Required Texts Fall 2020 | Gratz College

Required Texts Fall 2020

Education

     JED 514 EXPERIENTIAL JEWISH EDUCATION: THEORY, MODELS, AND PRACTICE

All materials will be available on the course Moodle site.

     JED 510 FOUNDATIONS AND ORIENTATIONS IN JEWISH EDUCATION

Diane Tickton Schuster, Portraits of Jewish Learning (2019) ISBN-10: 1532659075.  Available on Amazon from $23.

All other required readings will be available on the course site.  Students will also need access to the Journal of Jewish Education. Please be sure that you have activated your Gratz College library account. Contact [email protected] if you need help with your log in.

The following are recommended texts that Dr. Schein notes may be very useful for students to access or have in their libraries for future use:

  • Visions of Jewish Education edited by Marom, Sheffler and Fox. (some chapters are included on class website). ISBN-13: 978-0521528993. Used on Amazon from $2.65.
  • The Benderly Boys and American Jewish Education by Jonathan Krasner, Brandeis University Press, (2011) ISBN-13: 978-1584659839 Kindle edition $7.99, paperback used on Amazon from $35.41.
  • The Women who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965, edited by Carol K. Ingall. Brandeis University Press, (2011). ISBN-13: 978-1584658559. Paperback, $5.90 on Amazon.
  • “And You Shall Teach Them Diligently”: A Concise History of Jewish Education in the United States, 1776-2000 by Dr. Gil Graff. (Jewish Education Series), 2013. ISBN-13: 978-0873341127. New from $14.95.

     EDU 522: EFFECTIVE LEARNING ASSESSMENT

All assigned readings will be available through Moodle

     EDD 704 NEEDS ASSESSMENT, PROGRAM DESIGN, AND EVALUATION 

Boulmetis, J. & Dutwin, P. (2011).  The ABC’s of Evaluation. 3rd Ed. Jossey-Bass, ISBN:  978-0-470-87354-0

U.S. Department of Commerce (2009). Designing Education Projects:  A Comprehensive Approach to Needs Assessment, Project Planning and Implementation, and Assessment. 2nd Edition (Available at: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED575743.pdf)

     EDD 720 LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Thelin, J. (2019). A History of American Higher Education (3rd ed). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN-13: 9781421428833

Gunsalus, C. K. (2006). The College Administrator’s Survival Guide. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ISBN 9780674023154 

    EDD 740 SCHOOL LAW AND POLICY

William C Bosher Jr., Kate R Kaminski, Richard S Vacca, The School Law Handbook: What Every Leader Needs to Know, ISBN-13: 978-0871208415 ISBN-10: 0871208415 ($28.94)

Fowler Frances C., Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership) 4th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0132678117 ISBN-10: 013267811X ($49.99) (2-downloads)

     EDD 741 SCHOOL BOARDS AND SCHOOL DISTRICT GOVERNANCE

Frederick Hess, Cage-Busting Leadership, ISBN-13: 978-1612505060 ISBN-10: 1612505066 (Amazon 32.00 new, 10.00 used)

Bradley Balch and Michael Adamson, Building School Board Superintendent Teams: A Systems Approach to Balancing Roles and Responsibilities ISBN: 1945349131 (Amazon 21.97 New. Also available through Solution Tree Press)


Holocaust and Genocide Studies

      HGS 510/710 THE HOLOCAUST AND EUROPEAN MASS MURDER  

Saul Friedländer, Nazi Germany and the Jews: Vol. 1: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939 ISBN-13: 978-0060928780 (Amazon used $2)

Saul Friedländer, Nazi Germany and the Jews, Vol. 2: The Years of Extermination, 1939-1945 ISBN-13: 978-0060930486 (Amazon used $8)

      HGS 517/717 HOLOCAUST RESISTANCE

Krall, Hanna. Shielding the Flame: An Intimate Conversation with Dr. Marek Edelman, the Last Surviving Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1986. ISBN 10: 0030060028 ISBN 13: 9780030060021 (A PDF of the book will be posted on Moodle)

      HGS 524/744 TRANSCENDING TRAUMA: THE PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF THE HOLOCAUST ON SURVIVOR FAMILIES

Transcending Trauma: Survival, Resilience, and Clinical Implications in Survivor Families, (Routledge, 2012). Available on Amazon $65 with ecopies and used copies for less available.  Also from Routledge:   https://www.routledge.com/Transcending-Trauma-Survival-Resilience-and-Cl... – $58 (although it says out of stock it can still be ordered) - ecopies also available here.

      HGS 526/746 NAZI GERMANY AND CORPORATE COLLABORATION

Bazyler, Michael J. Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America’s Courts. New York and London: New York University Press, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0814799048. ISBN-10: 0814799043 (Amazon used from $9).

 Nicosia, Francis R. and Jonathan Huener, eds. Business and Industry in Nazi Germany. New York: Berghahn Books, 2004. ISBN-13: 978-1571816542. ISBN-10: 1571816542 (Amazon used from $7).

      HGS 558/758 GENDER AND GENOCIDE IN THE 20TH CENTURY

Drakulic, S. A Novel About the Balkans ISBN 0140298444. (Amazon used from $2).

Jones, Adam, Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction ISBN 1138823848 (Amazon $43; also free here: https://www.mcvts.net/cms/lib07/NJ01911694/Centricity/Domain/155/Textboo...

