Book List for Nurse Educators

As we write this blog we will endeavour to keep a reading list of books we have found interesting. Take a look at some inspiring reading lists from Bill Gates and Goodreads.

Books: in no particular order

Knowles, M. S., Holton III, E. F., & Swanson, R. A. (2014). The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development. Routledge.

Bowden, J., & Marton, F. (2004). The University of Learning. Psychology Press. [sample here]

Hendry, R. (2010). Building and Restoring Respectful Relationships in Schools: A guide to using restorative practice. Routledge, [sample here]

Taleb, N. N. (2007). The Black Swan: The impact of the highly improbable. Random House.

Senge, P. M. (1990). The fifth discipline. The Art & Practice of Learning Organization. Doupleday Currence, New York. [sample here]

McCormack, B., Manley, K, & Garbett, R. (2008). Practice Development in Nursing. [sample here]

Price, D. (2013). OPEN: How we’ll work, live and learning the future. Crux Publishing Ltd. [sample here]

Biggs, J., & Tang, Catherine. (2011). Teaching For Quality Learning At University (4th ed.). Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education. [sample here]

Covey, S. (1989). The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People. Fireside/Simon & Schuster. [sample here]

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of Practice: Learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge university press. [sample here]

Drucker, P. (2007) The Practice of Management. revised edn, Butterworth-Heinemann.

Quinn, F. M. (2000). The Principles and Practice of Nurse Education. Nelson Thornes.

Crawford, M. B. (2009). Shop Class as Soulcraft: An inquiry into the value of work. Penguin. [sample here]

Brown, P. C., Roediger, H. L., & McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Make It Stick. Harvard University Press. [Goodreads blurb]

Oakley, B. (2014) A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel in Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra). Penguin. [Goodreads blurb]

von Glasersfeld, E. (2013). Radical Constructivism. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis.

Mesko, B. (2014). The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology and the human touch. Webicina kft. [link to free chapter]

Rungapadiachy, D. M. (1999) Interpersonal communication and psychology for health care professionals. Theory and practice. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

De Botton, A. (2010). The pleasures and sorrows of work. Emblem Editions. [Goodreads blurb]

Killen, R. (2006). Effective teaching strategies: Lessons from research and practice. Cengage Learning Australia.

Foucault, M. (1998). The History of Sexuality: The Will to Knowledge. London, Penguin. [Goodreads blurb]

Illich, I. (1971). Deschooling Society. New York, 56.

Bastable, S. (2014). Nurse as educator: Principles of teaching and learning for nursing practice (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. [link to 2nd edition]

Freire, P. (2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Goleman, D. (2006). Emotional Intelligence. Bantam. [Goodreads blurb]

Hattie, J. (2012). Visible learning for teachers: Maximizing impact on learning. Routledge. [Goodreads blurb]

Heron, J. (2001). Helping the client: A creative practical guide. Sage.

Wildavsky, B. (2012). The great brain race: How global universities are reshaping the world. Princeton University Press. [Chapter 1]

Harding, L. (2014). The Snowden Files: The inside story of the world’s most wanted man. Guardian Faber Publishing. [sample here]

On the ‘To Read List’

Peters, S. (2013). The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Program to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence, and Happiness. Tarcher.  [Goodreads blurb]

Herrman, J. (2015). Creative Thinking Strategies for the Nurse Educator (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

Elliott, C. (2010). White coat, black hat: adventures on the dark side of medicine. Beacon Press.