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This list of resources was initiated at the 2018 DIGI URI Summer Institute. The list is collaborative and contains all kinds of media recommended by our community of digital literacy educators. Please add resources and join us for discussion in the DIGI Media Club!
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VOTETitleAuthor (Last name, First name)General topicWho to thank for the recommendationWhy we should read itWHERE IT IS AVAILABLE
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A Working Theory of LoveHutchins, ScottFictionJason Shrontz
Novel about modern Turing Test and defining love in new media ecology.
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Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside our Heads
Wu, Tim
methods and history of re-sale of human attention
Mary Moen
We need to understand how the advertising industry is capturing and using our attention for profit.
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Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media CollideJenkins, Henrymedia studies
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xxCreate to LearnHobbs, Reneedigital literacy
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xxCulture of Connectivityvan Dijck, Josè
Critical History of Social Media
Jason Shrontz
A critical history of social media that examines the ecosystems of connective media in order to examine how sociality has been impacted. Emphasis on language of social media--sharing, connecting, liking--as well as spreading of ideologies.
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Descartes ErrorDimasio, Antonio
There no rational without the emotional
Brien Jennings
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Digitize This BookHall, Gary
Open Access; digital humanities
Jason Shrontz
From linked book description: "a radical call for democratizing access to knowledge and transforming the structures of academic and institutional authority and legitimacy.
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Pinker, Steven
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Ethics for a Digital AgeVanacker, Bastiaan & Heider, Don
Ethical considerations: "shifting professional norms, moderating offensive content, privacy"
Samantha Stanley
These are three of the most pressing ethical issues in today's digital landscape and it can be difficult to talk about them with students
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Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder
Weinberger, David
epistemology of digital media
Renee Hobbs
Understanding taxonomy, folksonomy and how information becomes findable
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FeedAnderson, M.T.young adult litRenee Hobbs
Dystopian novel encourages reflection on media influence on identity & relationships
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How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis
Hayles, Katherine
Digital Media and Cognition
Jason ShrontzExamines how our digital media reshape our cognitive processes.
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XxInformation Doesn't Want to be Free (2015)Doctorow, Cory
creative industries in the digital age
Ralph Beliveau
corporate or indy? can DIY still work? can corps not alienate audience?
https://archive.org/details/InformationDoesntWantToBeFree
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Alter, Adam
Humans & habit-forming products
PamScience behind "addictive" tech
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Kids in the Middle: How Children of Immigrants Negotiate Community Interactions for Their Families
Katz, Vikki
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xLead with CultureBilly, JayCreating a school culture that promotes learning and positivity.Mary WallaceIt shares stories and practical ideas from a leader in the field. It's a lead by example text that speaks to "encouraging the heart."
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Love Star: A NovelMagnason, Andri Snaer FictionJason Shrontz
Icelandic novel that considers microtechnologies that could be used to establish power and entrap users a la Brave New World in 2010s.
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A NovelSloan, Robin FictionJason ShrontzNovel that imagines coupling of books and new media.
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xxNet Smart: How to Thrive OnlineRheingold, Howarddigital literacyRenee HobbsExplore strategies for teaching critical thinking about social media
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xxxxxNo Sense of PlaceMeyrowitz, JoshuaMcLuhan plus GoffmanGina Marcello
Great approach to considering the relationship between mass and social media
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xOriginals: How Non-Conformists Move the WorldGrant, AdamCreativityYonty FriesemWhat are the factors to allow creativity
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs
Shenk, Joshua WolfRenee Hobbs
Helping develop understanding of how collaboration works as a creative stimulus
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XxxxProgram or Be ProgrammedRushkoff, Douglasmedia literacyRenee Hobbs
Selected for Oct 1 discussion
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xxxxReclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital AgeTurkle, Sherry
Digital Detox (Communication)
Yonty Friesem
Media ecology in the age of social and mobile media - taking control of the tech
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The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads
Wu, Timmedia economicsRenee Hobbs
Historical overview of the development of media systems with focus on advertising
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The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Palmer, Parker J.teaching and learningYonty Friesem
Reflect on the timeless personal and ethical dimensions of teaching and learning
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The Culture CodeCoyle, Daniel
forming successful group culture
Brien Jennings
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The Secret of Our SuccessHenrich, Josephculture drives everythingBrien Jennings
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xxxxxThinking Fast and SlowKahneman, Danielcognitive psychologyBrien Jennings
System 1 and System 2 thinking provides insight on teaching critical thinking]
https://www.theinvestorspodcast.com/episodes/ep53-thinking-fast-and-slow/

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Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity
Rushkoff, Douglasmedia economicsYonty FriesemSilicon Valley economic model reveals the failures of captalism
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xToo Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the RoomWeinberger, David
Epistemology of digital media
Renee HobbsNetworked knowledge brings us closer to truth
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Transgression 2.0: Media, Culture, and the Politics of a Digital Age
Gournelos, Ted & Gunkel, David J. (eds.)Essays on Web 2.0Jason Shrontz
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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy Hardcover
Cathy O'Neil
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (2018)
Robin DiAngeloRacial tensionRalph Beliveau
It is more about race and less about media directly, but an amazing book, if people are interested in the topic.But it could tease out lots of interesting strategies for discussing race in classrooms, and avoiding many of the pitfalls.
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Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century
Singer, P.W.
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You Are Not a GadgetLanier, Jaron
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Remix : making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy /
Lawrence LessigProfessor Lawrence Lessig, from Harvard University, is the founder of Creative Commons and a pioneer in reflecting on the idea of 'property' in the domain of the digital. MichaelIt was written in 2008 and he comes back to it in a 2019 talk at JCU/Rome
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