Textbooks for courses through the Department of Educational Leadership may be purchased from a variety of resources. You may order from the UM Bookstore, Amazon, Ebay, Abebooks.com or any other store based on what works best for you.  The books will not be available at the bookstore until the end of August 2018 for Fall Term.

EDLD Textbooks for Fall 2018:

Dr Dan Lee:

EDLD 486 (CRN 74963) - Statistical Procedures in Education

  • Privitera, G. (2018).  Essential Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed).  Sage Publishing, ISBN 9781506386300

EDU 421 (CRN 70591) - Educational Statistics

  • Salkind, N. J. (2017). Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics: Using Microsoft Excel 2016 (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. In addition, students will need to purchase STATLAB Online 2.0 Student Slim Pack, Version 2.0 by Salkind. 

EDLD 502 - Philosophy of Education

  • Nicholson, D.W. (2016).  Philosophy of Education in Action: An Inquiry-Based Approach. Rutledge, New York, ISBN 9781138843059


  • Shapiro, J. P., & Stefkovich, J. A. (2016). Ethical leadership and decision making in education: applying theoretical perspectives to complex dilemmas. New York and London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN 978-1138776272


  • Cathcart, T. & Klein, D. (2008).  Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes.  Penguin Publishing Group, ISBN 9780143113874

Dr Robert Dobell:

EDLD 519 - Statistics 

  • Salkind, N.J. (2014).  Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics. 3rd Excel 2010 Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin, A Sage Company  ISBN:978-1-4522-771-4


  • Salkind, N.J. (2011).  Excel Statistics:  A Quick Guide.  Thousand Oaks, CA: A Sage Company. ISBN:978-1-4833-7404-8


EDLD 568 - K-12 Curriculum

  • Jacobs, H.H. (2010). Curriculum 21: Essential education for a changing world.  Alexandria, VA: ASCD ISBN:978-1-4166-0940-7


  • Tokumama-Espinosa, T. (2014).  Making classrooms better: 50 practical applications of mind, brain, and education science. New York, NY:  W.W. Norton & Company                        ISBN:978-0-393-70813-4


Dr Jake Francom:

EDLD 567 - K-12 Leadership

  • Matthews, L. J. & Crow, G. M. (2010). The principalship: New roles in a professional learning community.  Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
    ISBN-10: 020554567X
    ISBN-13: 978-0205545674


  • Covey, S. R. (1990). Principle-centered leadership. NY: Summit.
    ISBN-10: 0671792806
    ISBN-13: 978-0671792800

Dr John Matt:

EDLD 653 - School Personnel

  • The Human Resource Function in Educational Administration, Ninth Edition
ISBN-13: 9780132435413
ISBN-10: 0132435411
Author: I. Phillip Young
Edition: 9
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Pearson
Published: April 2007
List Price: $205.40

EDLD 559 - PR for Principals

  • Kowalski, Theodore J. (2011), “Public Relations in Schools”, 5th Edition.  Pearson – Merrill/Prentice Hall, New Jersey

Xin Bu

EDLD 673 - Leadership Across Cultures

  • Required:
Educational Leadership: Culture and Diversity
by Clive Dimmock and Alan David Walker (2005). Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-0761971702 ISBN-10: 076197170XX
  • Optional:
Culturally Proficient Leadership: The Personal Journey Begins Within
by Raymond D. Terrell and Randall B. Lindsey (2009).  ISBN-13: 978-1412969161 
ISBN-10: 1412969174 

Dr Roch Turner

EDLD 670 - Best Practices in IPL

  • Deardorff, D.K., de Wit, H., Heyl, J.D., & Adams, T.  (Eds.). (2012). The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN: 978-1-4129-9921-2
  • Hudzik, J. K. (2015). Comprehensive Internationalization: Institutional pathways to success. London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN: 978-1-138-77854-2

Dr Francee O’Reilly:

EDLD 542 - The College Student

  • Text:  Levine, A. & Dean, D. (2012). Generation on A Tightrope. San Francisco, CA. : Jossey Bass  ISBN-13: 978-0470376294 ISBN-10: 0470376295

EDLD 668 - College & University Admin

  • College and University Administration - Fullan, M. & Scott, G. (2009). Turnaround leadership in higher education, San Francisco: Jossey Bass.  ISBN-13:978-04704720403.

EDLD 550 – Foundations of Educational Leadership

  • Foundations of Education Leadership Leadership: Theory and Practice Eighth Edition          ISBN-13: 978-1506362311<tel:978-1506362311>, ISBN-10: 1506362311<tel:1506362311

Dr Bill McCaw

EDLD 520 - Educational Research

  • Educational Research (online – 20 expected students) Salkind, N. J. (2017). Exploring research (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.  ISBN-13: 978-0-13-423841-8   ISBN-10:  0-13-423841-9

EDLD/T&L 620 - Qualitative Research

  • Qualitative Research (F2F/Robotic) (this is a cross-listed course with T&L) (12 expected students)  Creswell, J. W. (2018). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  ISBN: 978-1-5063-3020-4

Dr Roberta Evans

EDLD 583 - Strategic Planning for Technology

Text - TBA