Metronet Information
 Literacy Initiative

Research, Reliable Resources, &
       Responsible Use


       November 2009
Metronet
•  Multicounty multitype library system
•  One of 7 in Minnesota
•  Serve libraries of all types with continuing
...
Metronet Activities
Part 1.

WHAT IS MILI?
MILI
        •  Professional development for
         teachers & LMS

        •  How to integrate the MN Info &
         T...
MILI s Purpose
           •  Influence the teaching of the research process
           •  Increase teacher/LMS awareness a...
Information Literacy
                    Key to Success

•    Academic
•    Work life
•    Daily life
•    Lifelong learni...
Libraries & Librarians
  Vital for research at all levels

 •  Information experts
 •  Access to resources
 •  Ability to ...
Why?
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Students are content creators




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They need traditional & new skills!
Using traditional & new media!
To prepare for
post-secondary
education!
and
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for the global
society &
economy they
will face !




                 www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/204252734
Trends in Business &
               Society
                    and maybe school
•    User-created content
•    Social net...
Technology Trends
    •  Mobile computing
    •  Cloud computing
    •  Geo-coded everything
    •  Personalized, customiz...
What we re reading

       Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration
     Changes Everything by Don Tapscott & Anthony
     Willi...
Will they be ready for this future
                which really is now?

www.flickr.com/photos/45877650@N00/2581604391
Students
have
teachers/
LMS who
can guide
them
            www.flickr.com/photos/60648084@N00/2462966749
Through the research process
www.flickr.com/photos/91409160@N00/3139332908
To reliable resources




www.flickr.com/photos/88935916@N00/32415987
While understanding
responsible use       www.flickr.com/photos/8453165@N02/2947740373
By developing research projects that
       encourage 21st Century Learning
       skills & promote Information
       Lit...
How?
MILI will be your guide
•  To the research
   process
•  Finding reliable
   resources
•  Identifying new tools
•  Informa...
MILI Focus
        •  On the process
        •  On the resources
        •  On the tools that make it happen


www.flickr....
The MILI 3 Rs
        Research Process
         Reliable Resources
          Responsible Use

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Research
             Improve the ability of students & teachers to conduct effective
                  research by using ...
Reliable Resources !
                   Identify & use available, reliable resources

    •  “Format agnostic”--the format...
Responsible Use!
          Promote the understanding & practice of the responsible use of
                           infor...
MILI will reduce the noise




             http://www.flickr.com/photos/garyhayes/2973684461/sizes/l/in/
             set...
Together, we can
•  Improve your research project to
   incorporate a research process
•  Learn Web 2.0 tools that work in...
Thoughts on MILI by Past
                                   Participants

www.flickr.com/photos/78147607@N00/1506680304
Part 2.

HOW DID WE GET TO WEB 2.0,
CLASSROOM 2.0 & LIBRARY 2.0
In the beginning of the Web

•    Static Web sites
•    Source of information/simple answers
•    Limited media--photos & ...
Web 1.0                                    Web 2.0
  Read only                                  Read/Write/Collaborate
  W...
The new social Web 2.0 tools to
                 make it easier to!
                           •  Explore
                ...
What is Web 2.0/Classroom 2.0
        •  Read/Write Web
        •  Interactive Web
        •  User-generated content
     ...
Really, it’s all about us!!
      Students, librarians, & teachers
Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools
•    Not tied to a device--Internet access needed
•    Portability--available from any de...
Why Classroom 2.0?
•  Encourage collaboration and engagement to involve
   every student in something that is personally e...
Part 3.

