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OPWL 506 Survey Design and Data Analysis

textbook
Chyung, S. Y. (2019). Survey design and data analysis. Unpublished manuscript, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. (will be provided in class as a free download)

OPWL 507 Interviews and Data Analysis

textbook
AuthorRubin, Herbert J., Rubin, Irene S.
TitleQualitative Interviewing
Edition3rd
Year2011
PublisherSage
ISBN-101412978378
ISBN-139781412978378

OPWL 508 Data Visualization

textbook
AuthorEvergreen, S.
TitleEffective data visualization: The right chart for the right data
Edition2nd
Year2020
PublisherSage
ISBN-101544350880
ISBN-139781544350882

OPWL 523 Rapid E-Learning Development

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Software & HardwareCaptivate 2019
(Previous versions of Captivate can be used as well, if already purchased)

A 30 day trial version can be used. See Adobe.com/products/captivate. Students should wait until they receive directions and the schedule for using Adobe Captivate in class before they download or install the trial version.

Student Edition $399 (Requires verification of academic eligibility)

Adobe also offers a one-year subscription option – see http://www.adobe.com/products/captivate/buying-guide.html

Student’s computer must meet the system requirements to run the software – see Tech Specs
Articulate Storyline 3 or 360
(Previous versions of Articulate can be used as well, if already purchased)

A 30 day trial version can be used. See Articulate.com. Students should wait until they receive directions and the schedule for using Articulate Storyline in class before they download or install the trial version.

Academic discount for a full version of the software is 50% off the regular price

Student’s computer must meet the system requirements to run the software – see Tech Specs for Storyline 3 or Tech Specs for Storyline 360
PowerPoint 2010 or later
Student computer should also have audio recording capability.

OPWL 525 E-Learning Content Design and Learning Management Systems

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AuthorSteve Foreman
TitleThe LMS Guidebook: Learning Management Systems Demystified
Copyright2018
PublisherATD
ISBN978-1607283096
Software and HardwareThis course exposes students to several industry-standard e-learning production tools. Due to the trial period lengths, students should not download and install trial software until notified to do so be their instructor. Prior to taking this course, students must ensure their computers meet the minimum system requirements listed on the software websites below.

Articulate Storyline 3 or 360
(Previous versions of Articulate can be used as well, if already purchased)
A 30 day trial version can be used. See Articulate.com.

Academic discount for a full version of the software is 50% off the regular price

Student’s computer must meet the system requirements to run the software – see Tech Specs for Storyline 3 or Tech Specs for Storyline 360

PowerPoint 2010 or later

Student computer should also have audio recording capability.
Student needs the ability to take a digital image, preferably with a phone.

OPWL 529 Needs Assessment

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AuthorWatkins, R., West Meiers, M., & Visser, Y.
TitleA Guide to assessing needs: Essential tools for collecting information, Making decisions and achieving development results.
Year2012
Retrieved from
http://www.needsassessment.org
(the entire book is downloadable at no cost from this URL)
AuthorStefaniak, J. E.
TitleNeeds assessment for learning and performance: Theory, process, and practice. Routledge.
Year2021
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN978-0367253868
Retrieved from http://catalog.boisestate.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1309620
(it’s freely available in the Boise State University Albertson’s Library)

OPWL 530 Evaluation

textbook
AuthorChyung
TitleTen-Step Evaluation for Training and Performance Improvement
Year2019
PublisherSage
ISBN-139781544323961
Note: The ebook versions do not present the content in the same format used in the paperback version.

OPWL 531 Quantitative Research in Organizations

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AuthorMorgan, Leech, Gloeckner, Barrett
TitleIBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics
Year2013
Edition5th
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN978-1-84872-982-7
Software and HardwareThroughout the course, students will use IBM SPSS Statistics Base GradPack 24.
Students can purchase a 6-month rental of SPSS ($39.99 + $4.99 Download Fee).
Purchase IBM SPSS Statistics – Select Windows or Mac

Or, students can use a free copy of SPSS through the virtual lab provided by the College of Engineering. Directions will be provided in class. Note: When students use a slow or unreliable Internet connection from their location, they will experience connectivity issues (e.g., slow operation, sudden loss of unsaved work). It is recommended that they purchase a 6-month rental of SPSS.

