Libraries, Learning & Play Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library LibraryBytes.com ACPL - April 08 http://www.flickr.com/photos/nothing-mind/1029101841/in/photostream/
“ 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/
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/
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/