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Important Educational Technology Books
Which books by which thinkers are most likely to provide a glimpse of the future and cause us to examine the rush toward a technological future with a thoughtful, discerning eye? Here are a few I find especially provocative.
Note: This list was discontinued in 2000 and supplanted by a series of book reviews that can be found at http://fno.org/bookreviews.html
- The Social Life of Information by Brown & Duguid
ISBN 0-87584-762-5 Harvard Business School Press
- The Gutenberg Elegies by Sven Birkerts
ISBN 0-449-91009-1 Fawcett Columbine, NY, 1994
- Tolstoy's Dictaphone edited by Sven Birkerts
ISBN 1-55597-248-9 St. Paul, 1996
- The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
ISBN 0140260404 A Viking hardcover book, NY, 1996
- Neuromancer by William Gibson
ISBN: 0441569595 Ace Books, May, 1995
- Being Digital by Nicholas Negroponte, Penn Jillette
ISBN: 0679762906 Vintage Books
- Data Smog : Surviving the Information Glut by David Shenk
ISBN: 0060187018 Harpercollins,1997
- Silicon Snake Oil by Clifford Stoll
ISBN 0-385-41994-5 Anchor Books, NY, 1995
- Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 0553562614 Bantam, 1992
- Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte
ISBN: 0961392118 Graphics Press, 1990
- The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
ISBN: 096139210X Graphics Press, 1992
- Creating Killer Web Sites : The Art of Third-Generation Site Design by David Siegel
ISBN: 1568304331 Hayden Books, 1997 (Second Edition)
- Secrets of Successful Web Sites by David Siegel
ISBN: 1568303823 Hayden Books, 1997
- Web Style Guide
ISBN: 0300076754 Yale University Press, 1999
Printed Books by Jamie McKenzie
How Teachers Learn Technology Best
A book devoted to successful professional development strategies specifically aimed at educational technologies and how they can be used to support stronger reading, writing and thinking. Learn more.
Beyond Technology: Questioning, Research and the Information Literate School
McKenzie argues that the development of strong research and questioning skills is the central purpose for networking schools. In this book he provides a model for the creation of information literate school communities. Learn more.
This book is all about integrating new technologies into the regular curriculum and the regular classroom. Chapters focus in on how to blend technology into social studies, math/science, English/language arts, as well as the arts.
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