Students will pick and read 1 or 2 of the following books in groups of 5 or 6 for fun!
I've also included several books that are quite critical of technology to balance my 'somewhat' more positive view :)
I hope these books will help stimulate lively class discussions.

Book Cover
Title and Author
Book Excerpts and/or Reviews
The App Generation by Howard Gardner & Kate Davis (2015)
Video Talk

Book Info

Book excerpt
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You're Never Weird on the Interner (almost)t by Felicia Day (2015)
Book excerpt
LA Times review August 10, 2015
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Show Your Work by Austin Kleon (2014)

Steal like an Artist by Austin Kleon (2013)

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Who Owns the Future
by Jaron Lanier (2013)
First Few Pages ...
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The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You
by Eli Pariser (2011)
Book blog
Ted Talk
The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
by Iain McGilchrist (2009)
Teaching in a Digital Age by Tony Bates (2015)
book is free online ~ can be downloaded in multiple formats ~ emphasis is on teaching and learning in higher ed.
The Sketch Note Handbook by Mike Rhode (2012)
book excerpt
Learn Like a Pirate by Paul Solarz (2015)
book excerpt
Alone Together
by Sherry Turkle (2011)
From the Introduction
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The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood
by James Gleick (2011)
From the introduction (NYT article (March 18, 2011)
You Are Not a Gadget
by Jaron Lanier
New York Times article (January 14, 2012)
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the medium is the MASSAGE
by Marshall McCluhan & Quentin Fiore
(1967, reprinted 2003)
The first few pages...
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The Influencing Machine
by Brooke Gladstone (2011)
The first few pages ...

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Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology
by Allan Collins & Richard Halverson (2009)
Chapter 1 excerpt
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A Whole New Mind
by Dan Pink (2009)
The first few pages...
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The Tipping Point
by Malcolm Gladwell (2009)
The first few pages...
What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Paul Gee (2007)
The first few pages ...
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Too Big To Know by David Weinberger
Table of Contents and excerpt