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  • Metronet Information Literacy Initiative An Introduction to a Year Devoted to Research, Reliable Resources, & Responsible Use Minneapolis Public Schools 2013-2014
  • 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
  • Metronet Activities
  • Information is now as infinite as the universe, but finding the answers you need is harder than ever.
  • New Yorker Cartoon Bank
  • 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
  • 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
  • Information & Communication Skills • Interpret text, data, media, & more for context & meaning • Communicate concepts, ideas, conclusions…
  • Thinking & problem-solving • Critical thinking & systems thinking • Problem identification, formulation & solution • Creativity & intellectual curiosity
  • Interpersonal & self-direction skills • Lead & follow: collaborative skills • Manage time & information • Accountability & adaptability • Social responsibility
  • More 21st Century Skills • Global awareness • Financial, economic and business literacy, and developing entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options • Civic literacy
  • Information Literacy Key to Success • Academic • Work life • Daily life • Lifelong learning
  • Why does information literacy matter?
  • Students are content creators
  • They need traditional & new skills
  • Using new & traditional media
  • To understand their need for information Image: 'Q & A 2.0: Nothing Is Off Limits!'
  • To find & evaluate reliable information
  • To draw conclusions & present information
  • In an ethical way
  • To prepare for post- secondary education and
  • for the global society & economy they will face.
  • And, because . . . We limit students if we do not help them develop and use information literacy skills across the curriculum.
  • NEW WORLD: WEB 2.0, CLASSROOM 2.0, & LIBRARY 2.0 How did we get here?
  • 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
  • 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 HD as storage platform Web as storage platform Lecture Conversation
  • Web 3.0 • Portable, personal web • Personalized experiences—Web looks different to each person? • Technology driven • Data driven • Connected data
  • Classroom Was the World • Teacher as authority in all things • Standardized curriculum • Textbooks • Memorization • Cursive • Multiple choice • “Do your own work”
  • Classroom 1.0 • Teacher imparting knowledge • Group work F2F • Desktop computing—one to many • $oftware licenses • Email attachments/Flash drives • Textbooks • Poster board • Little tech integration into curriculum • Oregon Trail • Audience was the teacher & maybe the class
  • Classroom 2.0 • Knowledge everywhere • Mobile devices • Online learning • Collaboration in the cloud • Online apps for writing, presentations • Multimedia tools • Global authentic audience • Teacher as guide to using tools & technology • Process experts • No longer sole source of information
  • Classroom 3.0 • Flipped Classrooms • MOOCs • BYOD • Moodle, Edmodo, et. al. • Personalized learning for all • Independent learning • 24/7
  • Library Research • Quiet! • Librarians as keepers • Print • Resources limited to what was on hand • Borrowing limits, often by age • Stand alone—few systems 0
  • Library Research 1.0 • Librarian as finder/searcher • Print encyclopedia, books • Citation manuals • Readers’ Guide • Specialized indexes • Interlibrary Loan • Fax • Local sources • Microfilm/fiche • CD-ROM encyclopedia • Photocopies • Index cards • Static presentations – Research papers – Posters Image: '"Citation needed"'
  • Library Research 2.0 • Librarian as guide • eBooks • Multimedia presentation • Wikipedia • WorldCat • Google • ELM subscription databases • Document delivery • Skype, Twitter, Facebook • Citation tools • Delicious, Diigo, Evernote … • Google Book/Scholar • Mobile apps
  • Library Research 3.0 • Librarian as teacher • Be proactive in adapting technology • Teaching consumers • Content creation • eBooks/electronic resources • Huge range of devices • 24/7 access to information/live help • Maker spaces
  • 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 • Low-cost/free and/or Premium • No programming • User-generated content • Sharing--content, expertise • Global connections • Perpetual Beta • OS not an issue usually (although browser may matter)
  • iPad Tools • Personalized device • Apps are device specific • Often tied to the device—not so much in the cloud • Low-cost/free and/or Premium • Apps generally do one thing Image: 'The future of books'
  • Well-managed change • Encourages collaboration and engagement to involve every student in something that is personally engaging • Offers opportunities for content creation on a broader stage • Involves the students in a very proactive learning environment • Readies students for their future—school, work, life
  • • Improve productivity • Manage information • Collaborate • Expand our reach Classroom/Library Tech Tools help us
  • But we know. . . It is not the technology or the tool; it is how they are used to enhance teaching and engage students that makes successful integration into schools, libraries, & classrooms. whats_in_your_bag
  • Break
  • TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION, & THE WORLD What we know about
  • Technology • Profoundly affects the way we work, collaborate, communicate, and succeed • Changes how people work, play, learn, socialize, and collaborate • Explosive growth of mobile devices and applications drives more—daily—change
  • 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
  • Moving (fast) Towards . . . • 1-to-1 Tablet Computing • BYOD Mobile Devices • Apps • Cloud storage, collaboration • Collaborative Environments • Game-based learning • Personal Learning Environments The Horizon Report K-12
  • Students are changing • Technology is how they communicate & socialize • Ubiquitous, transparent part of their lives • Empowered by being connected to information & each other 24/7 • Globally connected • Expect guides not experts
  • If this is what they are used to… Image: 'Jan 27 12 ipad Carson 27/366' Image: 'Start 'em Young'
  • What will they expect in school?
