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Transliteracy 3 t's conference

Transliteracy 3 t's conference



Presentation at our NYS Metaliteracy Conference! Transliteracy has now been morphed to Metaliteracy which lends the connotation that this is BIG.

Presentation at our NYS Metaliteracy Conference! Transliteracy has now been morphed to Metaliteracy which lends the connotation that this is BIG.



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  • Transl teracy, L teracy, and…Meeting the Needs of the Hyper-connected Paige Jaeger Coordinator, School Library Services WSWHE BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY Pjaeger@wswheboces.org www.Librarydoor.blogspot.com infolit4U @ Twitter
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  • PJaeger - WSWHE School Library System
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  •  Literacy, Illiteracy, Emerging literacy Media literacy, Cultural literacy, Functional literacy, Family literacy, Economic literacy Signing literacy Many Faces of Literacy?
  • … from Analog  Digital This generation is technologically literate, but information illiterate.
  • What is Transliteracy?Literacy = reading? communicating?Trans = acrossAre we “traveling” along a literacy road
  • What is Transliteracy? Communicating, reading, writing, across “platforms.” Transliteracy calls for a change of perspective away from the battles over print versus digital, and a move instead towards a unifying ecology …of all literacies relevant to reading, writing, interaction and culture, both past and present. text + media …in digital environments. The “plus” indicates the zone of negotiation—of mutation, adaptation, cooptation, hybridization, etc.—by which the older text [print, writing, orality, andaudiovisual ] enters into new relations with digital media and with networked communication technologies. Aspects of this “plus” include:
  • rm ation a nsfo tion Tr m in struc Tra n sfor ac cess rans form ools T rm t nsfo space Tra form f… rans se o “Media T cau“Media Ecosystem” Ecosystem” … … Lee Rainie Lee Rainie Be sliteracy Tran
  • Participative technology fosters:• Flat-world operability• Open 24-7• Anonymity• Ubiquitous presence,• Subject to restrictions only imposed by availability or culture Think about it….
  • Values Shift
  • Communication Shift The average 13- to 17-year- old sends and receives 3,339 texts a month—more than 100 per day, the media research firm. Adults are catching up. People from ages 45 to 54 sent and received 323 texts a month in the second quarter of 2010, up 75% from a year ago.-According to the Nielsen Co. PJaeger - WSWHE School Library System
  • Sound bite MO
  • Millennials can…
  • Drowning in information …starving for knowledge.
  • Not afraid of hard work Many self interests? Self-sufficient Individuality is o.k. Conformity – o.k. Independent Disciplined Risk taker Loyal Love entertainment & moviesTeam sports better than group Heroes are sports &actors Heroes…probably historical Independent sports rule “will do it” mantra High tech Won many trophies or medals Skeptical Hate meetings “just do it” mantra Confident Love fun. Conformist Protected – o.k. Believe in community service Tech savvy, connected. Heroes, parents Want to get a tattoo ? Love group work Admire intelligence “Why do it?” mantra Serious
  • This generation is technologically literate,but not information literate.
  •  By 2012, 70% of the  Soon, our patrons & workforce will be the students will be totally hyper-connected Millennials. generation.  You need to know how to reach them.
  • http://chestofbooks.com/travel/usa/arizona/grand-canyon/John-Stoddard-Lectures/images/Looking-Through-A- Crevice-Of-The-Enchanted-Mesa.png
  • Reading at Risk: A Survey of LiteraryReading in America, showed an alarming decline of reading in all age groups across the country, and especially among eighteen-to twenty-four-year-olds. The chairman of the NEA termed the results an indication of a “national crisis,” one that reflected “a general collapse in advanced literacy,” and a loss that “impoverishes both cultural and civic life.” http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/16/books/16libr.html?pagewanted=2 April 15, 2011. Online.
  • The World: 7 Billion t! ea av C Dr. Daniel Sheard, professor Lincoln University, PA
