“ Curriculum mapping to adult learning theory:  Is information literacy still relevant  in a web 2.0 world?” Jo-Anne Naslu...
Interrogating our relevance   <ul><ul><li>Agenda   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day-to-day  narratives:  </li></ul></ul>...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative I - Hannah Practica Information Literacy Integrated Unit Planning ...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Her Big Picture – Teaching Success http://www.schwartzbooks.com/mas_assets/f...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative II - Donna  ADHE Community Practice of Adult Education  Web Vista ...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative III - Dr. Gerard SLOBOGEAN  <ul><li>Known  Gerard  since he was in...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative IV - Dr. Anita PALEPU <ul><li>Collaborate  with  Anita  </li></ul>...
<ul><ul><li>Our stories  . . .   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Tell a story ‘ in three sentences ’ about  </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Encourage  contact between students & librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Develop  reciprocity & cooperation  among studen...
…  is an  overview  that clearly identifies : What  is taught: Essential  understandings & skills covered in a course  & h...
<ul><li>A tool  for  communicating about curriculum  (library’s program)  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- fosters opportunitie...
<ul><li>Students  (faculty, course, program) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning opportunities  (assignments, presentations, events...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Two key learning perspectives for librarians <ul><li>Constructivism </li></u...
Engineering educators  -  issues Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 <ul><li>Are we properly training students t...
Ten Outcomes Identified for Engineers Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 <ul><li>Role of the university in educ...
ACRL Information literacy standards <ul><li>Identify  three (3) core information literacy outcomes  </li></ul><ul><li>Map ...
Curriculum mapping  – UBC Teacher Ed <ul><li>EDUC 310 & EDUC 311   General library orientation  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM SEPTEMBER TO MARCH 2008  TEACHER EDUCATION ELEM...
Curriculum mapping  – group exercise <ul><li>Identify  three (3) core information literacy outcomes  </li></ul><ul><li>Map...
Learning in the web space 2.0 <ul><ul><li>Liaison - building faculty & student relationships   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
Learning in the web space  2.0 <ul><li>What are some of the issues? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building faculty & student liais...
Learning in the web space  2.0 <ul><li>What are some of the issues? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building faculty & student liais...
Conclusion <ul><ul><li>What will the future hold? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding our relevance </li></ul></ul></ul...
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Jo-Anne Naslund, UBC Education Librarian Dean Giustini, UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian Presented to the 2008 WILU Conference Kelowna, B.C. May 15 th , 2008

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    1. 1. “ Curriculum mapping to adult learning theory: Is information literacy still relevant in a web 2.0 world?” Jo-Anne Naslund, UBC Education Librarian Dean Giustini, UBC Biomedical Branch Librarian Presented to the 2008 WILU Conference Kelowna, B.C. May 15 th , 2008
    2. 2. Interrogating our relevance <ul><ul><li>Agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day-to-day narratives: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>who needs libraries or librarians anyways? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using ‘curriculum mapping’ for greater relevance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contextualizing adult learning theories & web 2.0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building faculty & student liaison relationships </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal narrative(s) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    3. 3. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative I - Hannah Practica Information Literacy Integrated Unit Planning Collaboration with Teacher-Librarian
    4. 4. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Her Big Picture – Teaching Success http://www.schwartzbooks.com/mas_assets/full/00644038Xjpghttp://www.doles.org/DelkNews15/grafx-15/Skyelsinore3.jpg
    5. 5. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative II - Donna ADHE Community Practice of Adult Education Web Vista Online Course
    6. 6. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative III - Dr. Gerard SLOBOGEAN <ul><li>Known Gerard since he was in 1 st year Medicine at UBC </li></ul><ul><li>Medical programme emphasizes acquiring lifelong learning skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>locating & critically appraising best evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what search skills did Gerard need? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gerard is PGY-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Post graduate year II </li></ul><ul><li>Doing his orthopaedics residency </li></ul><ul><li>Researches info retrieval issues </li></ul>Dr. Gerard Slobogean
    7. 7. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Narrative IV - Dr. Anita PALEPU <ul><li>Collaborate with Anita </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Especially as editor @ Open medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open-access (OA) advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 & multimedia social tools </li></ul></ul>Dr. Anita Palepu <ul><li>Anita is well-known general internist </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Professor, UBC Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Resident Coordinator - St. Paul’s Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Smith Foundation for Health </li></ul><ul><li>Research (MSFHR) Senior Scholar </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Our stories . . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Tell a story ‘ in three sentences ’ about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>your users and their information needs . . .“ </li></ul></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Day-to-day relevance
    9. 9. <ul><li>Encourage contact between students & librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Develop reciprocity & cooperation among students </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage active learning </li></ul><ul><li>Give prompt feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize time on task </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Respect diverse ways of learning </li></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Laverty ‘Principles of Good Library Instruction’
    10. 10. … is an overview that clearly identifies : What is taught: Essential understandings & skills covered in a course & how students will achieve these outcomes How and when and by whom will it be taught: ‘ A visual organizer ’ that makes explicit connections between what is to be mastered & when , where & who will undertake teaching of content Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Curriculum mapping
    11. 11. <ul><li>A tool for communicating about curriculum (library’s program) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- fosters opportunities to enhance both teaching & learning experiences within required courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Aids in implementation of curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- shows faculty their role in big picture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>promotes collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Provides snapshots of curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- from postgraduate & undergraduate perspective </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Raises the level of discussion & reflection </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- about curriculum & resource allocation </li></ul></ul></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Why curriculum mapping ?
