TLT Group Summer Reading

We've provided this list of books and articles to you with the following hopes

  • You'll find something(s) to read which are interesting and useful to you.
  • You'll find the eclectic nature of the selections intriguing.
  • You'll join us next year (2011-2012) as we discuss a number of them in our online book groups.
  • You'll recommend other books and articles for Reading 2012.
  • Three categories below 
        Written By TLT Group Members          
        Picked by TLT Group Staff and Friends      
        "How To
     Books" Picked by TLT Group Staff and Friends

We've linked these selections so you can purchase through Amazon.  If you buy the books there, we'll get a small % of the sale price.  Every little bit helps!

Sally is indulging herself by creating a page with a listing of books written by her former students.  Quite satisfying for an old English teacher!

Picked by Staff

Information Systems and Organizational Change“Information Systems and Organizational Change,” Peter G. W. Keen, May 1980, Communications of the ACM, January 1981, Vol 24, No. 1, pp. 24-33 pp. 27-28, 30-31
PDF for downloading
Article Converted to Published Google Doc


Understanding Moore's Law Edited by David C Brock


The Dragonfly Effect - Quick, Effective and Powerful Ways to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change by Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith


Pecha Kucha Night by Various


Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad Yunus


Diffusion of Innovations by Everett Rogers


Logicomix, An Epic Search for Truth  by Apostolis Doxiadis


A New Culture of Learning - Cultivating the Imagination 
for a World of Constant Change
 by Douglas Brown and John Seely Brown


The Having of Wonderful Ideas by Eleanor Duckworth


Presentation Zen, Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery  
by Garr Reynolds

The Heart of Higher Education: A Call for Renewal by Parker Palmer


The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map by Ursula Franklin


The New Digital Shoreline: How Web 2.0 and Millenials are Revolutionizing Higher Education by Roger McHaney


The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can 
Set Big Things in Motion
by John Seeley Brown

Written By TLT Group Members

Susan Ambrose, Michael W Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C Lovett, Marie K Norman0470484101How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
Corry, M. & Watkins, R. (2007)"A Student's Guide to E-learning Success"In Brandon, W. (Ed.) The eLearning Guild's Handbook on e-Learning Strategy.
Watkins, R. (2008)Manuscript 
"E-learning Success: Creating positive experiences for online students". In Boetcher, J. (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Distance Education. Volume II (2nd Ed.). Hershey, PA.: Idea Group Reference.
Beth Dailey“Creating Significant Deep Learning Experiences.” This monograph is available for purchase at the League site for $20.00
Norman CoombsMaking Online Teaching Accessible: Inclusive Course Design for Students with Disabilities
Derek BruffB002UHTTYOTeaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments
Deborah Dessaso1425752470What Do You Do When Your Name Means Nothing?
Catherine Wehlberg0470261358Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment: A Deeper Focus on Student Learning
Bonnel, W. & Smith, K. (2010)B004LVP7V6Teaching technologies in nursing and the health professions
Edward HallowellB000ME71GKCrazy Busy
Edward Hallowell0743406214Connect: 12 Vital Ties That Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, and Deepen Your Soul
Barbara Millis157922329XCooperative Learning in Higher Education: Across the disciplines, across the academy
O’Brien, J.G., Millis, B.J., and Cohen, M.WB0015DROU0The Course Syllabus: A learning-centered approach
Darren CambridgeB00472OBQQePortfolios for Lifelong Learning and Assessment
Peter Felten1579224202Engaging Student Voices in the Study of Teaching and Learning includes two chapters by Felten
Robert J Nash, DeMethra LaSha Bradley, Arthur W Chickering0787994367How to talk about HOT topics on campus: From Polarization to Moral Conversation
Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E Austin, Pamela L Eddy, Andrea L Beach1882982878Creating the Future of Faculty Development: Learning from the Past, Understanding the Present

How To Books Picked by Staff and TLT Group friends


Inspired College Teaching: A Career-Long Resource for Professional Maryellen Weimer

0470343338 Using Wikis for Online Collaboration: The Power of the Read-Write Web  by James A. West, Margaret L. West
B002XXGIL2Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, 
Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing
by Curtis J. Bonk, Ke Zhang
0470564903Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to 
"Be There" for Distance Learners 
by Rosemary M. Lehman, Simone C. O. Conceição
Effective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student SuccessEffective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student Success, Training Manual  by Tina Stavredes
B002SKZBMW Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty    by Elizabeth Barkley
0470423536 The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical 
Pedagogical Tips
 by Judith V. Boettcher, Rita-Marie Conrad
B004NNV0HWThe Technology Toolbelt for Teaching  by Susan Manning, Kevin Johnson