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Required Textbooks


Order books as soon as possible from the Boise State Bookstore or from any online book seller.
Note: Several of the required textbooks may be available as free ebooks from Boise State’s Albertson’s Library. Please contact our EdTech Librarian, Margie Ruppel (margieruppel@boisestate.edu) or view a list of available ebooks here.

Undergraduate Courses
EDTECH 202: Educational Technology-Classroom Applications

Graduate Courses
EDTECH 501: Introduction to Educational Technology
EDTECH 502: Creating Educational Websites (Formerly Internet for Educators)
EDTECH 503: Instructional Design
EDTECH 504: Theoretical Foundations of Educational Technology
EDTECH 505: Evaluation for Educational Technologists
EDTECH 506: Graphic Design for Learning
EDTECH 511: Interactive Courseware Design
EDTECH 512: Online Course Design
EDTECH 513: Multimedia
EDTECH 521: Online and Blended Teaching in the K-12 Environment
EDTECH 522: Online Teaching for Adult Learners
EDTECH 523: Advanced Online and Blended Teaching
EDTECH 531: Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds
EDTECH 532: Educational Games & Simulations
EDTECH 533: YouTube for Educators
EDTECH 534: Mobile App Design for Teaching and Learning
EDTECH 535: Intro to Edutainment
EDTECH 536: Digital Game Design for K-12 Classrooms
EDTECH 537: Blogging in the Classroom
EDTECH 541: Integrating Technology into the Classroom Curriculum
EDTECH 542: Technology-Supported Project-Based Learning
EDTECH 543: Social Network Learning
EDTECH 551: Technical and Grant Writing for Educational Technologists
EDTECH 552: Introduction to Network Administration
EDTECH 554: Managing Technology Integration in Schools
EDTECH 592: Portfolio (MET only)
EDTECH 597: Maker Tech: Hybrid Computing and Creative Tinkering for Steam Education
EDTECH 604: Leadership in Educational Technology
EDTECH 605: Project Management in Educational Settings
EDTECH 650: Research in Educational Technology
EDTECH 651: Introduction Statistics for Educational Technology
EDTECH 652: Quantitative Research Methods
EDTECH 662: Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
EDTECH 672: Design-Based Research

EDTECH 501
Introduction to Educational Technology Dr. Schroeder, Dr. Haskell, & Mr. Saba will use the following textbook:
Title: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association ®, Sixth Edition
Author: American Psychological Association
ISBN: 978-1-4338-0562-2
Publication Date: July 2009
Edition: Spiral Bound
Order through APA:
http://www.apastyle.org/products/4200068.aspx

Mr. Anthony Saba will also use the following textbook:
Title: Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary, 2nd Ed.
Author: Al Januszewski & Michael Molenda
Date: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 978-0805858617

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EDTECH 502
Creating Educational Websites (Formerly Internet for Educators) Software:
Dreamweaver CC
Photoshop CC
Be sure to see the Software Requirements.

Title: The Non-Designer’s design book
Author: Robin Williams
ISBN-10: 0133966151
ISBN-13: 978-0133966152
Edition: 4th edition
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Copyright: 2014.

NOTE: Students also use some ebooks that are available for free through the library.

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EDTECH 503
Instructional Design for Educators Be sure to check with your instructor before buying the textbook.

Dr. Ross Perkins, Dr. Yu-Hui Ching, and Dr. Jesús Trespalacios will use the following textbooks:
Title: Streamlined ID: A Practical Guide to Instructional Design
Authors: Larson, M. B. & Lockee, B. B.
Year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 978-0-415-50518-5

Title: The ID Casebook: Case Studies in Instructional Design (4th Ed.)
Authors: Etmer, P., Quinn, J., & Glazewski, J.
Year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-0-133-25825-7
Note: Out of country students, please consider buying the book in advance (at least a month) due to delivery times.

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EDTECH 504
Theoretical Foundations of Educational Technology Dr. Freed & Dr. Yang will use the following textbook:
Title: Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments, 2nd ed.
Author (Eds.): Jonassen, D. H., & Land, S. M.
Date: 2012
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
ISBN: 978-0415894227

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EDTECH 505
Evaluation for Educational Technologists Title: The ABCs of Evaluation: Timeless Techniques for Program and Project Managers, 3rd ed.
Authors: John Boulmetis, Phyllis Dutwin
Date: 2011
Publisher: Jossy-Bass
ISBN: 978-0-470-87354-0

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EDTECH 506
Graphic Design for Learning Required: 
Title: Creating graphics for learning and performance (2nd ed.).
Author: Linda Lohr
Date: 2008
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0-13-219158-X

Note: Please get a copy (purchase/rent) of the textbook from online resellers (recommended). If that’s not possible, you can access a scanned copy of this book on the Course Moodle site (Courtesy by the Author; DO NOT SHARE IT; Sharing the file beyond this course violates copyright laws.)