  • Students’Expectations are changing • Want interactive communication • Expect teachers & LMS to know what they use • Use tools in the classroom that they use in the real world • 24/7 assignments • Creativity in assignments • Hands-on learning • Real life experience/application
  • Learning Environments are changing • No longer tied to a physical space • “Spaces” are becoming more community-driven, interdisciplinary • Spaces & technologies that allow virtual communication and collaboration • World comes into the classroom • Flipped classrooms/MOOCs
  • Access beyond the walls • Online learning • ELM and other database access • Public/academic libraries online resources • Virtual collaboration • Creates the need for organization, self-discipline, self-direction Image: 'Chairs'
  • Technology & “Digital Natives” • It is how they communicate & socialize • Ubiquitous, transparent part of their lives • Empowered by being connected to information & each other 24/7 • Globally connected • Often balk at being “taught” technology • Expect guides not experts
  • They are proficient with the (commercial) tools they know Communication • Facebook • Twitter • Tumblr • Text • Snapchat • Instagram Google • Quick answers • Maps • Gmail • Docs Image: 'A Conversation' Entertainment • YouTube • GarageBand • Music
  • In-depth use of technology? Not so much • Not efficient or effective searchers • Little evaluation of what they find—don’t know how to evaluate • Application of technology limited to product creation • Not really using technology to solve/answer problems Image: 'Open access overview: Focusing on open access+to+peer-reviewed+research+articles+and+their+preprints'
  • Research Report Truth Be Told: How College Students Evaluate and Use Information in the Digital Age Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits University of Washington Information School
  • MILI’s Purpose • Influence how you teach the research process • Encourage more collaboration between LMS & teachers around the research process • Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs into teaching • Help you integrate information literacy skills into your curriculum
  • Libraries & Librarians Vital for research at all levels • Information experts • Access to resources • Ability to connect people & resources • Ability to connect information & technology • On the front lines in the info search
  • MILI will be your guide • To the research process • Finding reliable resources • Identifying new tools • Information literacy • 21st century skills
  • MILI Focus • On the research process • On the resources • On the tools that make it happen
  • The MILI 3 Rs •Research Process •Reliable Resources •Responsible Use
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • By developing research projects that encourage 21st Century Learning skills & promote Information Literacy Creating assignments that encourage building knowledge, not just repeating information
  • Together, we can • Improve your research project to incorporate the 5 steps • Learn Apps/Web 2.0 tools that work in classrooms and school buildings for collaboration, communication, & creation • Share what we know & what we learn www.flic 894194320@N01/83992798
  • Standards & Classroom 2.0 • AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners • ISTE-National Educational Technology Standards • MEMO-Information & Technology Literacy Standards
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Bloom’s Remixed Creating Evaluating Analysis Applying Understanding Remembering
  • iPad App Remix
  • MILI will help you Image: '2007 ... a good time was had by all' www.flic 645804@N00/2102790208
  • • Emphasize the lifelong learning skills embodied in information literacy to help students be ready for their next step Image: 'Upwards Spiral'
  • • Weave these new tools & concepts into the fabric of what you teach Image: 'basket-weaving'
  • The Gift of Time
  • The Gift of Our Time
  • NUTS & BOLTS Image: 'Stand up stand out'
  • A RESEARCH PROJECT You teach Image: 'chemistry bottles with liquid inside' 645102295 Image: '2008-01-26 (Editing a paper) - 27' Image: 'What's the worry? Ecosystems are for+kids.' 3290
  • YOU DID NOT JOIN MILI FOR THE EQUIPMENT iPad mage: 'A Sad Key on my Continsouza' 2
  • YOU KNOW HOW TO USE THE IPAD! You are not a beginner computer user Image: 'iPad Education in Use' 89015
  • LEARN NEW THINGS You want to Image: 'Teach/Learn'
  • CONSULT LIBRARIES & LIBRARIANS IN THEIR RESEARCH You encourage students to RetroLibrary Poster
  • IN THE CLASSROOM & IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE You are open to using technology & tools Image: 'iPad & Friends' 486938721
  • ATTEND MONTHLY F2F MEETINGS Arrive on time & stay throughout Image: 'Lego old skool desktop wallpaper'
  • BLOG, BLOG, BLOG, BLOG Share what you are learning & thinking Reflection on using new tool New tool discovery Philosophical question
  • BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR LEARNING Image: 'Game Over' 74@N05/6904976502
  • MAKE SUGGESTIONS—APPS & THEIR USES, LESSONS, TOPICS… Image: 'This box, it suggests?' 84107787
  • ON WHAT YOU LEARNED & HOW IT CHANGED HOW YOU TEACH RESEARCH Final Presentation & Report Image: 'An explosion of assistance'
  • • Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, other incentive, etc. • Monitor attendance & compliance for participation using rubric • Make it possible for teachers/LMS to use tools in class School District
  • Metronet will • Design & conduct orientation • Create videos & F2Fafter school meetings • Work with district on the rubric for credit • Maintain the MILI Ning • Provide support via the Wiki, email, at the meetings… • Food! (You provide beverage) www.flic 966598@N00/210586449
  • MILI will help you help students…
  • With the research process 3
  • Use online tools to organize & manage information
  • Answer their research questions using the information Image: 'student_ipad_school - 092' To solve problems using the information &
  • Present their conclusions
  • While using the information& tools responsibly as 21st century learners
  • Contact Ann Walker Smalley, Director, Metronet, St. Paul Olivia Moris, MILI Program Manger, Metronet, St. Paul