  • Metacognitive Process? Decoding text is now only 1 skill in communication literacy… Metaliteracy We now acknowledge a process of combining communication types/tools …Metaliteracy Digital renaissance feeds … Metaliteracy Melting pot of communication = Metaliteracy  Immigration:meltingpot  Transliteracy:communication
  • Read, write & react?Transliteracy is a mix of: “inherited conventions and recent inventions, expectations and improvisations.” Under the direction of “A blend of technology and human experience…” Alan Liu.
  • Now… Interactive ReadingFluidEvolvingRelationalHas communication evolved to “broadcasting” rather than real listening, seeking to understanding, reflecting, and responding?
  • Banking hasacknowledged this… Healthcare has acknowledged this… Government has acknowledged this…
  • We’ve lost control of reading:  Top  Down  Left  Right  Answer questions.
  • 3 Dimensional Reading
  • Reading has transformedMedia has transformedStudents have transformedLibraries have transformed How have you experienced that transformation over your career?
  • http://eyetools.com/articles/p4-understanding-eye-tracking-what-is-a-scan-path
  • What, was important in a print environment,that is still important in metaliteracy?
  • With your neighbor…. Come up with an analogy for today’s online “reading” or “researching”
  • “browsing, searching, scanning, jumping, filtering, aggregating, organizing, and other kinds of discontinuous, low-attention, peripheral-vision, or machine-assisted reading practices that only partially map over predecessor practices of literacy. But also: new ways to focalize or intensify reading among the clutter as in the ability of RSS and similar tools to create a virtual “my newspaper.”Does this equate to a workingdefinition of online reading? http://transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu/category/research-project/definition-of-online-reading
  • What is your definition of online reading?
  • t o… ds lea ss ne c ted ne on r-c peHyAccording to Marilee Sprenger, The DigitalBrain, Sept 2009…
  • The next illiteracy will be those who:•cannot think•cannot operate on a virtual platform•cannot transfer literacies•cannot conclude and cannotsynthesize meaning from multiplesources
  • In 1942, Aldous Huxleywrote:People will come to love …technologies that undue theircapacities to think. -- Brave New World
  • Don Tapscott –Grownupdigital.com
  • What can we do?
  • BADGING SYSTEMS….?http://dmlcompetition.net/Competition/4/badges-projects.php?id=3213?
  • Consciously change MO Read like a detective, write like a reporter.
  • So… If you can’t beat ‘em—join ‘em.
  • Guerrilla Marketing…
  • What Characteristics do you see in your students?http://www.law.georgetown.edu/ist/images/Students2.jpg
  •  Develop a slogan! http://www.sloganizer.net/en/#4: Develop a slogan!
  • Characteristics of Millennial  Not sequential (video games)  Non-linear (apply to problem solving)  Reduced frontal lobe* (hyper-connectivity)  Multi-multitasks  Research continues *See EL Sept 2009 magazine PJaeger - WSWHE School Library System
  •  Branding  Possession “my”  Opportunity to express (AASL standards)  Look at me generation  Easy access  Build networks  Integrity  Structure is o.k.  Conformity  Admire Intelligence  ImmediacyMillennials want…Do we provide that?Is that our MO?
  • Millennial in the classroom Teamwork & Collaboration Hyper-connected Love brands Customize  (brand your library?) your service! Structure = o.k. •Customer service is an Walking spam filter expectation.  They need to hear 15 times! •24-7 Access, Beep-a-  Once is not enough! tutor service… Dependent upon connections Don’t supervise, build networks Loves “ownership”
  • Millennial in the classroom… Social Networks My job, my life, my library My assignments Choice needs to be embedded. Scrutiny Integrity Collaborate Initiate Engage ak e it M f ul ning mea
  • Badging? EQ: How can a badging system support the Millennial interests?
  • Brand your libraryTransform your space Rethink your space Rethink your tools Data driven -- Statistics?
  • Assignments should NOT be answerable on Google.
  • What question can I ask to compel students to discover and own knowledge?
  • Soundbite MO – join’em#3: Advertise
  •  Content creation
  • Advertise…
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