Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5




Presentation given for CILIP ISG Group in London 13 November 2008

Presentation given for CILIP ISG Group in London 13 November 2008



Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



1 Embed 1 1



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Cilip08 Cilip08 Presentation Transcript

  • Using Web 2.0 to help the Millennials Peter Godwin University of Bedfordshire November 2008
  • /
  • / The death of librarianship? View slide
  • Using Web 2.0 to help the Millennials
    • What are they going to need help with?
    • Is Information Literacy the answer?
    • How can Web 2.0 help? View slide
  • Do you suffer from discomgoogolation?
  • What they need to become
    • Collaborators
    • Synthesizers
    • Adaptors
    Yolanda by Micheo flickr
  • Web generation
  • All the literacies
    • Media literacy
    • IT literacy Information literacy
    • Language literacy Visual literacy
    • E literacy
    • Information fluency
    • I-skills
    • Information skills
  • Is Information Literacy our key to the future? /
  • What does it mean to be Information Literate?
  • Information Literacy
  • What is Information Literacy?
    • “ Information literacy is the adoption of appropriate information behaviour to identify through whatever channel or medium, information well fitted to information needs, leading to wise and ethical use of information in society.”
    • (Sheila Webber and Bill Johnston)
  • SCONUL Seven Pillars framework
  • SCONUL 7 Pillars
    • Recognising need for information
    • Distinguishing sources and access
    • Constructing search strategies
    • Locating and accessing
    • Comparing & evaluating
    • Organising, applying and communicating
    • Synthesising and adding new knowledge
  • / But is it too late for them?
  • The MEGO effect!
    • “ Most instructors have stood in front of a class only to wonder if their only purpose on that day was to serve as a sedative for the majority of the class.”
    • Payne, et al (2006)
    My eyes glaze over
  • “ It’s about student learning , stupid!”
    • Active Auditory
    • Constructivist Collaborative
    • Kinesthetic
    • Visual
    • Contextual
    • Conversational Reflective
  • Web 2.0
    • RSS feeds
    • Wikis
    • Blogs
    • Mashups
    • Podcasting Tagging
    • Vodcasting
    • flickr
    • FaceBook
    • YouTube
    • Instant messaging
    • Second Life
    Bleu celt flickr
  • Peter Godwin and Jo Parker, editors Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0
  • RSS Convenience Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic
  • Blogs Reflective Creative Discussive Engaging Collaborative Kinesthetic
  • Research 2.0: Research Blogs as Windows of Opportunity Olivia Reinauer , Social Sciences Librarian, University of Richmond Terry Dolson , Faculty Development Specialist, University of Richmond
  • Creative Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic Wikis
  • Wiki-ing Your Way into Collaborative Learning Molly Beestrum, and Kenneth Orenic, Dominican University, Illinois   Using Wikis in English 102 We designed some simple assignments to acclimatise students to wiki use.
  • Wikipedia Creative Shows a process Critical thinking Collaborative Kinesthetic
  • Use of Wikipedia
    • Is it Encyclopaedia Idiotica?
  • Sarah who?
  • Flickr Visual Kinesthetic Creative Collaborative Keywords
  • Visual Auditory Kinesthetic Shows process Trigger for discussion Creative Collaborative YouTube
  • Instruction
  • Showing a process
  • Trigger for discussion
  • delicious Sharing Keywords Critical thinking Creative Collaborative Visual Kinesthetic
  • Tagging Keywords Visual Kinesthetic
    • Pen marker /
  • Facebook Creative Collaboration Visual Auditory Kinesthetic
  • Blackboard CourseFeed
  • Are you on Facebook?
  • Visual tools and OPACs Visual Kinesthetic Active
  • LibraryThing Collaborative Sharing Kinesthetic
  • Screencasting, podcasting and vodcasting Shows process Convenience Creative Auditory Visual
  • Instant messaging Convenience Kinesthetic
  • Instant messaging
  • Second Life Active Personal Visual Kinesthetic
  • Reference Desks in Second Life
  • The future
    • We should seek to change their habits
    • and help to improve the quality of their questions
    • Web 2.0 tools can help us do this and to counter the mego effect
  • Librarians go wild /
  • Subscribe to the Blog! Get your library to buy the book