Here are some of the books that have helped me understand today’s college student.
Please recommend others in the comment section.
- Bogle, Kathleen A. Hooking Up: sex, dating, and relationships on campus. New York : New York University Press, 2008.
- Carr, Nicholas. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” The Atlantic, August 2008. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/6868/
- Sallade, Danielle. “Human Flourishing,” part of the Christ on Campus Initiative from the Gospel Coalition, under “Publications,” http://thegospelcoalition.org/publications/cci/human_flourishing/
- Clydesdale, Timothy T. The First Year Out: understanding American teens after high school. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
- Hall, . “Spirituality at a Crossroads” Biola Magazine, Fall 2010. http://magazine.biola.edu/article/10-fall/spirituality-at-a-crossroads
- Reggie Joyner, Chuck Bomar, and Abbie Smith. The Slow Fade: Why You Matter in the Story of Twentysomethings. Colorado Springs: David C. Cook, 2010.
- Kadison, Richard, and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo. College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.
- Nathan, Rebecca. My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2005.
- Ostrander, Richard. Why College Matters to God: Academic Faithfulness and Christian Higher Education. Abilene, Tex: Abilene Christian University Press, 2009.
- Roose, Kevin. The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University. New York: Grand Central Pub, 2009.
- Smith, Christian and Melinda Lundquist Denton. Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
- Twenge, Jean M. Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled—and More Miserable Than Ever Before. New York: Free Press, 2006.