Strongly recommended: Lynda.com subscription (Repository of online software tutorials)

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EDTECH 511
Interactive Courseware Design For Fall 2016 – please contact instructor
– For Spring 2016:
Author: Steven M Alessi & Stanley R Trollip
Title:  Multimedia for Learning: Methods and Development
ISBN:   0205276911
Edition:    3rd
Publisher:  Allyn & Bacon
Copyright:  2001

Software: Adobe Flash Professional CC, CS6, CS5, CS5.5, or CS4

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EDTECH 512
Online Course Design  No textbook required

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EDTECH 513
Multimedia e-Learning and the Science of Instruction, 3rd ed.
Authors: Ruth Colvin Clark, Richard E. Mayer
ISBN: 978-0470874301
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Pfeiffer.

Required Hardware:
• Computer microphone

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EDTECH 521
Online and Blended Teaching in the K-12 Environment Required:
Making the move to K-12 Online Teaching: Research-based Strategies and Practices
Kerry Rice, Allyn & Bacon, 2011
ISBN-10: 0132107619
ISBN-13: 9780132107617

Optional Textbook:
Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction, Updated Edition
Rita-Marie Conrad, J. Ana Donaldson
ISBN: 978-1-1180-1819-4
Paperback
160 pages
May 2011

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EDTECH 522
Online Teaching for Adult Learners Title:  Effective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student Success
Author: Stavredes, T.
Date: 2011
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 978-0470578384

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EDTECH 523
Advanced Online and Blended Teaching Finkelstein, J. E. (2006).
Learning in Real Time: Synchronous Teaching and Learning Online.
San Franscisco: Jossey-Bass.
ISBN: 978-0-7879-7921-8

Pallof, R. M. & Pratt, K. (2007).
Building online learning communities: Effective Strategies for the Virtual Classroom, 2nd Edition.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
ISBN: 978-0-7879-8825-8

Recommended:
Making the move to K-12 Online Teaching: Research-based Strategies and Practices
Kerry Rice, Allyn & Bacon, 2011
ISBN-10: 0132107619 | ISBN-13: 9780132107617

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EDTECH 531
Teaching & Learning in Virtual Worlds Required:
None
Recommended:
R. Rymaszewski, et al. (2008).
Second Life: The official guide, (2nd Ed). Sybex.

Gibson, D., Aldrich, C. & Prensky, M.  (2007).
Games and simulations in online learning: Research and development frameworks.
Information Science Publishing: Hershey, PA..
(this book is required if you didn’t already purchase it for use in Educational Games & Simulations).

Software: Second Life,
free account http://secondlife.com/
Microphone and speakers, or headset

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EDTECH 532
Educational Games & Simulations Recommended:
Aldrich, C. (2005).
Learning by doing: A comprehensive guide to simulations, computer games, and pedagogy in e-learning and other educational experiences.
Pfeiffer: San Francisco.

Gibson, D., Aldrich, C., & Prensky, M. (2007).
Games and simulations in online learning: Research and development frameworks.
Information Science Publishing: Hershey, PA.

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EDTECH 533
YouTube for Educators No textbook required

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EDTECH 534
Mobile App Design for Teaching and Learning David Wolber, Hal Abelson, Ellen Spertus, & Liz Looney (2014).
App Inventor 2: Create Your Own Android Apps (2nd ed.).
O’Reilly Media.
ISBN:1491906847

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EDTECH 535
Digital Engagement for Learning No books required. All materials will be provided online.

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EDTECH 536
Digital Game Design for K-12 Classrooms Learning Mobile Application and Game Development with Corona SDK
ISBN: 978-1-937336-07-3
Author: Brian G. Burton, Ed.D.
Website: http://www.burtonsmediagroup.com/books/learning-mobile-application-development/

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EDTECH 537
Blogging in the Classroom tbd

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EDTECH 541
Integrating Technology into the Classroom Curriculum Title: Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching, 7th Ed.
Author: Margaret D. Roblyer
Date: 2015
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN-13: 978-0134046914
ISBN-10: 0134046919

Optional: Techtactics: Technology for Teachers, by Carolyn Thorsen

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EDTECH 542
Tech-Supported Project-Based Learning No textbook required.

