Book List from Early #lrnchat Aug 26 2010

Special thanks to Jenna Papakalos (@jpapakalos) for volunteering to do this. Wrangling the  #lrnchat transcript is no easy feat!

Reading lists for instructional designers:

The Nurnberg Funnel: Designing Minimalist Instruction for Practical Computer Skill (Technical Communication, Multimedia, and Information Systems) by John M. Carroll

Cognitive Apprenticeship by Allan Collins, John Brown and Susan Newman

Training Complex Cognitive Skills: A Four-Component Instructional Design Model for Technical Training by Jeroen J.G. Van Merrienboer

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Daniel H. Pink

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine by Donald A. Norman

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Performance by Marc J. Rosenberg

e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning by Ruth C. Clark and Richard E. Mayer

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance (Essential Knowledge Resource) by Jay Cross

Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games (Pfeiffer Essential Resources for Training and HR Professionals) by Clark N. Quinn

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home by Dan Ariely

Psychology of Learning for Instruction (3rd Edition) by Marcy P. Driscoll

Improving Performance: How to Manage the White Space in the Organization Chart (Jossey Bass Business and Management Series) by Geary A. Rummler

Telling Ain’t Training by Harold Stolovitch

Developing Technical Training: A Structured Approach for Developing Classroom and Computer-based Instructional Materials by Ruth C. Clark

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life, 10th Anniversary Edition by Parker J. Palmer

How to Survive in Your Native Land (Innovators in Education) by James Herndon

Any books referencing Joe Harless

First Principles of Instruction by MD Merrill

Coaching (Instant Manager) by Matt Somers

Lessons in Learning, e-Learning, and Training: Perspectives and Guidance for the Enlightened Trainer by Roger C. Schank

The Future of Management by Gary Hamel

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths And Total Nonsense: Profiting From Evidence-Based Management by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton

Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Bullfighter’s Guide by Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway, and Jon Warshawsky

Learning as a Way of Being – Strategies for Survival in a World of Permanent Whitewater”, by Peter Vaill

Social Learning Theory by Albert Bandura

Staffing for Results: A Guide to Working Smarter by Diane Mayo and Jeanne Goodrich

Job Aids and Performance Support: Moving From Knowledge in the Classroom to Knowledge Everywhere (Essential Knowledge Resource) by Allison Rossett and Lisa Schafer

Anything by Peter Drucker

  • The Practice of Management
  • The Five Most Important questions

Figuring Things Out: A Trainer’s Guide To Needs And Task Analysis by R. Zemke and T. Kramlinger

Who Ate My Cheese? by John Nichols (note: not Who Moved My Cheese?)

Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn: A Comprehensive Guide for Teaching All Adults (Wiley Desktop Editions) by Raymond J. Wlodkowski

The Cluetrain Manifesto: 10th Anniversary Edition by Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger

A Theory of Fun for Game Design by Raph Koster

Deschooling Society (Open Forum) by Ivan Illich

Personal Styles & Effective Performance by David W. Merrill and Roger H Reid

Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition by Steve Krug

Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges by Andrew McAfee

The Underground History of American Education: A School Teacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

The Magic of Thinking Big (Paperback) by David Schwartz

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World by Kevin Kelly

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Theodor Geisel – Dr. Seuss

The Oral Tradition Today: An Introduction to the Art of Storytelling by Liz Warren

Jay Cross’ recommendations:

Winning with Software: An Executive Strategy by Watts S. Humphrey

On Writing by Stephen King

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande

Janet Clarey:  books about learning >>Results of a survey of 77 people

Complexity and Group Processes: A Radically Social Understanding of Individuals by Ralph D. Stacey

The Future of Work: How the New Order of Business Will Shape Your Organization, Your Management Style and Your Life by Thomas W. Malone

Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder by David Weinberger

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Don’t Shoot the Dog!: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor

Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace by Gordon MacKenzie

The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You’re Not by John Vorhaus

The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google by Nicholas Carr

Bartlett’s Book of Anecdotes by Clifton Fadiman and Andre Bernard

The Elements of Style: 50th Anniversary Edition by William Strunk and E. B. White

Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends) by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

Anything by Seth Godin

Punished By Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes by Alfie Kohn

Reflections on a Life by Norbert Elias

Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition (Purple Crayon Books) by Crockett Johnson

The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra Book) by Neal Stephenson

The Hundredth Monkey by Ken Keyes

Uncommon Carriers by John McPhee

The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media by Tony Bingham, Marcia Conner, and Daniel H. Pink

Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning by Jane Bozarth

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin E. P. Seligman

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (P.S.) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life by Martin E. P. Seligman

The Social Life of Information by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

The Star’s Tennis Balls by Stephen Fry

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