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Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
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Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
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Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
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Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy
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Libraries and Librarians As Sponsors of Literacy

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Delivered to the Alabama Library Association YASRT/CSLD Preconference, April 13, 2010

Delivered to the Alabama Library Association YASRT/CSLD Preconference, April 13, 2010

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    • 1. librarians and libraries as sponsors of literacy
      buffy j. hamiltonalabama library association preconference april 2010
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    • 2. sponsors of literacy
      transliteracy
      participatory librarianship
    • 3. let’s think about literacy for a moment via two text polls
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    • 4. how do you define literacy?
      Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.
    • 5. how did you acquire literacy?
      Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.
    • 6. “literacy is the energy supply of the information age.”
      deborah brandt
    • 7. a sponsor of literacy includes any agent who enables, supports, teaches, and models, as well as recruits, regulates, suppresses, or withholds literacy—and gains advantage by it in some way
    • 8. sponsors of literacy are delivery systems for the economies of literacy
    • 9.  Brandt views literacy as a “valuable—and volatile property” that can potentially help individuals gain “…power or pleasure, [accrue] information, civil rights, education, spirituality, status, [and] money.”
    • 10. an examination of a person’s literacy sponsors, “… exposes the deeply textured history that lies within the literacy practices of institutions and within any individuals’ literacy experiences. Accumulated layers of sponsoring influences---in families, workplaces, schools, memory----carry forms of literacy that have been shaped out of ideological and economic struggles of the past.”
      deborah brandt
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    • 11. all literacy sponsors, past, present, and future, shape
      a person’s literacy learning,
      literacy development, and
      literacy
      opportunities
    • 12. churches
    • 13. schools
    • 14. celebrity
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    • 15. retailers
    • 16. book clubs
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    • 17. family
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    • 18. peers
    • 19. work
    • 20. technology
    • 21. reading incentive programs/software
    • 22. testing and assessment
    • 23. libraries
    • 24. “the more that the school organizes literacy teaching and learning to serve the needs of the economic system, the more it betrays its democratic possibilities” deborah brandt
    • 25. “this means that our democratic institutions (schools and libraries particularly) have to
      work hard and thoughtfully to
      mitigatethese forces.”
      Deborah Brandt
    • 26. knight foundation recommendation 6: integrate digital and media literacy as critical elements for education at all levels through collaboration among federal, state, and local education officials
    • 27. knight foundation recommendation 7: fund and support public libraries and other community institutions as centers of digital and media training, especially for adults
    • 28. “we have to make sure schools and libraries invite critical and active uses of media that strengthen our democratic potential.” Deborah Brandt
    • 29. “as new and powerful forms of literacy emerge, they diminish the reach and possibilities of receding ones”deborah brandt
    • 30. the idea that literacy is only about print materials is slowly disappearing
    • 31. helping patrons and stakeholders understand the expanding definition of literacy is a muddy but playful endeavor
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    • 32. we're on the cusp of profound changes in what counts as a “text” and literacy
    • 33. transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks
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    • 34. as sponsors of transliteracy, libraries can close the participation gap
    • 35. how can libraries function as sponsors of transliteracy?
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    • 36. how do we disrupt limited perceptions of literacy and open up conversations about the possibilities of transliteracy?
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    • 37. how do we position literacy as a means for equity and democracy rather than a commodity shaped by extrinsic motivation?
    • 38. how do we invite and facilitate conversations about transliteracy with our patrons?
    • 39. a participatory climate is conducive to a library program acting as a powerful and positive sponsor of transliteracy
    • 40. participatory librarianship is about inviting and creating spaces for …
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    • 41. inviting and engaging participation
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    • 42. sparking conversations
