fighting the filter<br />tips for delivering a knockout punch to information censorship<br />presented by buffy j. hamilto...
filtering policies lock away quality content<br />
Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbullfc/3442162799/sizes/l/<br />
the challenge:<br />how to move <br />                                        that mountain<br />
the roadblocks<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/puppiesofpurgatory/3067934263/sizes/l/...
fear<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo/2592916753/sizes/o/<br />
lost in the <br />fog<br /> and in the     <br />dark<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos...
misguided<br />
go beyond the    walls     and            barriers<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Giuseppe Bognanni: http://flickr.com/p...
open doors and   <br />unlockresources by       <br />                   fighting the filter<br />
1<br />find out who makes filtering decisions and establish a conversation with the decision maker(s)<br />
2<br />campaign for filtering policies and procedures for appeals to be put in writing and volunteer to be a member of the...
3<br />make the argument for access to a specific resource or tool by collecting examples of effective instructional pract...
4<br />develop and present a concrete plan for use of the resource and how you will implement its use<br />
5<br />develop a plan for addressing the potential challenges while championing the possibilities <br />Image used under a...
6<br />be an advocate for intellectual freedom and equitable access to information<br />
7<br />enlighten stakeholders about the importance of social media through transparency<br />Image used under a CC license...
8<br />make the case for digital citizenship<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/suburban...
9<br />remind decision makers that students need guided instruction and opportunities to learn how to use social media tho...
10<br />let the students speak and voice their information access wishes<br />Image used under a CC license from http://ww...
11<br />collect qualitative and quantitative data to support your stance<br />
12<br />tie your requests to performance standards<br />
13<br />if our goal is for students to be information fluent learners, we must have access to the tools so that students c...
if your requests get knocked down, keep trying and be persistent<br />Image used under a cc license from http://www.flickr...
fight the machine<br />Cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/3268315787/sizes/l/<br />
presentation resources<br />http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/fight-the-filter<br />http://delicious.com/theunquietli...
works cited<br />Boss, Suzie. “Playing It Too Safe Online Will Make You Sorry.” Edutopia. The George Lucas Educational Fou...
contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibr...
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Presented December 9, 2009 via Skype to the Central Jersey Regional Library Cooperative; please visit my resource page for this presentation at http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/fight-the-filter.

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Fighting the Filter: Tips for Delivering a Knockout Punch to Information Censorship

  1. 1. fighting the filter<br />tips for delivering a knockout punch to information censorship<br />presented by buffy j. hamilton | central jersey regional library cooperative | december 2009<br />
  2. 2. filtering policies lock away quality content<br />
  3. 3. Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbullfc/3442162799/sizes/l/<br />
  4. 4. the challenge:<br />how to move <br /> that mountain<br />
  5. 5. the roadblocks<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/puppiesofpurgatory/3067934263/sizes/l/<br />
  6. 6. fear<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo/2592916753/sizes/o/<br />
  7. 7. lost in the <br />fog<br /> and in the <br />dark<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/alfhild/403221490/sizes/o/<br />
  8. 8. misguided<br />
  9. 9. go beyond the walls and barriers<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Giuseppe Bognanni: http://flickr.com/photos/79286287@N00/215951891/<br />
  10. 10. open doors and <br />unlockresources by <br /> fighting the filter<br />
  11. 11. 1<br />find out who makes filtering decisions and establish a conversation with the decision maker(s)<br />
  12. 12. 2<br />campaign for filtering policies and procedures for appeals to be put in writing and volunteer to be a member of the filter policy committee <br />
  13. 13. 3<br />make the argument for access to a specific resource or tool by collecting examples of effective instructional practice<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mymollypop/2646559132/sizes/l/<br />
  14. 14. 4<br />develop and present a concrete plan for use of the resource and how you will implement its use<br />
  15. 15. 5<br />develop a plan for addressing the potential challenges while championing the possibilities <br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/asimpledarksquid/57375216/sizes/o/ /<br />
  16. 16. 6<br />be an advocate for intellectual freedom and equitable access to information<br />
  17. 17. 7<br />enlighten stakeholders about the importance of social media through transparency<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/eole/467858863/sizes/l/<br />
  18. 18. 8<br />make the case for digital citizenship<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/suburbanbloke/723665503/sizes/o/<br />
  19. 19. 9<br />remind decision makers that students need guided instruction and opportunities to learn how to use social media thoughtfully and wisely<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/imbat/3869056371/sizes/l/<br />
  20. 20. 10<br />let the students speak and voice their information access wishes<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/2575986601/sizes/l/<br />
  21. 21. 11<br />collect qualitative and quantitative data to support your stance<br />
  22. 22. 12<br />tie your requests to performance standards<br />
  23. 23. 13<br />if our goal is for students to be information fluent learners, we must have access to the tools so that students can ultimately act as their own filter<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/fornal/424716302/<br />
  24. 24. if your requests get knocked down, keep trying and be persistent<br />Image used under a cc license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/skeels/141145758/sizes/l/<br />
  25. 25. fight the machine<br />Cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/3268315787/sizes/l/<br />
  26. 26. presentation resources<br />http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/fight-the-filter<br />http://delicious.com/theunquietlibrary/fight-the-filter<br />
  27. 27. works cited<br />Boss, Suzie. “Playing It Too Safe Online Will Make You Sorry.” Edutopia. The George Lucas Educational Foundation, 5 Nov. 2008. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://www.edutopia.org/‌playing-it-too-safe-online-will-make-you-sorry&gt;.<br />Cofino, Kim. “Online Safety and Responsibility.” Always Learning. N.p., 3 May 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://mscofino.edublogs.org/‌2009/‌05/‌03/‌online-safety-and-responsibility/&gt;.<br />Johnson, Doug. “Venting’s Just One Piece.” Blue Skunk Blog. N.p., 20 Sept. 2008. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/‌blue-skunk-blog/‌2008/‌9/‌20/‌ventings-just-one-piece.html&gt;.<br />Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy. “Filtering Fixes.” Education Week. N.p., 31 Aug. 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://www.edweek.org/‌ew/‌articles/‌2009/‌09/‌02/‌02filter_ep.h29.html?tkn=QN[FwPR%2BcQ5C163IrJXxrec3ENEZu1KEL9H9&gt;.<br />McIntosh, Ewan. “Fresh Research Showing the Damage of Filtering ‘Real World’ Technology.” Ewan McIntosh’s edu.blogs.com. N.p., 12 Mar. 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. &lt;http://edu.blogs.com/‌edublogs/‌2009/‌03/‌fresh-research-showing-the-damage-of-filtering-real-world-technology.html&gt;.<br />
  28. 28. contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com<br />

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