INFORMATION LITERACY &
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
What is Information Literacy?
     "To be information literate, a person must be able
       to recognize when information...
In the real world
     •  The ability to solve problems & answer
        questions using information & technology

     • ...
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
                          21st Century Skills
     •  Information and communication sk...
Information & Communication
           Skills

     •  Interpret text, data, media, &
        more for context & meaning
 ...
Thinking & problem solving
     •  Critical thinking and systems thinking
     •  Problem identification, formulation and
...
Interpersonal &
                    self direction skills
      •  Interpersonal and collaborative skills
      •  Self-di...
Standards & Classroom 2.0
•  AASL-Standards for 21st Century
   Learners
•  ITSE-National Educational Technology
   Standa...
1.  Inquire, think critically, and
    gain knowledge.
2.  Draw conclusions, make
    informed decisions, apply
    knowle...
ISTE
  National Educational Technology
          Standards (NETS)
  1.  Creativity and Innovation
  2.  Communication and ...
MEMO Standards for
Information & Technology Literacy

                                                   1.  The Research ...
Bloom s Taxonomy




www.bio.unc.edu/.../default_files/image001.jpg
Bloom s Remixed

                          Creating


   Evaluating


                                     Analysis

   Ap...
Which brings us back to
Information Literacy !
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We can teach students how
   to use the 2.0 Tools
www.hrhs.net/content/library/new2009
www.flickr.com/photos/27315689@N00/748443511
www.flickr.com/photos/75529685@N00/300232474
www.flickr.com/photos/66214378@N00/207102084
MAYBE YOU FEEL LIKE THIS
NOW
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MILI will help you
The Gift of Time




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Metronet will
•  Design & conduct orientation + Webinars +
   F2Fafter school meetings
•  Maintain the MILI Ning
•  Provid...
Your Responsibilities
      •  Attend the monthly Webinar
      •  Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay
  ...
School District
  •  Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-
     Comp, etc.
  •  Monitor attendance & compliance for
   ...
Contact
Introduction to MILI: District 112, 2009
Introduction to MILI: District 112, 2009
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Introduction to MILI: District 112, 2009