Kühne, Thomas Belonging and Genocide. Hitler’s Community, 1918-1945 ISBN 0300198280 (Amazon used from $17).

Ung, L. First they Killed my Father ISBN 0060856262 (Amazon used from $2).

      HGS 565/725 A GEOGRAPHICAL APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF THE HOLOCAUST

Doris L. Bergen, War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust, Third Edition (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Third Edition, 2016); ISBN-13: 978-1442242289 or ISBN-10: 1442242280 (Amazon used $26)

      HGS 597 MASTERS’ THESIS/PROJECT SEMINAR

Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, any recent edition, available for free here: http://jcs.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/A-manual-for-writers-of-res...

Chicago Manual of Style, University of Chicago Press, any recent edition (Amazon used from $16)

      HGS 624/724 HOLOCAUST, GENOCIDE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

Michael J. Bazyler, Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World (Oxford U. Press, 2016) (winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award, Amazon used from $33)

      HGS 700 UNVEILING THE UNDERPINNINGS OF GENOCIDE

All required materials will posted on Moodle.


Jewish Studies/ Interfaith Studies

      JST 511: THE FIVE SCROLLS

There are no books that need to be purchased for this course.  All readings will be online.  Students should have access to a readable copy of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) in any English translation, whether Jewish or Christian.  There are many translations available online.

      JST 521: AMERICAN JEWS

Hasia Diner, The Jews of the United States: 1654 to 2000 (Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2004). hardcover: ISBN 0-520-22773-5.  Softcover, ISBN 0-520-24848-9.  About $5, used pbk.

Jacob Rader Marcus ed., The Jew in the American World: A Source Book  (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1996). ISBN 0-8143-2548-3.  There are a few used copies.  $35 new from the publisher.

Jonathan D. Sarna, American Judaism: A History, second edition (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019). ISBN 0300190395. ISBN-13: 9780300190397. $26 new from the publisher.  There are practically no used copies, it was first published last year,

Gary Phillip Zola and Marc Dollinger eds., American Jewish History: A Primary Source Reader (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2014). ISBN 978-1-61168-510-7.  $40 new from the publisher.  There are practically no used copies.

The other readings for JST 521 will all be available on Moodle.

      JST 615 JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY

 All required materials will posted on Moodle.

      JST 227/507 Introduction to Classical Judaism

Barry Holtz, Back to the Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts [ISBN 9780671605964 / 0671605968]. (Used copies start at under four dollars, including shipping; new copies at about ten dollars. There are many on-line booksellers; I generally recommend that students use (and I myself nearly always use) bookfinder.com (“the Google of the book world”).  But sometimes you can find a better bargain at pricegrabber.com.)

Michael Brenner, A Short History of the Jews [ISBN 9780691154978 / 069115497X]. (Used hardcover copies start at about six dollars at bookfinder.com)

       REL 621 INTERFAITH LIFECYCLE AND HOLIDAYS

Lonsdale, Akasha. Do I Kneel or Do I Bow? What You Need to Know when Attending Religious Occasions. (Kuperard, 2010). ISBN: 1857335244. $13.72 paperback. 


 Human Rights

      HRI 520 UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Mary Ann Glendon,  A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (Random House, 2002) [ISBN: 9780375760464].(The book can be purchased on Amazon or the Random House website for less than $20)  

      HRI 521 AFRICAN AMERICANS AND JEWS: ALLIANCES AND STRUGGLES

There are no required textbooks for this course. All materials will be available on the Moodle website. 


Nonprofit Managment 

     MGT 544 FUNDRAISING

Tempel E.R., Seiler, T.L. & Burlingame, D.F. (Eds.). 4th ed., 2016). Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, Fourth Edition. Hoboken, NJ. John Wiley & Sons. (Hard cover – new, $70 from Wiley); Amazon Prime: $64.55 hard cover; eTextbook, $45.59; rental, $27.99)

Weinstein, Stanley (2017) The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Fourth Edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 978-0-0470-37506-8 (Amazon Prime: Hard cover - new, $64.17; Rental hard cover – new, $29.88; eTextbook, $48.79)

*Both books can be purchased online through Amazon, Barnes and Noble and John Wiley Press. You may purchase hard cover version or e-book. You also may choose to rent the hard cover version.

      MGT 510 FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Noe, Raymond; Hollenbeck, John; Gerhart, Barry; Wright, Patrick (2019) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, Eighth Edition. McGraw Hill Education. ISBN-13: 978-1260079173 Rental of Hardcover available for $26 through Amazon.  E-book versions also available.

Required Course-pack: The required course-pack can be accessed on Harvard Business Review’s website. Participants must register for the Harvard Business Review and use this link to access readings https://hbsp.harvard.edu/import/740913

Participants must purchase the course pack through the Harvard Business Review website. Note: The Harvard Business Review allows students to view up to eight articles and case studies for free on a one-time basis. You may take advantage of this opportunity but remember that you cannot refer back to these free articles or print them out (you would also need to purchase the additional four readings if you opt to view the free versions). Estimated cost: $72

       MGT 575 PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Harvard Business Essentials, Managing Projects Large and Small: The Fundamental Skills for Delivering on Budget and on Time, Harvard Business School Press, 2004, ISBN 978-1-59139-321-4, available from Amazon.com and HBS Press $58 new paperback, also available by e-book on Kindle on Amazon for $15.

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