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Learning Strategies for a 2.0 World (presentation for NEFLIN)

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  • From Players to Guides: Learning Strategies for a 2.0 World Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library LibraryBytes.com NEFLIN – Sept 08 http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecullivan/2764553911/
  • © Dave Pattern http://www.daveyp.com/blog
  • Web 1.0 Web 2.0
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/popoever/234877734/
  • “ The central idea of (Web 2.0 technologies) is harnessing collective intelligence.” - Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media API API API API
  • “ I think we're in -- in a lot of ways-- a period of the most profound reinvention of ...education and how people need to learn since the invention of literacy. ” - Tim O’Reily cc. Aaron Schmidt http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronschmidt/281619803/
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
    • Design & create
    • Communicate
    • Symphony – to see the big picture
    • Empathy – to read emotions handle relationships.
    • Play and fun
    • Meaning … relevance
  • Published knowledge is old knowledge : The art of intelligence in the 21st Century will be less concerned with integrating old knowledge and more concerned with using published knowledge as a path to exactly the right source or sources that can create new knowledge tailored to a new situation , in real time . - Robert Steele http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredarmitage/91520238/
  • The Digital Divide
  • The New Digital Divide
    • Those who know how to “think” about search vs. those who don’t.
    • Those who know how to validate soft information vs. those who don’t
    • Those who know where to find information in new “hot” channels vs. those who don’t.
    • Those who understand the current culture of informal languages vs. those who don’t.
    • Those who know how to get information to travel to them vs. those who still chase it.
    • Those who have the knowledge and skills to create and re-mix digital media and those who don’t.
    • Those that understand learning is a continual process vs. those that view learning as an achievement.
    The New Digital Divide
  • “ Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools."   - Marshall McLuhan http://www.flickr.com/photos/wiseacre/175479093/
  • Types of social information
    • Photos, podcasts, blogs, scapblogs,
  • Personal Learning Environment
    • Systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to
    • set their own learning goals
    • manage their learning; managing both content and process
    • communicate with others in the process of learning
  • What can you do to constantly keep up with changes?
    • Player [ pley -er] noun
    • a person or thing that plays.
    • one actively involved especially in a competitive field or process.
  • Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
  • http://librarianinblack.typepad.com
  • www.lifehacker.com
  • http://librarystream.wordpress.com/
  • www.wired.com
  • http://explorediscoverplay.blogspot.com
      • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    Photo by Uma B. - Flickr Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    • Create a learning blog
    Photo by Lemonade Dusk- Flickr Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
  • http://www.web2learning.net
    • 15 minutes a day
    • Subscribe to just 5 blogs
    • Tag “play items” in Del.icio.us
    • Create a learning blog
    • PLAY!!!!!
    Photo by Bukutgirl - Flickr Become a “ Knowledge Player ”:
  • Teaching Learning
    • Learning is the process of becoming rather than the process of acquiring.
      • - Stephen Downes
  • How can you help others navigate the learning maze? How can we help them become? http://www.flickr.com/photos/skip/42288914 /
  • Guide [gīd] noun 1) a person who exhibits and explains points of interest. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sadalit/74439495/
  • Become a Discovery Guide : http://www.flickr.com/photos/liquid101/864754639/
    • It's about Training Learning
  • Engaged + Motivated = Learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/justcharlaine/531111910/
    • Challenge the classroom model
    Become a Discovery Guide :
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/12341693/ P 2 P
  • Photo of the broth art http://www.thebroth.com/art6108.html
    • Remember exposure is the 1 st step towards learning
    Become a Discovery Guide : http://www.flickr.com/photos/photo_phantoms/465339294/
    • Focus on
    • Learners have as much to share as Guides
    Become a Discovery Guide : http://www.flickr.com/photos/91751279@N00/187226314/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/shouldbeworking/2662929578/ Collaborative Space
    • Focus on FUN!
    Become a Discovery Guide : http://www.flickr.com/photos/32861370@N00/179506851/
  • Knowledge playing Discovery Guiding Learning Curve fun!
  • Warning: Deep Thoughts …
  • Developed by Lori Reed www.librarytrainer.com
    • Lifelong Learning Habits:
    • Begin with the end in mind
    • Accept responsibility for own learning
    • View problems as challenges
    • Have confidence in yourself as a competent, effective learner
    • Create you own learning toolbox
    • Use technology to your advantage
    • Teach & mentor others
    • 7.5 …
    • P2P
    • Peer support
    • Peer production
    • Peer collaboration
    • Peer LEARNING
    Libraries as learning environments …
  • What should do to fuel learning , knowledge & wisdom ? Focus on … Curiosity Creativity Collaboration http://www.flickr.com/photos/fornal/394740182/
  • “ The illiterate of the future are not those who can't read or write but those who cannot learn, unlearn , and re-learn .” - Alvin Toffler  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ogimogi/2253657555/
  • It’s about all of the above, but most importantly, it’s about …
  • Enlightening Expanding Communities Energetic Empowering Individuals Enabling Equality Engaging users Embedded Embracing Enchanting Encouraging participation … etc.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/toddography/12034661/ C or E?
  • Disable? or Enable? Control? or Empower?
  • Realize that WE are more valuable when we EMPOWER Libraries need to … … then when we try to control. http://www.flickr.com/photos/celesterc/540341359/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kimonomania/474758933/
  • Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library [email_address] www.LibraryBytes.com