M.Ed. Required Texts

Textbooks - Spring 2015

REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES

Spring Term 1

  • Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.
  • EDU 5000 Current Issues in K-12 Schools
    No text required.
  • EDU 5200 Intervention Strategies and Techniques
    Including Students with Special Needs: a Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText, 6th edition.  Friend, Marilyn D. and Bursuck, William D., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Pearson (2012).  ISBN:  9780132179720.
  • EDU 5250 Best Current Teaching Practices
    Teaching in K-12 Schools:  A Reflective Action Approach, 5th Edition.  ISBN:  0131381334.

  • EDU 5350 Diversity and Social Issues in Education
    Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, 9th Edition, Gollnick and Chinn.  ISBN:  0-13-703509-8.

  • EDU 5450 Issues in Professional Ethics
    Ethical School Leadership.  Maxy, Spencer J.  R & L Education.  ISBN:  978-0810842779.
  • EDU 5500 History and Philosophy of Education
    The History and Philosophy of Education.  Murphy, Madonna M.  Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.  ISBN:  0-13-095550-7.
  • EDU 6050 Assessment of Learners
    Classroom Assessment What Teachers Need to Know, 7th Edition, Popham.  ISBN: 9780132868600.
  • EDU 6150 Practicum in Methods and Materials for Teaching
    No text required.
  • EDU 6200 Theories of Learning
    Essentials of Educational Psychology:  Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching, 4th edition, Ormrod, J. E.  Pearson (2015).  ISBN:  0133830837.
  • .EDU 6500 Educator as Researcher
    No textbook required.
  • HIST 6100 Methods and Materials for Teaching Social Studies
    Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School,
    , 2nd Edition, Larson and Keiper, Routledge. ISBN:  978-0415898133.
  • SCNS 6100 Methods and Materials for Teaching Science
    TBA
  • MMED 5120 Instrumental Repair/Percussion
    No textbook required.
  • MMED 5325 Marching Band Techniques
    Materials:  Word Processor (MS Word compatible format), High-Speed Internet Service; NGU email account; access to Pyware 3dMarching Design software (available at pyware.com)
  • MMED 5365 Vocal Pedagogy and Health
    Your Voice:  An Inside View, McCoy, Scott, 2nd Edition, Princetion:  Inside View Press (2004).  ISBN:  0975530720.  Purchased from www.VoiceInsideView.com.
  • MMED 6320 Thesis/Project
    Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, (2010).  ISBN:  978-1433805615.
  • MMED 6340 Psychology of Music & Music Education
    Music Psychology in Education, Hallam, S. (2006).  London:  Institute of Education, University of London.  ISBN:  0854737162.

Spring Term 2

  • EDU 5000 Current Issues in K-12 Schools
    No text required
  • EDU 5200 Intervention Strategies and Techniques
    Including Students with Special Needs: a Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText, 6th edition.  Friend, Marilyn D. and Bursuck, William D., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Pearson (2012).  ISBN:  9780132179720.
  • EDU 5250 Best Current Teaching Practices
    Teaching in K-12 Schools:  A Reflective Action Approach, 5th Edition.  ISBN:  0131381334.
  • EDU 5350 Diversity and Social Issues in Education
    Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, 9th Edition, Gollnick and Chinn.  ISBN:  0-13-703509-8.
  • EDU 5450 Issues in Professional Ethics
    Ethical School Leadership.  Maxy, Spencer J.  R & L Education.  ISBN:  978-0810842779.
  • EDU 5500 History and Philosophy of Education
    The History and Philosophy of Education.  Murphy, Madonna M.  Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.  ISBN:  0-13-095550-7. 
  • EDU 5700 Principles of Curriculum Development
    Curriculum Foundations, Principles, and Issues,
    6th edition.  Ornstein, A. and Hunkins, F., Pearson.  ISBN:  0-13-267810-1.
  • EDU 5750 Reading in the Content Areas
    Content area reading:  literacy and learning across the curriculum,  11th ed., Vacca, Vacca & Mraz, Pearson (2014).  ISBN:  0133066784.
  • EDU 5800 Advanced Human Behavior, Development and Learning
    Psychology Applied to Teaching, 14th edition.  Snowman and McCown, Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  978-1285734552.
  • EDU 5850 School and Community Relations
    The School and Community Relations, 10th edition, Moore, Edward H., Bagin, Don H., and Gallagher, Donald R. Pearson (2011).  ISBN:  0137072511.
    What Great Principals do Differently:  Eighteen Things That Matter Most, 2nd edition.  Whitaker, Todd, Eye on Education, Incorporated (2011).  ISBN:  9781596672000.
  • EDU 6150 Practicum in Methods and Materials for Teaching
    No text required.
  • EDU 6200 Theories of Learning
    Essentials of Educational Psychology:  Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching, 4th edition, Ormrod, J. E.  Pearson (2015).  ISBN:  0133830837.
  • .EDU 6500 Educator as Researcher
    No textbook required.
  • SCNS 6100 Methods and Materials for Teaching Science
    TBA
  • MMED 5000 Graduate Music Theory Review
    Tonal Harmony, Koska, Payne, and Almen, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill.  ISBN:  978-0078025143.  Workbook, ISBN:  978-0077417179.
  • MMED 5210 History of Music Education
    Music Education:  Historical Contexts and Perspectives, Labuta, Joseph A. & Smith, Deborah A.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall, 1997.
  • MMED 5320 The Integration of Global Music Into The Classroom
    Thinking Musically, Wade, Bonnie C., 3rd Edition.  New York:  Oxford University Press (2012).  ISBN:  978-0199844869.

