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  • Metronet Information Literacy InitiativeAn Introduction to a Year Devoted toResearch, Reliable Resources, & Responsible Use
  • 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
  • Metronet ActivitiesHistory Day @ your library
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Information & Communication Skills •  Interpret text, data, media, & more for context & meaning •  Communication of concepts, ideas, conclusions…
  • Thinking & problem solving •  Critical thinking & systems thinking •  Problem identification, formulation & solution •  Creativity & intellectual curiosity
  • Interpersonal & self direction skills •  Interpersonal & collaborative skills •  Self-direction •  Accountability & adaptability •  Social
  • Information Literacy Key to Success•  Academic•  Work life•  Daily life•  Lifelong learning
  • 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
  • Classroom •  Teacher as authority in all things •  Standardized curriculum •  Textbooks •  Memorization •  Cursive •  Classroom was the •  Multiple choice world •  “Do your own work”
  • Classroom 1.0•  Teacher imparting knowledge•  Group work F2F•  Desktop computing—one to many•  Software 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, •  Teacher as guide to using presentations tools & technology •  Multimedia tools •  No longer sole source of •  Global authentic information audience
  • 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•  Involves the students in a very proactive learning environment•  It’s the future—school, work, life
  • Library Research •  Quiet! •  Librarians as keepers •  Print •  Resources limited to what was on hand •  Borrowing limits, often by age •  Stand alone—few systems
  • Library Research 1.0•  Print encyclopedia, •  Local sources books •  Microfilm/fiche•  Citation manuals •  CD-ROM encyclopedia•  Readers’ Guide •  Photocopies•  Specialized indexes •  Index cards•  Interlibrary Loan •  Static presentations –  Research papers –  Posters
  • Library Research 2.0•  Librarian as guide •  Document delivery•  eBooks •  Skype, Twitter,•  Multimedia presentation Facebook•  Wikipedia •  Citation tools•  WorldCat •  Delicious, Diigo,•  Google Evernote …•  ELM subscription •  Google Book/Scholar databases •  Mobile apps
  • Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools•  Not tied to a device-- •  User-generated content Internet access needed •  Sharing--content,•  Portability--available expertise from any device •  Global connections•  No software--but Web plug-ins •  Perpetual Beta•  No programming•  OS not an issue usually (although browser may matter)
  • Classroom/Library/Web 2.0 tools help us! •  Improve productivity •  Manage information •  Collaborate •  Expand our
  • As co
  • AsCollaborators
  • As Creators
  • As co entators
  • Sites and tools that let us •  Explore •  Customize •  Collaborate •  Create •  Share •  Communicate in a whole new ^ way!
  • 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 forpost-secondaryeducation!and
  • for the globalsociety &economy theywill face !
  • And, because . . . We limit students if we do not help them develop and use informationliteracy skills across the curriculum.
  • 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 will drive more 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 . . . •  Mobile computing •  Cloud apps, storage, collaboration •  Geo-coded everything •  Personalized, customizable Web •  Interactive computing •  Collaborative environmentsThe Horizon Report K-12 Horizon Report 2009
  • 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
  • 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
  • Access beyond the walls •  Online learning •  ELM and other database access •  Public/academic libraries online resources •  Virtual collaborationImage: Chairs
  • Will they be ready for this future which really is now?
  • If. . .Image: Yes!
  • Studentshaveteachers/LMS whocan guidethem
  • Through the research
  • To reliable
  • While understandingresponsible use
  • 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
  • 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
  • MILI will be your guide•  To the research process•  Finding reliable resources•  Identifying new tools•  Information literacy•  21st century skills
  • MILI will reduce the noise set-72157613331811096/
  • MILI Focus •  On the process •  On the resources •  On the tools that make it
  • The MILI 3 Rs  Research Process  Reliable Resources  Responsible
  • 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 &
  • 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
  • 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
  • By developing research projects that encourage 21st Century Learning skills & promote Information Literacy Creating assignments that encourage building knowledge, not just repeating
  • Together, we can•  Improve your research project to incorporate the 5 steps•  Learn Web 2.0 tools that work in classrooms and school buildings for collaboration, communication, & creation•  Share what we know & what we learn
  • 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 forInformation & Technology Literacy 1.  The Research Process 2.  Technology Use 3.  Reading and Media Literacy 4.  Responsible Use of Information and Technology
  • Bloom s
  • Bloom s Remixed Creating Evaluating Analysis Applying UnderstandingRemembering
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  • Research ReportTruth Be Told:How College Students Evaluate andUse Information in the Digital AgeProject Information Literacy: A large-scale study aboutearly adults and their research habitsUniversity of Washington Information School
  • MILI will help you
  • The Gift of
  • The Gift of Our Time
  • Expectations for All Participants •  You assign a research project to your students •  You are not a beginner computer user •  You are open-minded toward technology in the classroom & in your personal life •  You like to learn new things •  You have a public library card •  You like to share your
  • Your Responsibilities•  Attend every monthly Webinar—live or archived•  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•  Make suggestions--tools, topics…
  • School District •  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
  • Metronet will•  Design & conduct orientation + monthly Webinars and F2Fafter school meetings•  Work with district on the rubric for credit•  Maintain the MILI Ning•  Provide support via the Wiki, email, newsletter…•  Food! (You provide beverage)
  • MILI will help you helpstudents…!
  • With the research process
  • Use online tools to organize & manage information
  • Contact