and strategies affecting today’s classrooms. Pearson/Merrill.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-170064-2

Course:
Texts:
SPED 561 Curriculum and Instructional Design
Fisher, Douglas (2010). Enhancing RTI: how to ensure success with effective classroom instruction & intervention. ASCD.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4166-0987-2

   and

Archer, A. L., & Hughes, C. A. (2010). Explicit Instruction: Effective and efficient teacheing. 1st ed. The Guilford Press.
ISBN-13: 978-1-6091-8041-6

Course:
Texts:
SPED 632 Introduction to Theory & Practice: Autism
No textbook required.

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SPED 644 Assistive Technology
No textbook required.

Course:
Texts:
SPED 645 Language Development and Communication Disorders
Kuder, S. J. (2012). Teaching students with language and communication disabilities. 4th ed.  Allyn & Bacon.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265666-5

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Course:
Texts:
SPED 660  Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities
Snell, M. E., & Brown, F. (2011). Instruction of students with severe disabilities. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-707546-1

   and

Collins, B. C. (2012). Systematic instruction for students with moderate and severe disabilities. Baltimore: Brooks.
ISBN-13: 978-1-59857-193-6

Course:
Texts:
SPED 665 Introduction to Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Raymond, E. B. (2012).  Learners with mild disabilities: A characteristics approach.  4th ed. Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-706076-4

Course:
Texts:
SPED 672  Special Education Law
Murdick, N. L., Gartin, B. C., & Crabtree, T. (2014).  Special education law.  3rd ed. Merrill/Prentice Hall.
ISBN-13:   978-0-13-312333-3

   or

(With e-access code) Murdick, N. L., Gartin, B. C., & Fowler, G. A. (2014). Special education law. 3rd ed. Pearson
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-339985-1

Course:
Texts:
SPED 676 Collaborative Partnerships and Transition
Turnbull, A. (2015). Families, professionals, and exceptionality: Positive outcomes through partnerships and trust. 7th ed. Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-383368-3

   and

Kochhar-Bryant, C. A., Shaw, S., & Izzo, M. (2009). What every teacher should know about transition and IDEA 2004. Pearson.
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-715586-6

   and

Mooney, J. (2007). The short bus: A journey beyond normal. Holt.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8050-8804-0

Course:
Texts:
SPED 878  Survey of Exceptionalities
Hallahan, D., Kauffman, J., & Pullen, P. (2014). Exceptional learners: An introduction to special education. (13th edition). Pearson.
ISBN-13: 978-0-1335-7072-4

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