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Instructional Systems Development


Please refer to the list provided for required course texts, by semester. If your course is not listed, then the course instructor has either not provided text information or there is not a required text for your course. Order books through the UMBC Bookstore in-person at the bookstore located in The Commons or online at If you decide to drop a course and need to return your textbooks, check the bookstore at for the last date you can return books. All textbook returns require the original purchase receipt and your UMBC student ID card.

List of Textbooks for Fall 2017:

Course Name/Section Instructor Textbooks and Materials
EDUC 602 sections 04 & 05:
Instructional Systems Development I (#2103 & #8245)
Hodell, C. Required:
Hodell, C. (2015). ISD From the Ground Up, (4th ed.). ATD Press.
ISBN: 978-1562869984
EDUC 603 section 01: Instructional Systems Development II (#2104) Campos, J. None
EDUC 605 section 02: The Adult Learner (#2105) Hodell, C. Required:
Galbraith, M. (2004). Adult Learning Methods (3rd ed.). Malabar, FL: Kreiger Publishing Co.
ISBN: 978-1575242323

Knowles, M. (2015) The Adult Learner: The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, (8th ed.). Taylor.
ISBN: 978-0415739023
EDUC 647 section 01: Distance Training (#2110) Weinstein, S. Required:
Meister, J. (2010). The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today. Harper Business.
ISBN 978-0061763274

Veletsianos, G. (2010). Emerging Technologies in Distance Education (Issues in Distance Education). UBC Press.
ISBN: 978-1897425763
*There is a free PDF version available at:

Zawacki-Richter, O. (Ed.) (2014). Online Distance Education Towards a Research Agenda. University of Washington Press.
ISBN 978-1927356623
*There is a free PDF version available at:
EDUC 671 section 01 & 02: Principles of Training & Development (#2106 & 2107) Berge, Z. Required:
Biech, E. (Ed.) (2014). ASTD Handbook The Definitive Reference for Training and Development (2nd ed.).ASTD.
ISBN: 978-1562869137
EDUC 681 section 01: Survey of Instructional Technology Applications (#2108) Young, P. Required:
Software: Adobe Captivate 2017

Siegel, K. (2017). Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials Workbook. IconLogic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781944607098
EDUC 682 section 01: Instructional Technology Design and Development (#2109) Berthau, C. Required:
Software: Adobe Captivate 2017

Siegel, K. (2017). Adobe Captivate 2017: Beyond the Essentials. IconLogic, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1944607159
EDUC 683 section 01: Multi-Media Project Management (#4676) Ahmad, R. Required:
Software: Adobe Captivate

Clark, R., & Mayer, R. (2016). e-Learning and the Science of Instruction (4th ed.). Wiley
ISBN: 978-1119158660
EDUC 689 section 01: Advance Special Topics – Portfolio Development & Talent Management (#6298) Williams, G. None
EDUC 689 section 04: Advance Special Topics – Connecting ISD and Performance (#5952) Zaranis, C.. Required:
Hammond, S. (2013). The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry (3rd ed). Thin Book Publishing.
ISBN: 978-0988953802
EDUC 771 section 03: Research Designs in Education (#2209) Curran, K. Required:
Clardy, A. (1997) Studying your workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.
ISBN: 978-0803973220

Fowler, F. J. (1995). Improving survey questions: design and evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.
ISBN: 978-080394583.

Krueger, R. (2014). Focus Groups: A Practical Guide for Applied Research, (5th ed.) Sage Publications.
ISBN: 978-1483365244

Rubin, H. (2011). Qualitative Interviewing: the art of hearing data. (3rd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.
ISBN: 978-1412978378.
EDUC 792T section 01: ISD Internship-Training (#2206) Williams, G. None
EDUC 794 section 02: ISD Project Seminar (#4960) Williams, G. None

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