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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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VOTEHERETitleAuthor (Last name, First name)General topicWho to thank for the recommendationWhy we should read itWHERE IT IS AVAILABLE
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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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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 Hobbs
Networked knowledge brings us closer to truth
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Pinker, Steven
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A NovelSloan, Robin Fiction
Jason Shrontz
Novel that imagines coupling of books and new media.
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Love Star: A NovelMagnason, Andri Snaer Fiction
Jason 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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FeedAnderson, M.T.young adult lit
Renee Hobbs
Dystopian novel encourages reflection on media influence on identity & relationships
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xxxxxThinking Fast and SlowKahneman, Danielcognitive psychology
Brien 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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A Working Theory of LoveHutchins, ScottFiction
Jason Shrontz
Novel about modern Turing Test and defining love in new media ecology.
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The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads
Wu, Timmedia economics
Renee Hobbs
Historical overview of the development of media systems with focus on advertising
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Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century
Singer, P.W.
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xxNet Smart: How to Thrive OnlineRheingold, Howarddigital literacy
Renee Hobbs
Explore strategies for teaching critical thinking about social media
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Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media CollideJenkins, Henrymedia studies
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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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Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity
Rushkoff, Douglasmedia economics
Yonty Friesem
Silicon Valley economic model reveals the failures of captalism
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XxxxProgram or Be ProgrammedRushkoff, Douglasmedia literacy
Renee Hobbs
Selected for Oct 1 discussion
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The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Palmer, Parker J.teaching and learning
Yonty Friesem
Reflect on the timeless personal and ethical dimensions of teaching and learning
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You Are Not a GadgetLanier, Jaron
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How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis
Hayles, Katherine
Digital Media and Cognition
Jason Shrontz
Examines how our digital media reshape our cognitive processes.
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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 2.0
Jason Shrontz
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xOriginals: How Non-Conformists Move the WorldGrant, AdamCreativity
Yonty Friesem
What are the factors to allow creativity
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Kids in the Middle: How Children of Immigrants Negotiate Community Interactions for Their Families
Katz, Vikki
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs
Shenk, Joshua Wolf
Renee Hobbs
Helping develop understanding of how collaboration works as a creative stimulus
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xLead with CultureBilly, JayCreating a school culture that promotes learning and positivity.
Mary Wallace
It 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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xxCreate to LearnHobbs, Reneedigital literacy
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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 everything
Brien Jennings
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Descartes ErrorDimasio, Antonio
There no rational without the emotional
Brien Jennings
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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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xxxxxNo Sense of PlaceMeyrowitz, JoshuaMcLuhan plus Goffman
Gina Marcello
Great approach to considering the relationship between mass and social media
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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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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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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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https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/facebook-dilemma/Frontline - WGBH Jane ReganLong but pretty up-to-date
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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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