Recommended Holiday Reading List

Recommended Holiday Reading List Header imageWe still have a few more days left of the winter break. May I recommend some interesting reading.  These books look at education, organizations, and technology through a disruptive lens.

Bonk, C. J. (2009). The world is open: How Web technology is revolutionizing education. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass.

Coiné, T., & Babbitt, M. (2014). A world gone social: How companies must adapt to survive. New York: AMACOM.

Jantsch, J. (2012). The referral engine: Teaching your business to market itself. New York: Portfolio Penguin.

Pontefract, D. (2013). Flat army: Creating a connected and engaged organization.

Quinn, C. N. (2014). Revolutionize learning & development: Performance and innovation strategy for the information age. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer.

Richardson, W. (2012). Why school?: How education must change when learning and information are everywhere. TED Conferences.

Schmidt, E., & Rosenberg, J. (2014). How Google Works (First edition.). New York: Business Plus.

Semple, E. (2012). Organizations don’t tweet, people do: A manager’s guide to the social web (1st ed.). Wiley.

Sheninger, E. C. (2014). Digital leadership: Changing technology for change-savvy school leaders. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Corwin.

Weller, M. (2011). The digital scholar: How technology is transforming scholarly practice. London: Bloomsbury.

These are exciting times in education. There are so many disruptive technologies and methods being introduced and used in the classroom. These books are shaping how I think about communicating, teaching, and learning. This is my list, what are you reading that you think I should be reading?

Stan Skrabut, Ed.D.

Stan is Director of Technology-Enhanced Instruction. He has over 20 years experience working as an instructional technologist and trainer. He has a master’s degree in computing technology in education and a doctorate in education specializing in instructional technology.

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