OPWL 535 Principles of Adult Learning

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AuthorMerriam, S. B. & Baumgartner, L.M.
TitleLearning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide
Year2020
Edition4th
PublisherJossey-Bass
ISBN978-1119490487

OPWL 536 Foundations of Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning

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AuthorRothwell, Hohne, & King
TitleHuman Performance Improvement: Building Practitioner Performance
Year2018
Edition3rd
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN-101138237604
ISBN-13978-1138237605
OPWL536 textbook
The digital version of Human Performance Improvement may be downloaded for free through the Boise State library

OPWL 537 Instructional Design

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AuthorRothwell, W., Benscoter, B., King, M., & King, S. B.
TitleMastering the instructional design process: A systematic approach
Edition5th
Year2016
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
ISBN978-1118947135
The digital version of Mastering the instructional design process may be downloaded for free through the Boise State library
AuthorJoe Willmore
TitleJob Aids Basics
Edition2nd
Year2018
PublisherAssociation for Talent Development
ISBN-101562866362
ISBN-13978-1562866365
This book may be available through the Boise State library
http://catalog.boisestate.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1309620

OPWL 547 Advanced Instructional Design for the Workplace

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AuthorMcElroy, K.
TitlePrototyping for designers
Edition2017
Year1st
PublisherO’Reilly Media
ISBN978-1491954089
AuthorKalbach, J.
TitleMapping experiences: a complete guide to creating value through journeys, blueprints, and diagrams
Edition1st
Year2016
PublisherO’Reilly Media
ISBN978-1491923535
AuthorWalter, A
TitleDesigning for Emotion
Year2011
ISBN978-1937557003

OPWL 550 Blended Learning for Performance Improvement

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AuthorHofmann, J. & Miner, N.
TitleTailored Learning: Designing the Blend That Fits
Edition1st
Year2009
PublisherASTD Press
ISBN156286551X

OPWL 551 Storyboarding and Scenario-Based E-Learning

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AuthorRuth C. Clark and Richard E. Mayer
TitleScenario-Based E-Learning: Evidence-based guidelines for online workforce learning.
Edition1st
PublisherPfeiffer
ISBN9781118127254
The ebook version is freely available in the Boise State University Alterbson’s Library here: http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/boisestate/detail.action?docID=1097790

OPWL 560 Workplace Performance Improvement

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AuthorWatkins, R. & Leigh, D.
TitleHandbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace. Vol 2 – Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions
Edition1st
Year2010
PublisherPfeiffer
ISBN9780470190692
Albertsons Library provides unlimited access to read the digital version of Handbook for Improving Performance in the Workplace online, and permits the ebook to be downloaded for up to three days at a time. When the three day download expires, the ebook can be read online, or downloaded again.
AuthorAddison, R., Haig, C. & Kearny, L.
TitlePerformance architecture: The art and science of improving organizations
Edition1st
Year2009
PublisherPfeiffer
ISBN9780470195680
Albertsons Library provides unlimited access to read the digital version of Performance architecture online, and permits the ebook to be downloaded for up to three days at a time. When the three day download expires, the ebook can be read online, or downloaded again.
AuthorPershing, James
TitleHandbook of Human Performance Technology: Principles, Practices, Potential
Edition3rd
Year2006
PublisherPfeiffer
ISBN9780787965303
Albertsons Library provides unlimited access to read the digital version of Handbook of Human Performance Technology online, and permits the ebook to be downloaded for up to three days at a time. When the three day download expires, the ebook can be read online, or downloaded again.

OPWL 577 Change Management

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AuthorRogers, Everett
TitleDiffusion of Innovations
Edition5th
Year2003
PublisherFree Press, Simon & Schuster
ISBN0-7432-2209-1
AuthorKotter, John & Cohen, Dan
TitleThe Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organization
Year2002
PublisherHarvard Business Review Press
ISBN1-57851-254-9
AuthorDormant, Diane
TitleThe Chocolate Model of Change
Edition1st
Year2011
PublisherLulu – order direct from Lulu
ISBN978-1-257-86755-4

OPWL 578 Performance Impact Beyond the Organization

textbook
AuthorDoppelt, Bob
TitleLeading Change Toward Sustainability: A Change-Management
Guide for Business, Government and Civil Society
EditionUpdated 2nd Edition
Year2010
PublisherGreenleaf
ISBN978-1-90609-336-5
AuthorHitchcock, D., & Willard, M.
TitleThe Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning: How to Create and Implement Sustainability Plans in Any Business or Organization
Year2008
PublisherEarthscan
ISBN978-1844076161
AuthorMcDonough, W. and Braungart, M.
TitleThe Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability–Designing for Abundance
Edition1st
Year2013
PublisherNorth Point Press
ISBN978-0865477483
Electronic (Kindle) editions are fine and should be available for substantially less than the hard copy versions.

OPWL 585 Selected Topics – Thinking in Systems

textbook
AuthorAnderson
TitleSystems Thinking Basics
ISBN9781883823122
AuthorMeadows
TitleThinking in Systems
ISBN9781603580557

OPWL 586 Selected Topics – Professional Ethics

No textbook required.

OPWL 587 Selected Topics – Evidence-Based Practice

No textbook required.

OPWL 588 Selected Topics: Library Skills for Research

No textbook required.

OPWL 589 Selected Topics: Virtual Teams

textbook
AuthorYael Zofi
TitleA manager’s guide to virtual teams
Edition1st
Year2012
PublisherAMACOM
ISBN-100814438326
ISBN-13978-0814438329

OPWL 600 Assessment

No textbook required.
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