Fall 2012

Summer 2012


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Viewing list for this course

Infographic of the Day: Kurt Vonnegut Maps Out the Shape of Stories

Reading list for this course

Mandatory reading for this course

Ohler, J. (2007). Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning and Creativity. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Haven, K. (2007). Story Proof: The Science Behind the Startling Power of Story. Westport: Libraries Unlimited.

Highly recommended reading for this course

McKee, R. (1997). Story: Substance, Structure, Style and The Principles of Screenwriting. New York: Reagan.

Recommended for this course

Brown, J., Denning, S. (2005). Storytelling in Organizations: Why Storytelling is Transforming 21st Century Organizations and Management. Burlington: Elsevier.

Denning, S. (2001). The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge-Era Organizations. Burlington, MA: Butterworth Heinemann.

Egan, K. (1986). Teaching as Storytelling. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Simmons, A. (2001). The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through the Art of Storytelling. Cambridge, MA: Basic Books.

Parts of books recommended (i.e., includes specific sections about story)
Atkinson, C. (2007). Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft PowerPoint to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire. Bellingham: Microsoft Press. [My note: this book approaches creating PowerPoint presentations from a storytelling perspectivv.]

Heath, D., Heath, C. (2008). Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. New York: Random House: Atkinson, C. (2008).

Pink, D. (2005). A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age. New York: Riverhead.

Related and recommended

McCloud, S. (2000). Reinventing Comic Books: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form. New York: Perennial.

Eisner, W. (2001). Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative. Tamarac, Florida: Poorhouse Publications.

Eisner, W. (2001). Comics and Sequential Art. Tamarac, Florida: Poorhouse Publications.