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    • 43. knowledge construction and creation
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    • 44. libraries are in the change business
    • 45. what does transliteracy look like in a library?
    • 46. privilege and support multiple containers and pathways to information
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    • 47. ebooks and mobile readers
    • 48. mobile computing
    • 49. ereaders
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    • 50. research pathfinders that reflect the changing nature of social scholarship with tools such as rss, social networks, videos, mashups, and other information feeds
    • 51. teach students multiple and dynamic ways of connecting with real world experts to help answer their questions
    • 52. skype
    • 53. blogging
    • 54. teach students collaborative tools for creating and sharing knowledge
    • 55. wikis
    • 56. web authoring skills
    • 57. Teach students social bookmarking tools for tagging and organizing favorite web resources as well as a research tool in one’s personal learning network
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    • 58. diigo
    • 59. diigo
    • 60. evernote
    • 61. scaffold alternate ways of representing learning and knowledge
    • 62. glogster
    • 63. scanning, posting, and licensing artwork
    • 64. multigenre elements
    • 65. presentation zen and digital citizenship
    • 66. teach students how to harness the power of cloud computing and social media tools to create personal learning environments and information dashboards
    • 67. student created netvibes portal
      http://www.netvibes.com/samonte94#General
    • 68. student created netvibes portal
      http://www.netvibes.com/alex7586#Home
    • 69. student created netvibes portal
    • 70. student created netvibes portal
      http://www.netvibes.com/euralayus#Home_Page
    • 71. help support patrons’ real world “right here, right now” needs
    • 72. darien library 21 things for the 21st century parent
    • 73. charlotte mecklenburg library - job help center at main library
    • 74. rethinking what “collection” means
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    • 75. gaming
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    • 76. manga and anime
    • 77. graphic novels
    • 78. virtual reference
    • 79. digital equipment
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    • 80. our information portals and digital information streams
    • 81. the possibilities are challenging but exciting
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    • 82. re-envision
      literacy from
      alternate
      and
      multiple
      perspectives
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    • 83. libraries’ efforts as sponsors of transliteracy can create ripple effects in the lives of our patrons
    • 84. works cited
      Brandt, Deborah. “In Their Own Words: Students Provide a Video Tour of Their Netvibes Learning
      Portals .” Interview by Buffy Hamilton. The Unquiet Librarian. N.p., 25 Mar. 2010. Web. 8 Apr.
      2010. <http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/‌2010/‌03/‌25/‌sponsors-of-literacy-in-
      contemporary-culture-an-e-interview-with-dr-deborah-brandt/>.
      Brandt, D. (2001).  Literacy in American Lives.  New York:  Cambridge University Press.
      Hamilton, Buffy. “In Their Own Words: Students Provide a Video Tour of Their Netvibes Learning
      Portals .” The Unquiet Librarian. N.p., 26 Mar. 2010. Web. 8 Apr. 2010.
      <http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/‌2010/‌03/‌26/‌in-their-own-words-students-provide-
      a-video-tour-of-their-netvibes-learning-portals/>.
      The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy.
      “Recommendation 7.” The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a
      Democracy. Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, 2 Oct. 2009. Web. 8 Apr.
      2010. <http://www.knightcomm.org/‌recommendation7/>.
      • - -. “Recommendation 6.” The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a
      Democracy. Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, 2 Oct. 2009. Web. 8 Apr.
      2010. <http://www.knightcomm.org/‌recommendation6/>.
      Lankes, R. David. “Introduction.” The Participatory Librarianship Starter Kit. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Apr.
      2010. <http://ptbed.org/‌intro.php>.
    • 85. suggested readings
      • Knight Foundation Recommendation 6
      • 86. Knight Foundation Recommendation 7
      • 87. My E-Interview with Dr. Deborah Brandt
      • 88. Students Discuss Their Netivbes Learning Portals (features student video interviews on YouTube)
      • 89. A Student Discusses Interacting with an Expert on His Blog (features student video interview on YouTube)
      • 90. The Unquiet Librarian Blog
      • 91. Libraries and Transliteracy Blog
      • 92. The Unquiet Library's Research Pathfinders at LibGuides
      • 93. The Media 21 Project (please see this resource page 1 as well as resource page 2 )
      • 94. Supporting Transliteracy with Evernote: Evernote for Every Literacy
      • 95. The Participatory Librarianship Starter Kit
    • contact information
      buffy.hamilton@gmail.com
      http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com
      http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com
      https://sites.google.com/site/theunquietlibrary/
      http://bit.ly/8YbOC0 (resource page for today’s presentation)

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