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SEL 620: SEL Frameworks


Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning: Research and Practice

Durlak, J. A., Domitrovich, C. E. Weissberg, R. P., & Gullotta, T. P. (Eds.). (2015). Handbook of social and emotional learning: Research and practice. The Guilford Press. ISBN for eBook: 9781462520176 

The Action Research Guidebook: A Process for Pursuing Equity in Education

Sagor, R. D., & Williams, C. (2017). The action research guidebook: A process for pursuing equity in education. Corwin. eText ISBN: 9781506380612



From the Durlak textbook, you will self-select from Chapters 9-18 during the course.

  • By Week 3, select two chapters for the ARC.
  • By Week 4, select an additional two chapters for the ARC.

Chapters to Self-Select from:

  • Chapter 9: SEL Programs for Preschool Children, Karen L. Bierman and Mojdeh Motamedi
  • Chapter 10: SEL in Elementary School Settings: Identifying Mechanisms That Matter, Sara E. Rimm-Kaufman and Chris S. Hulleman
  • Chapter 11: A Review of Classroom-Based SEL Programs at the Middle School Level, Robert J. Jagers, Alexis Harris, and Alexandra Skoog
  • Chapter 12: SEL Programs in High School, Ariel A. Williamson, Kathryn L. Modecki, and Nancy G. Guerra 
  • Chapter 13: SEL in Higher Education, Colleen S. Conley
  • Chapter 14: SEL for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities, Andrew L. Wiley and Gary N. Siperstein
  • Chapter 15: SEL and Student–Teacher Relationships, Amanda P. Williford and Catherine Sanger Wolcot
  • Chapter 16: The Role of School–Family Partnership Programs for Promoting Student SEL , S. Andrew Garbacz, Michelle S. Swanger-Gagné, and Susan M. Sheridan
  • Chapter 17: After-School Programming and SEL, Thomas P. Gullotta
  • Chapter 18: SEL Programs for Juvenile Justice Settings and Populations, Patrick H. Tolan, Emily Nichols, and Nicole DuVal

From the Sagor textbook:

  • Chapter 7