Endicott College - TIES



Revised 30 August 2017




(Please note that we have identified some of the sources for the books. We are not recommending these as the only outlets. Some titles have imbedded links that you can click for ordering. You may find some that are less expensive and have a faster delivery service.)



Abrams. David. The Spell of the Sensuous. Pantheon Books. New York. 1996

erry, Thomas. The Great Work: Our Way Into the Future. Bell Tower. NY 1999

Bohm, David. On Dialogue.  New York: Routledge, 1996
[Needed during first three months of the program.]

Briggs, John and Peat, David. Seven Life Lessons of Chaos. Harper-Collins 1999 ) [Needed during first three months of the program.]

Buzan, Tony. The Mind Map Book: How to Use Radiant Thinking to Maximize your Brain's Potential. The Penguin Group. 1996

Capra, Fritjof and Luisi, Pier Luigi.  Systems View of Life. Cambridge University Press 2014

Fouts, Roger. Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Have Taught me About Who We Are. William Morrow and Company. 1997 [Needed during first three months of the program.]



Clark, Edward T. Designing and Implementing an Integrating Curriculum. Holistic Education Press. 1997

Gang, Philip Snow. Rethinking Education. Dagaz Press. 1989

[Free download from our Virtual Campus Library]

It may be a good idea to use the Clark book as your main source and the Gang book for exploring - especially if you work with adolescents.

Gang, Philip Snow, To Educate Eco-Sapiens. Vimeo. 2016

Gang, Philip Snow and Morgan, Marsha Snow. Our Planet, Our Home, Dagaz Press. 1988, Rev. 2004

Hahn, Thich Naht. Peace Is Every Step. 1990 (Free pdf)

Krishnamurti. Education and the Significance of Life. Haper & Row. 1953 [this web link as well]

Morgan, Marsha. An Ecogenesis for Education. 1999 (PDF fine linked to the syllabus.)

CHOOSE ONE of Orr's Books

Orr, David. Ecological Literacy. State University of New York, 1992


Orr, David. Earth In Mind. Island Press. 1994

[Needed during first three months of the program.]

Purdue "OWL" Online Writing Lab for APA Referencing for all integrative papers, the research paper and culminating project.

Rogin, Neal, The Awakening Universe DVD  2006 [Needed during first three months of the program.]

Skolimowski, Henryk. The Theater of the Mind. Theosophical Publishing House. 1984 (ISBN 0-8356-0588-4)

Swimme, Brian. Journey of the Universe. Yale University Press. 2011 (We recommend the video as well.)

Uhl, Christopher. Developing Ecological Consciousness. Rowman and Littlefield. 2004 [Needed during first three months of the program.]

Waring, Marilyn. Who's Counting. Video. Bullfrog Films. 1-800-543-3764 Request student Discount  [Make sure they know you are a student.]  Depending upon where you live it might be found (free) at www.nfb.ca/film/whos_counting

Wheatley, Margaret. Leadership and the New Science. Berrett Koehler. 1992

Varela, Francisco, DVD Video "Monte Grande" 2005 (Amazon link)




 Highly Recommended Web Sites
Center for Ecoliteracy
Fritjof Capra
Center for the Story of the Universe

Highly Recommended but not required:

Bridges, William. Transitions. Addison-Wesley. 1980

Bryson, Bill. A short History of Nearly Everything. Broadway Books. NY 2003 ISBN 0-7679-0817-1

Cosmic Voyage, Narrated by Morgan Freeman. 1996

Stewart, Iain. How to Grow a Planet BBC Documentary DVD

Shedlrake, Ruppert. Science Set Free. Random House. 2013

Recommended but not required:

Gang, Philip et al. Conscious Education. IVL Press 1992 [email dotmaver@earthlink.net for availability]

Gatto, John. The Underground History of American Education. Odysseus Group.

Hawken, Paul, Lovins, A. and Lovins H. Natural Capitalism. Little Brown & Co. 1999  ISBN 0-316-35300-0

Heider, John. Tao of Leadership. 1985  ISBN 0-553-25788

Laszlo, Ervin. System View of the World: A Holistic Vision for Our Time. Hampton Press. 1996

Metzner, Ralph. Green Psychology. Park Street. Rochester, Vermont 1999

Miller, John. The Holistic Curriculum. OISE. Toronto; 1996, University of Toronto Press  [416-978-2293 ext 254; or customer service (toll free) 800-565-9523]

Montessori, Mario, Jr. Education for Human Development

Sahtouris, Elisabet.  Earthdance: Living Systems in Evolution. Hardcopy and paperback. (ISBN: 0-595-13067-4) or free download here.

Swimme, Brian and Berry, Thomas. The Universe Story. Harper. 1992 ISBN 006-250826-1

Sylwester, Robert. A Biological Brain in a Cultural Classroom. Corwin Press. 2000. (www.corwinpress.com)

Van der Ryn, Som and Cowan, Stewart. Ecological Design. Island Press 1996. ISBN 1-55963-389-1




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