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Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
Session 1 - The Information Landscape
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Session 1 - The Information Landscape

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Session 1 "Lecture" for ISLT-1111 at the University of Missouri. …

Session 1 "Lecture" for ISLT-1111 at the University of Missouri.

Created for ISLT-1111 by instructor Kyle Denlinger.

Reference links:
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/07/we-knew-web-was-big.html
http://techcrunch.com/2010/08/04/schmidt-data/

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  • 1. INFORMATION USE andSTUDENT SUCCESSSession 1: The Info Landscape
  • 2. Kyle Denlinger
  • 3. Kyle Denlinger kddt33@mail.missouri.edu
  • 4. @denriguezKyle Denlinger kddt33@mail.missouri.edu
  • 5. INFO ANXIETYHOW OVERWHELMED ARE WE?INFO LITERACYHOW ITLL SAVE YOUR LIFEEVALUATING INFOIS IT CRAP OR CRAAP?
  • 6. Information anxiety
  • 7. Information ? anxiety
  • 8. ONETRILLION
  • 9. ONE unique URLs on the Web in 2008 1TRILLION
  • 10. Think of all the informationproduced from theDAWN OF CIVILIZATION until about 2003.
  • 11. quite a lot, right?
  • 12. we now producethat same amount of information
  • 13. we now produce EVERY TWO2that same amount of information DAYS.
  • 14. OVERWHELMED?THATS INFORMATION ANXIETY. how about this:
  • 15. NOT KNOWING HOW TO:FINDEVALUATEUSEHIGH-QUALITY INFORMATION
  • 16. WERE DROWNINGIN A SEA OF INFORMATION.
  • 17. WERE DROWNINGIN A SEA OF INFORMATION. WHAT CAN SAVE US?
  • 18. Informationliteracy
  • 19. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY IS THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE A NEED FOR INFO
  • 20. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY IS THE ABILITY TO ASK THOUGHTFUL ?s
  • 21. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY IS THE ABILITY TO LOCATE QUALITY SOURCES
  • 22. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY IS THE ABILITY TO EVALUATE LIKE A DETECTIVE
  • 23. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY IS THE ABILITY TO USE INFO RESPONSIBLY
  • 24. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS LESS TIME SEARCHING TEH INTERNETS
  • 25. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS MORE TIME DOING THINGS YOU LIKE
  • 26. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS LESS FRUSTRATING RESEARCH
  • 27. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS MORE SATISFYING LEARNING
  • 28. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS LESS GARBAGE
  • 29. hat is it ?w INFO LITERACY MEANS BETTER GRADES
  • 30. INFO LITERATEPEOPLE LIKE INFO ARENINJAS
  • 31. why?
  • 32. why?they know crap from CRAAP.
  • 33. why?they know crap from CRAAP.(and theyre deadly efficient!)
  • 34. huh?
  • 35. Evaluating information
  • 36. NOT ALL INFO ISCREATED EQUAL.HOW DO WE DETERMINEGOOD INFOFROM BAD INFO?
  • 37. Use the CRAAP Test.Really.
  • 38. CRAAP
  • 39. CurrencyRelevanceAuthorityAccuracyPurpose
  • 40. CurrencyR How old is the material?A Does the age matter?AP
  • 41. CurrencyR Historical research:A Medical research: Old info = helpful!A Old info = painful!P
  • 42. CRelevanceA How well does this fit?A Does it answer my question?P
  • 43. CR Who created it?AuthorityA A journalist? A student? Are they an expert?P Just some weirdo?
  • 44. C How accurate is the info?R Is it backed upA by other sources?AccuracyP
  • 45. C Why was the infoR created?A To entertain? To inform? To persuade?A To mislead?Purpose
  • 46. THE BOTTOM LINE:IT IS UP TOYOUTO EVALUATEYOUR INFO
  • 47. THE BOTTOM LINE:IT IS UP TO YOURYOUTO EVALUATE FOR YOU MAMA WONT DO ITYOUR INFO
  • 48. INFO ANXIETYTHERES LOTS OF INFO OUT THERE.INFO LITERACYHELPS YOU BEAT INFO ANXIETYEVALUATING INFOMAKES YOU AN INFO NINJA
  • 49. SOURCES1 Alpert, J. and Hajaj, N. (2008, July 25). We knew the web was big... Official GoogleBlog. Retrieved fromhttp://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/07/we-knew-web-was-big.html.2 Siegler, M. (2010, August 4). Eric Schmidt: Every 2 days we create as muchinformation as we did up to 2003. TechCrunch. Retrieved fromhttp://techcrunch.com/2010/08/04/schmidt-data/

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