    12. 12. <ul><li>Students (faculty, course, program) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning opportunities (assignments, presentations, events) </li></ul><ul><li>Expected learning outcomes (library program/course) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum content / areas of expertise covered (course) </li></ul><ul><li>Student assessment (course & library) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning location (lab, WebCT, classroom) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning resources (electronic, print, human) </li></ul><ul><li>Timetable (time of year, time of month, date) </li></ul><ul><li>Staff (librarian, graduate student, volunteers) </li></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Elements of Curriculum mapping
    13. 13. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 Two key learning perspectives for librarians <ul><li>Constructivism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learners bring their own knowledge to new contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ They’ construct their own knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. Problem-based learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major thinkers – Bandura, Vygotsky </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Socio-cultural learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning is situated socially </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasizes culture & context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>may be formal or informal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. ‘on the job’, online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Major thinkers – Brown, Collins & Duguid Lave & Wenger </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Engineering educators - issues Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 <ul><li>Are we properly training students to function in the workplace ? </li></ul><ul><li>Are our graduates meeting the expectations of employers ? </li></ul><ul><li>University of Regina, Engineering Library, ‘Forging Critical Link’ </li></ul><ul><li>– Presentation by Ed Perry </li></ul>
    15. 15. Ten Outcomes Identified for Engineers Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 <ul><li>Role of the university in education system </li></ul><ul><li>Learn university rules & regulations </li></ul><ul><li>How do you survive in a university ? </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the different branches of engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Discern role of engineer in society </li></ul><ul><li>Examine role of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Good/bad impacts of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Develop oral & written communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Develop skills in locating/evaluating information, with emphasis on resources of university library </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out group engineering project (study) and present results verbally & in writing (50% of grade ) </li></ul>
    16. 16. ACRL Information literacy standards <ul><li>Identify three (3) core information literacy outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Map these to specific course requirements at your institution </li></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    17. 17. Curriculum mapping – UBC Teacher Ed <ul><li>EDUC 310 & EDUC 311 General library orientation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>meet and greet staff visit our physical and online presence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>LLED 310 Introduction to reading resources </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>understand the LC Classification for Children’s literature </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>EPSE 317 Learning disabilities (Education databases) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>select current scholarly journal literature </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>SSED 314 Electronic resources for secondary social studies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>use Statistics Canada & other electronic learning resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>LLED 320 Unit planning information literacy project </li></ul><ul><li>LLED 301 Research across the curriculum </li></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    18. 18. Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008 INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM SEPTEMBER TO MARCH 2008 TEACHER EDUCATION ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY Familiarity with the services, materials and online UBC catalogue & physical space of the Educaton Library How to locate evaluate and utilize current literature to inform practice professional and research How to evaluate and select teaching resources and research available in a side variety of formats and especially digital formats SSED 320 Stations OCTOBER/ NOVEMBER EPSE 317 1 hour Databases OCTOBER EDUC 310 Tour/Lab Welcome SEPTEMBER Use of the resources & services of the school library in planning resource based units of instruction LLED 320 Integrated Unit Planning FEBRUARY/ MARCH Find kid’s book on a theme and add entry to Kidbook Wiki—Tech Coach 3 current journal articles (annotated as part of resource presentatio n) Social Studies Resource Fair Information literacy lesson and unit for practicum—evaluate 5 learning resources LLED 301—Research Across the Curriculum MAY SSED 314 Electronic Resources (Statscan/E-Resources) NOVEMBER EPSE 313 1 hour Databases OCTOBER EDUC 311 Tour/Lab Welcome SEPTEMBER Experiences selecting, evaluating & designing instruction using a wide array of learning resources ICT Skills web navigation, powerpoint, email, wiki, blog, etc.
    19. 19. Curriculum mapping – group exercise <ul><li>Identify three (3) core information literacy outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Map these to specific course requirements at your institution </li></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    20. 20. Learning in the web space 2.0 <ul><ul><li>Liaison - building faculty & student relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>when we can, where we can </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional face-to-face (F2F) liaison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>conversations & meetings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Going digital’ - embedded liaison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>embedding ourselves in the digital context </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social software tools? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulated, virtual environments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second Life? Librarian avatars? </li></ul></ul></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    21. 21. Learning in the web space 2.0 <ul><li>What are some of the issues? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building faculty & student liaison relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face to face (F2F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avatars? </li></ul></ul>Naslund-Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    22. 22. Learning in the web space 2.0 <ul><li>What are some of the issues? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building faculty & student liaison relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face to face (F2F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avatars? </li></ul></ul>Naslund-Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
    23. 23. Conclusion <ul><ul><li>What will the future hold? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding our relevance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adult learning in the information age </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum mapping – being where we are needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>F2F & online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding ‘hot spots’ for information literacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewing faculty </li></ul></ul>Naslund – Giustini, WILU Conference, May 2008
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