  1. 1. Metronet Information Literacy Initiative Research, Reliable Resources, & Responsible Use November 2009
  2. 2. Metronet •  Multicounty multitype library system •  One of 7 in Minnesota •  Serve libraries of all types with continuing education, networking, and special projects •  Metronet Board is committed to the cause of Information Literacy & teaching the skills needed for lifelong learning www.flickr.com/photos/39735679@N00/420390416
  3. 3. Metronet Activities
  4. 4. Part 1. WHAT IS MILI?
  5. 5. MILI •  Professional development for teachers & LMS •  How to integrate the MN Info & Technology Literacy Standards into classroom teaching www.flickr.com/photos/50502690@N00/112295678
  6. 6. MILI s Purpose •  Influence the teaching of the research process •  Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools useful in the classroom •  Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs into teaching •  Encourage more collaboration between LMS & teachers around the research process www.flickr.com/photos/34017702@N00/74907741
  7. 7. Information Literacy Key to Success •  Academic •  Work life •  Daily life •  Lifelong learning
  8. 8. Libraries & Librarians Vital for research at all levels •  Information experts •  Access to resources •  Ability to connect people & resources •  Ability to connect information & technology www.flickr.com/photos/99051133@N00/3550839523
  9. 9. Why? www.flickr.com/photos/49462908@N00/143623934
  10. 10. Students are content creators www.flickr.com/photos/81571077@N00/488412425
  11. 11. They need traditional & new skills!
  12. 12. Using traditional & new media!
  13. 13. To prepare for post-secondary education! and www.flickr.com/photos/27304596@N00/583749159
  14. 14. for the global society & economy they will face ! www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/204252734
  15. 15. Trends in Business & Society and maybe school •  User-created content •  Social networking •  Collaborative work •  Collective intelligence to solve problems •  Participatory Leadership •  Online civic engagement •  Global reach and influence http://www.flickr.com/photos/21936447@N04/2744217176
  16. 16. Technology Trends •  Mobile computing •  Cloud computing •  Geo-coded everything •  Personalized, customizable Web And for education •  Assessment •  Filtering The Horizon Report K-12 http://wp.nmc.org/horizon-k12-2009/chapters/executive-summary/ The Horizon Report 2009 http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/38305415@N00/2968794599
  17. 17. What we re reading Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel Pink •  The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  18. 18. Will they be ready for this future which really is now? www.flickr.com/photos/45877650@N00/2581604391
  19. 19. Students have teachers/ LMS who can guide them www.flickr.com/photos/60648084@N00/2462966749
  20. 20. Through the research process www.flickr.com/photos/91409160@N00/3139332908
  21. 21. To reliable resources www.flickr.com/photos/88935916@N00/32415987
  22. 22. While understanding responsible use www.flickr.com/photos/8453165@N02/2947740373
  23. 23. By developing research projects that encourage 21st Century Learning skills & promote Information Literacy Creating assignments that encourage building knowledge, not just repeating information www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/98179665
  24. 24. How?
  25. 25. MILI will be your guide •  To the research process •  Finding reliable resources •  Identifying new tools •  Information literacy •  For 21st century skills
  26. 26. MILI Focus •  On the process •  On the resources •  On the tools that make it happen www.flickr.com/photos/26887305@N00/79952661
  27. 27. The MILI 3 Rs  Research Process  Reliable Resources  Responsible Use www.flickr.com/photos/49968232@N00/101563312
  28. 28. Research Improve the ability of students & teachers to conduct effective research by using a process that includes 5 steps •  Question •  Gather & Evaluate information •  Conclude •  Communicate information & conclusion •  Evaluate process & product www.flickr.com/photos/47643206@N00/185651630
  29. 29. Reliable Resources ! Identify & use available, reliable resources •  “Format agnostic”--the format of the information is not the point •  Evaluate all print, electronic, online, & human resources for authenticity & accuracy •  Resource is appropriate in the context of this research www.flickr.com/photos/96586445@N00/816524
  30. 30. Responsible Use! Promote the understanding & practice of the responsible use of information & technology •  Advise & assist teachers in the creation of plagiarism-proof assignments •  Provide resources for teaching responsible use including copyright, Creative Commons, technology use •  Promote responsible use of Web 2.0 tools in classrooms www.flickr.com/photos/34427470616@N01/1141305603
  31. 31. MILI will reduce the noise http://www.flickr.com/photos/garyhayes/2973684461/sizes/l/in/ set-72157613331811096/
  32. 32. Together, we can •  Improve your research project to incorporate a research process •  Learn Web 2.0 tools that work in classrooms and school buildings for collaboration, communication, & creation •  Share what we know & what we learn
  33. 33. Thoughts on MILI by Past Participants www.flickr.com/photos/78147607@N00/1506680304
  34. 34. Part 2. HOW DID WE GET TO WEB 2.0, CLASSROOM 2.0 & LIBRARY 2.0
  35. 35. In the beginning of the Web •  Static Web sites •  Source of information/simple answers •  Limited media--photos & illustrations •  One-way communication •  Needed design & coding skills •  Needed proprietary software •  Access to a server www.flickr.com/photos/51512551@N00/3359491617