Optional Texts (may be purchased from the Buck Institute for Education website: http://bie.org/shop.
– PBL in the Elementary Grades (2011)
– PBL Starter Kit, To the Point Advice, Tools and Tips for Your First Project in Middle or High School (2009)

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EDTECH 543
Social Network Learning No textbook required

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EDTECH 551
Technical & Grant Writing for Educational Technologists All readings are available online.
No text required.

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EDTECH 552
Introduction to Network Administration Odom, W. (2013).
Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101
Official Cert Guide (1st Ed.). Cisco Press.
ISBN: 1587143852.

Required:
Text w/ CD

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EDTECH 554
Managing Technology Integration in Schools  “No textbook required.” 

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EDTECH 592
Portfolio No textbook required.

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EDTECH 597
Maker Tech: Hybrid Computing and Creative Tinkering for STEAM Education
  • Technical

– Learn to Program with Scratch: A Visual Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math.
Website:  http://amzn.to/1L1TBKb

  • Overview, Philosophy, Maker Movement Landscape, Resources, and More

– Invent to Learn
Website:  http://amzn.to/1dfFG93

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EDTECH 604
Leadership in Educational Technology Textbook 1: Leadership Theory and Practice (7th edition)
Author: Peter G. Northouse
Pub Date: 2016
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 978-1-4833-1753-3

Textbook 2: Leadership Case Studies in Education
Authors: Peter G. Northouse and Marie Lee
Pub Date: 2016
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 978-1-4833-7325-6

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EDTECH 605
Project Management in Educational Settings Textbook 1: The AMA Handbook of Project Management (4th Edition).
Author: Dinsmore, P. C., & Cabanis-Brewin, J.
Date: 2014
Publisher: American Management Association, N.Y.
ISSN: 9780814415429
Access the ebook by logging into Albertson’s Library.

Textbook 2: Project Management for Instructional Designers
Author: Amado, Ashton, Ashton, Bostwick, Clements, Drysdale, Francis, Harrison, Nan, Nisse, Randall, Rino, Robinson, Snyder, Wiley, & Anonymous.
Available: http://pm4id.org/ (Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) license.)

Note: Additional materials for this class are available from the Project Management Institute http://www.pmi.org and the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) http://pmief.org/. These materials will be distributed as course handouts or are available on the web free of charge. These materials are copyrighted and owned by Project Management Institute Educational Foundation. © 2016. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or distribution is permitted. Permission for use may be requested by contacting http://pmief.org/.

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EDTECH 650
Research in Educational Technology Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research, 4th Ed.
[Hardcover]
by John W. Creswell

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EDTECH 651
Introduction to Statistics for Educational Technology Levin, J., & Fox, J. A. (2011).
Elementary Statistics in Social Research: The Essentials (3rd ed).
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN-13:978- 0-205-63800-0

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EDTECH 652
Quantitative Research Methods Book 
Author:   Hatcher, Larry
Title:    Advanced Statistics in Research: Reading, Understanding, and Writing Up Data Analysis Results.
ISBN:     0985867000
Saginaw, MI: Shadow Finch Media LLC.
Copyright:  2013.

Software: IBM SPSS 22 or 21 (must be Standard or Higher version).

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EDTECH 662
Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Book
The Practice of Survey Research
Authors: Ruel, E., Wagner, W. E., & Gillespie, B.
Date: 2016
Publisher: Sage
ISBN: 978-1452235271
Two places to purchase the textbook: Boise State University Bookstore or Amazon.com

A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling (2nd Edition)
Authors: O’Rourke, N. & Hatcher, L.
Date: 2013
Publisher: SAS publishing
ISBN-10: 978-1599942308
Two places to purchase the textbook: Boise State University Bookstore or Amazon.com

Software: IBM SPSS 22 or 21 (must be Standard or Higher version).

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EDTECH 672
Design-Based Research Book
Author: McKenney, S. and Reeves, T. (2012).
Title: Conducting Educational Design Research.
London: Routledge.

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EDTECH 202
Educational Technology: Classroom Applications Using Digital Tools in the 21C Classroom with a Focus on Standards.
Wyzard, C., and Haskell, C.
NSP publishing, Boise.
ISBN: 978-0-9898046-0-8.

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse OR Your first Year of Teaching.
Haskell, C.
Digipod
UPC: 639266777359

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