Digital Learning and Leading

EDLD 5302 Concepts of Educational Technology
Required Text
Dweck, C.S. (2006). Mindset: The new technology of success.New York, NY: Random House Publishing.

EDLD 5304 Leading Organizational Change
Required Text
Patterson, K., Grenny, J. (2013). Influencer: The new science of leading change, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill Education.

Friedman, E. H. (2007). A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the age of the quick fix. Church Publishing, Inc.

Covey, S., McChesney, C., Huling, J. (2012). The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving your wildly important goals. Simon and Schuster.

Supplementary Text
Pink, D. H. (2011). Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Penguin.

Sinek, S. (2009). Start With Why: How great leaders inspire everyone to take action. Penguin.

EDLD 5305 Disruptive Innovation in Education
Required Text for K-12 educators
Horn, M. B., Staker, H. (2014). Blended: Using disruptive innovation to improve schools. John Wiley Sons.

Required Text for Business Focus
Christensen, C. M. (2013). The innovator's dilemma: when new technologies cause great firms to fail. Harvard Business Review Press.

EDLD 5313 Creating Significant Learning Environments
Required Text
Brown J. S., Thomas, D. (2011). A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Wiggins G. P., McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd Edition. Pearson.

EDLD 5315 Assessing Digital Learning and Instruction
Required Text
Mertler, C. A. (2016). Action research: Improving schools and empowering educators (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1483389059.

EDLD 5316 Digital Citizenship
Required Text
Hinduja, S., Patchin, J. W. (2015). Bullying beyond the schoolyard: Preventing and responding to cyberbullying (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN 978-1-4833-4993-0

McCord, G. (2014). Fair use: The secrets no one tells you. Austin, TX: Digital Information Law. Available as a .pdf or e-book from:

Ribble, M. (2015). Digital citizenship in schools (3rd ed.). Eugene, OR: International Society of Technology in Education. ISBN: 978-1-56484-364-7 (EBook version available)

EDLD 5318 Instructional Design in Online Learning
Required Text
(This resource is avaiiable for free)
Bates, T. (2015) Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Designing Teaching and Learning. Retrieved from