  36. 36. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Read only Read/Write/Collaborate Web as reading platform Web as publishing platform Developer authorship Public authorship Software applications Web as software platform Commercial/Proprietary Open source/shared Static Dynamic Impersonal It knows you and your needs Restricted collaboration Collaborative Short Tail Long Tail Official Releases Constantly versioning—Beta Test-based Multi-media HD as storage platform Web as storage platform Lecture Conversation http://web20meetsstandards.wikispaces.com/
  37. 37. The new social Web 2.0 tools to make it easier to! •  Explore •  Customize •  Collaborate •  Create •  Share •  Communicate www.flickr.com/photos/17258892@N05/2588347668
  38. 38. What is Web 2.0/Classroom 2.0 •  Read/Write Web •  Interactive Web •  User-generated content •  Sharing--content, expertise •  Global connections www.flickr.com/photos/44124414469@N01/1218716662
  39. 39. Really, it’s all about us!! Students, librarians, & teachers
  40. 40. Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools •  Not tied to a device--Internet access needed •  Portability--available from any device •  No software--but Web plug-ins •  No programming •  OS not an issue usually (although browser may matter) •  Consumer as creator •  Perpetual Beta
  41. 41. Why Classroom 2.0? •  Encourage collaboration and engagement to involve every student in something that is personally engaging •  More opportunities for content creation on a broader stage—authentic audience •  Involves the students in a very proactive learning environment •  Wider opportunities for professional development & connections for teachers •  Productivity
  42. 42. Part 3. INFORMATION LITERACY & 21ST CENTURY SKILLS
  43. 43. What is Information Literacy? "To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." The American Library Association’s (ALA) Presidential Committee on Information Literacy, Final Report, 1989 www.flickr.com/photos/66606673@N00/2297933452
  44. 44. In the real world •  The ability to solve problems & answer questions using information & technology •  An understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information www.flickr.com/photos/65768710@N00/2200198472
  45. 45. Partnership for 21st Century Skills 21st Century Skills •  Information and communication skills •  Thinking and problem-solving •  Interpersonal and self-direction skills •  Global awareness •  Financial, economic and business literacy, and developing entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options •  Civic literacy http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/index.php
  46. 46. Information & Communication Skills •  Interpret text, data, media, & more for context & meaning •  Communication of concepts, ideas, conclusions… www.flickr.com/photos/66208256@N00/2697847277
  47. 47. Thinking & problem solving •  Critical thinking and systems thinking •  Problem identification, formulation and solution •  Creativity and intellectual curiosity http://www.flickr.com/photos/84959877@N00/144868194
  48. 48. Interpersonal & self direction skills •  Interpersonal and collaborative skills •  Self-direction •  Accountability and adaptability •  Social responsibility www.flickr.com/photos/elsie/8229790/
  49. 49. Standards & Classroom 2.0 •  AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners •  ITSE-National Educational Technology Standards •  MEMO-Information & Technology Literacy Standards
  50. 50. 1.  Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge. 2.  Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge. 3.  Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society. 4.  Pursue personal and aesthetic growth. AASL Standards for 21st Century Learners http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/learningstandards/standards.cfm
  51. 51. ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) 1.  Creativity and Innovation 2.  Communication and Collaboration 3.  Research and Information Fluency 4.  Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 5.  Digital Citizenship 6.  Technology Operations and Concepts http://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS www.flickr.com/photos/77265262@N00/2938074434
  52. 52. MEMO Standards for Information & Technology Literacy 1.  The Research Process 2.  Technology Use 3.  Reading and Media Literacy 4.  Responsible Use of Information and Technology http://www.memoweb.org/links/infolitbrochure.pdf
  53. 53. Bloom s Taxonomy www.bio.unc.edu/.../default_files/image001.jpg
  54. 54. Bloom s Remixed Creating Evaluating Analysis Applying Understanding Remembering
  55. 55. Which brings us back to Information Literacy ! www.flickr.com/photos/13597901@N00/254102459
  56. 56. We can teach students how to use the 2.0 Tools
  57. 57. www.hrhs.net/content/library/new2009
  58. 58. www.flickr.com/photos/27315689@N00/748443511
  59. 59. www.flickr.com/photos/75529685@N00/300232474
  60. 60. www.flickr.com/photos/66214378@N00/207102084
  61. 61. MAYBE YOU FEEL LIKE THIS NOW
  62. 62. www.flickr.com/photos/44124366667@N01/3655804
  63. 63. MILI will help you
  64. 64. The Gift of Time www.flickr.com/photos/21046489@N06/3387189144
  65. 65. Metronet will •  Design & conduct orientation + Webinars + F2Fafter school meetings •  Maintain the MILI Ning •  Provide support via the Wiki, email, & in the F2F sessions… •  Food! (You provide beverage)
  66. 66. Your Responsibilities •  Attend the monthly Webinar •  Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay throughout •  Participate in the Ning: maintain your blog, comment on others’ blogs •  Create & keep up with Virtual PD •  Be responsible for your learning •  Share your knowledge •  Make suggestions--tools, topics… www.flickr.com/photos/49968232@N00/32254027
  67. 67. School District •  Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q- Comp, etc. •  Monitor attendance & compliance for participation using rubric •  Make it possible for teachers/LMS to use tools in class www.flickr.com/photos/9223655@N07/765323437
  68. 68. Contact

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