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Staff Suggested Reading List

Reading by topic

Educational Theory

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed - Paulo Freire - 1970
  • Culture and Power in the Classroom - Antonia Darder - 1991
  • Made in America:  Immigrant Students in Our Public Schools - Laurie Olsen - 1997
  • Ain't No Making It:  Aspirations & Attainment In a Low Income Neighborhood - Jay Macleod - 1995
  • Democracy and Education - John Dewey - 1916
  • The Hidden Curriculum in Higher Education - Eric Margolis, Editor - 2001

Democracy/Citizenship/Ethics

  • Common Sense - Thomas Paine - 1776
  • The Constitution of the United States with the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation
  • Educating Citizens - Colby, Ehrlich, Beaumont, Stephens - 2003
  • Our Endangered Values - Jimmy Carter - 2005
  • Forms of Ethical and Intellectual Development in the College Years - William Perry - 1970
  • Higher Ground:  Ethics and Leadership in the Modern University - Nannerl O. Keohane - 2006

Social Justice/Diversity/Economics

  • We Make the Road By Walking:  Conversations on Education and Social Change - Myles Horton and Paulo Freire - 1990
  • Readings For Diversity and Social Justice - Edited by Adams, Blumenfeld, Castaneda, Hackman, Peters, Zuniga - 2000
  • A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn - 2003
  • "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria?":  And Other Conversations About Race - Beverly Daniel Tatum - 1997
  • Affluenza:  The All Consuming Epidemic - De Graff, Wann, Naylor - 2001
  • The Theory of the Leisure Class:  An Economic Study of Institutions - Thorstein Veblen - 1899

Publications/Graphic Design

  • Student Publications:  Legalities, Governance, and Operation - Louis Edward Ingelhart -1993
  • The Associated Press:  Stylebook ad Libel Manual -Edited by Norm Goldstein - 1998
  • Responsible and Ethical Decision Making:  Advertising and Editorial Content - Harvey Leonard Gotliffe -2000
  • Governing:  College Student Publications - J. William Click - 1980
  • Law of the Student Press - Student Press Law Center -1994
  • Graphic Design Basics - Amy E. Arntson - 1988

Advising

  • Advising Student Groups and Organizations - Norbert W. Dunkel,  John H. Schuh -1998
  • Good to Great - Jim Collins - 2001
  • Students Helping Students:  A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses - Steven C. Ender, Fred B. Newton -2000
  • The 8th Habit:  From Effectiveness to Greatness - Steven . R. Covey - 2004
  • When Hope and Fear Collide - Arthur Levine, Jeanette S. Cureton -1998
  • 201 Icebreakers:  Group Mixers, Warm-Ups, Energizers, and Playful Activities - Edie West -1997
  • How College Affects Students - Ernest T. Pascarella, Patrick T. Terenzini - 1991
  • The Law of Higher Education - William A. Kaplin, Barbara A. Lee - 1995
  • Generation Me - Jean Twenge - 2006
  • The First Amendment on Campus: A Handbook for College and University Administrators - Edited by Lee E. Bird, Mary Beth Mackin & Saundra K. Schuster - 2006

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