    Thinking Music Globally, Campbell, Patricia Shehan.  New York:  Oxford University Press (2005).  ISBN:  978-0195137804.

Textbooks - Summer 2015

  • Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.

  • EDU 5000 Current Issues in K-12 Schools
    No text required.
  • EDU 5200 Intervention Strategies and Techniques
    Including Students with Special Needs: a Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText, 6th edition.  Friend, Marilyn D. and Bursuck, William D., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Pearson (2012).  ISBN:  9780132179720.
  • EDU 5250 Best Current Teaching Practices
    Teaching in K-12 Schools:  A Reflective Action Approach, 5th Edition.  ISBN:  0131381334.
  • EDU 5350 Diversity and Social Issues in Education
    Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, 9th Edition, Gollnick and Chinn.  ISBN:  0-13-703509-8.
  • EDU 5450 Issues in Professional Ethics
    Ethical School Leadership.  Maxy, Spencer J.  R & L Education.  ISBN:  978-0810842779.
  • EDU 5500 History and Philosophy of Education
    The History and Philosophy of Education.  Murphy, Madonna M.  Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.  ISBN:  0-13-095550-7.
  • EDU 5700 Principles of Curriculum Development
    Curriculum Foundations, Principles, and Issues, 6th edition.  Ornstein, A. and Hunkins, F., Pearson.  ISBN:  0-13-267810-1.
  • EDU 5800 Advanced Human Behavior, Development and Learning
    Psychology Applied to Teaching, 14th edition.  Snowman, J. and McCown, R., Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  9781285734552.
  • EDU 5850 School and Community Relations
    The School and Community Relations, 10th edition, Moore, Edward H., Bagin, Don H., and Gallagher, Donald R. Pearson (2011).  ISBN:  0137072511.
    What Great Principals do Differently:  Eighteen Things That Matter Most, 2nd edition.  Whitaker, Todd, Eye on Education, Incorporated (2011).  ISBN:  9781596672000.
  • EDU 5900 Educational Technologies
    No textbook required.
  • EDU 5950 Applied Principles of Curriculum Development for Preservice Educators
    No textbook required
  • .EDU 6050 Assessment of Learners
    Classroom Assessment What Teachers Need to Know, 7th Edition, Popham.  ISBN: 9780132868600.
  • EDU 6100 Educational Leadership
    What Great Principals do Differently:  Eighteen Things That Matter Most,
    2nd edition.  Whitaker, Todd, Eye on Education, Incorporated (2011).  ISBN:  9781596672000.
  • MMED 5010 Graduate Music History Review
    Concise History of Western Music, 4th editionW>W>Norton and Co., 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0393124262.
    Norton Anthology of Westerns Music,
    vol.1,2,3 (Scores) ISBN:  978-0-393-92161-8, ISBN:  978-0-393-92162-5, ISBN:   978-0-393-92163-2.
    Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music, 6th edition, 2010.  ISBN:  978-0393931266 (Compact discs)
  • MMED 5210 History of Music Education
    Music Education:  Historical Contexts and Perspectives, Joseph A. Labuta and Deborah A. Smith, Prentice Hall, 1997.  ISBN:  0-13-489444-8.
  • MMED 5335 Teaching the Developing Singer
    Teaching Kids to Sing,
    Phillips, K.H. Boston.  Schirmer.  ISBN:  9781133958505.

    Tips: The Child Voice, 2nd Edition, Rutkowski, J  T MENC-Reston, Va.  ISBN:  13-978-1607092902.

  • MMED 5360 Romantic Music
    Music in the Nineteenth Century, Frisch, Walter.  W. W. Norton & Company, 2012.  ISBN:  978-0-393-92919-5.  Available from publisher as an e-book or an online access book.
    Anthology for Music in the Nineteenth Century, Frisch, Walter.  W. W. Norton & Company, 2012.  ISBN:  978-0-3393-92017-8.  Available from publisher at a discounted price when purchased with the text.
  • MMED 6300 Analytical Techniques
    The Analysis of Musical Form, Mathes, James.  Pearson Prentice Hall.  ISBN-13:  978-0-13-061863-4.

Textbooks - Fall 2015

Fall Term I


  • Subscription to Questia, an on-line library for accessing books and periodicals relevant to the program is available (not required) at http://www.questia.com.

Fall Term II

    • TBA