Oh, the Places You’ll Go!  Research Pathfinders 2.0:  Information Streams for Student Researc h Presented by Buffy Hamilto...
Image used with permission under a Creative Common License from http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/2297933452/sizes/l/
what do students need for the journey of   learning  and  information fluency ?
roadmap:  the pathfinder tourist attractions to explore:  traditional and emerging sources of information
roadmap:  the research pathfinder
Image Attribution:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/o/
how can we  help  students stay    afloat     in endless  streams   of   information ? Image used with http://www.flickr.c...
what we can provide students to help them  find   their way rather than getting  lost  on the information highway? Image a...
pathfinders  guide  students to the resources needed for a    research task
carefully constructed   pathfinders   can help students access    quality  information    more    efficiently
your  librarian , your travel guide for the information world, can help  plot a course  for research with a research pathf...
web 2.0 tools help us  manage  the streams of  information   available
web 2.0   tools   help  librarians  embed content  more easily
<ul><li>research    pathfinder navigation tools </li></ul><ul><li>widgets </li></ul><ul><li>rss feeds </li></ul><ul><li>in...
students can “pull” information   rather than “pushing” to find    information from the    pathfinder sources    via    in...
tourist attractions to  explore: traditional and nontraditional sources of information
the future is now:  emerging  sources of authoritative information and social scholarship
emerging web 2.0 sources of credible information Image Attribution:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/66132721@N00/2784325465/...
Image Attribution:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/bksecretphoto/2227495313/ How do we help learners negotiate    this  fric...
<ul><li>unpacking web 2.0 tools for  social scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>social bookmarking services (del.icio.us, diigo)...
rss =real simple syndication, a web feed or stream format designed to  deliver  content
feed aggregators  capture  your favorite RSS feeds and  deliver  streams of information to your fingertips Image attributi...
wikis -=open software that encourages  collaboration     and knowledge building
iTunes podcasts and iTunesU
YouTube features  educational  videos from    news outlets,  book publishers,    and other   reputable     organizations
Image Attribution:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/dav/104349246/sizes/l/ Social bookmarking for  tagging  and  organizing  ...
blogs are a forum for  dialogue  on any    topic and invite conversation as well as the exchange of  ideas
where  do    we want our students to go in their  journey    for information?
what  routes  to information do  we want them to travel?
teachers and    librarians must work together to  help  students become  informationally  savvy
information fluent  students    won’t miss a turn or    get lost in their travels    for information
Works Cited Valenza, Joyce. &quot;Top School Library Things to Think About in 2008 .&quot; Weblog      entry. 2 Jan. 2008....
Contact Information Buffy J. Hamilton, Ed.S. Media Specialist Creekview High School Cherokee County School District http:/...
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  1. 1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Research Pathfinders 2.0: Information Streams for Student Researc h Presented by Buffy Hamilton Creekview High School, Media Specialist Cherokee County School District BIGGER Conference April 17, 2009 http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com
  2. 2. Image used with permission under a Creative Common License from http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/2297933452/sizes/l/
  3. 3. what do students need for the journey of learning and information fluency ?
  4. 4. roadmap: the pathfinder tourist attractions to explore: traditional and emerging sources of information
  5. 5. roadmap: the research pathfinder
  6. 6. Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/o/
  7. 7. how can we help students stay afloat in endless streams of information ? Image used with http://www.flickr.com/photos/onkel_wart/2934377433/sizes/l/
  8. 8. what we can provide students to help them find their way rather than getting lost on the information highway? Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/palagret/210423111/sizes/o/
  9. 9. pathfinders guide students to the resources needed for a research task
  10. 10. carefully constructed pathfinders can help students access quality information more efficiently
  11. 11. your librarian , your travel guide for the information world, can help plot a course for research with a research pathfinder
  12. 12. web 2.0 tools help us manage the streams of information available
  13. 13. web 2.0 tools help librarians embed content more easily
  14. 14. <ul><li>research pathfinder navigation tools </li></ul><ul><li>widgets </li></ul><ul><li>rss feeds </li></ul><ul><li>information portals (pageflakes, netvibes, igoogle) </li></ul><ul><li>aggregators to “catch” feeds (google reader, bloglines) </li></ul><ul><li>social bookmarking </li></ul>
  15. 15. students can “pull” information rather than “pushing” to find information from the pathfinder sources via information portals Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wendiandrews/3073959807/sizes/o/
  16. 16. tourist attractions to explore: traditional and nontraditional sources of information
  17. 17. the future is now: emerging sources of authoritative information and social scholarship
  18. 18. emerging web 2.0 sources of credible information Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/66132721@N00/2784325465/sizes/l/
  19. 19. Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bksecretphoto/2227495313/ How do we help learners negotiate this friction between traditional and new media ? Joyce Valenza
  20. 20. <ul><li>unpacking web 2.0 tools for social scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>social bookmarking services (del.icio.us, diigo) </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>youtube Channels </li></ul><ul><li>podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>twitter </li></ul><ul><li>google library and google books </li></ul><ul><li>widgets </li></ul><ul><li>rss feeds (news sources, journals, websites) </li></ul><ul><li>itunes u </li></ul>Image used under Creative Common License with permission from http://www.flickr.com/photos/talekinker/2393380504/
  21. 21. rss =real simple syndication, a web feed or stream format designed to deliver content
  22. 22. feed aggregators capture your favorite RSS feeds and deliver streams of information to your fingertips Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_lustig/2537864746/sizes/l/
  23. 23. wikis -=open software that encourages collaboration and knowledge building
  24. 24. iTunes podcasts and iTunesU
  25. 25. YouTube features educational videos from news outlets, book publishers, and other reputable organizations
  26. 26. Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dav/104349246/sizes/l/ Social bookmarking for tagging and organizing favorite web resources as well as a research tool in one’s personal learning network
  27. 27. blogs are a forum for dialogue on any topic and invite conversation as well as the exchange of ideas
  28. 28. where do we want our students to go in their journey for information?
  29. 29. what routes to information do we want them to travel?
  30. 30. teachers and librarians must work together to help students become informationally savvy
  31. 31. information fluent students won’t miss a turn or get lost in their travels for information
  32. 32. Works Cited Valenza, Joyce. &quot;Top School Library Things to Think About in 2008 .&quot; Weblog      entry. 2 Jan. 2008. Neverendingsearch. 13 Mar. 2008.
  33. 33. Contact Information Buffy J. Hamilton, Ed.S. Media Specialist Creekview High School Cherokee County School District http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com buffy.hamilton@gmail.com

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