Helene Blowers Technology Director Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County NCLA, Oct 2007
Why L2?
 
http://www.personoftheyear.be/
“ Web 2.0  generally refers to a second generation of  services available on the WWW that lets people    collaborate  and ...
 
<ul><li>Introduce  staff to   new technologies    available on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage  staff to take respons...
TechTalks
43 Things I might want to do this year  by Stephen Abram  Information Outlook - Feb 2006   http://tinyurl.com/y47cau
Engaged +  Motivated =  Learning
 
Week 1: Introduction Week 2: Blogging Week 3: Photos & Images Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders Week 5: Play week Week 6: Tagging ...
 
Discovery Optional  Challenge
Discovery
Challenge
Thing #2 – Review the tutorial & reflect on these habits in your blog.
<ul><li>Lifelong learning habits: </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Accept responsibility for...
 
 
 
L2 Statistics: 540 PLCMC Staff 372  Participants 69% voluntary 226  MP3 Players 42% voluntary
 
What staff said ...
What staff said ...
It has already helped me assist borrowers with questions about the Internet and the resources the Library is offering.
 
  I looked at the whole process as a dare - if the rest of the staff could do this, so could I as a representative of the ...
 
The most eye-opening part of Learning 2.0 for me has been the variety of ways that people can engage with each other socia...
 
# 23 Thing,  AT LAST! –  I didn’t think I could do it, but I worked hard and here I am.
 
Thank for increasing my knowledge in Technology. If it hadn't been for you and Learning 2.0- my knowledge of technology wo...
 
I feel like Cinderella who just finished her chores in time to go to the Ball.  (But the chores were a learning experience...
 
I want to thank all those who made this Learning experience possible.  I hope I get to talk to you personally to tell you ...
Overall I thought this was a crazy good program, really easy, and really made me think.
 
It helps to have nice  little incentives of course, but I think the true reward (whether or not we want to admit it) is th...
 
 
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members    of staff (especially mgmt & non PS)  to participate. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Exposing  staff to new tools </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging  PLAY </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering  individuals </li></...
<ul><li>But most importantly, it’s about … </li></ul>
 
http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com
http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com Helene Blowers [email_address] Slides & info links:  LibraryBytes.com
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  • NCLA Learning 2.0

    1. 1. Helene Blowers Technology Director Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County NCLA, Oct 2007
    2. 2. Why L2?
    3. 4. http://www.personoftheyear.be/
    4. 5. “ Web 2.0 generally refers to a second generation of services available on the WWW that lets people collaborate and share information online .” - Wikipedia.com Shared Videos = Shared Pictures = Shared Knowledge = Shared Bookmarks = Shared News = Shared Everything =
    5. 7. <ul><li>Introduce staff to new technologies available on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to take responsibility for their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Reward staff for taking the initiative to complete 23 self-discovery exercises. </li></ul>
    6. 8. TechTalks
    7. 9. 43 Things I might want to do this year by Stephen Abram Information Outlook - Feb 2006 http://tinyurl.com/y47cau
    8. 10. Engaged + Motivated = Learning
    9. 12. Week 1: Introduction Week 2: Blogging Week 3: Photos & Images Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders Week 5: Play week Week 6: Tagging & Folksonomies Week 7: Wikis Week 8: Online applications & tools Week 9: Podcasts, Videos & Downloadable audio + 1 month of extra exploration time.
    10. 14. Discovery Optional Challenge
    11. 15. Discovery
    12. 16. Challenge
    13. 17. Thing #2 – Review the tutorial & reflect on these habits in your blog.
    14. 18. <ul><li>Lifelong learning habits: </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Accept responsibility for own learning </li></ul><ul><li>View problems as challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Have confidence in yourself as a competent, effective learner </li></ul><ul><li>Create you own learning toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology to your advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Teach & mentor others </li></ul><ul><li>7.5 … Play! </li></ul>
    15. 22. L2 Statistics: 540 PLCMC Staff 372 Participants 69% voluntary 226 MP3 Players 42% voluntary
    16. 24. What staff said ...
    17. 25. What staff said ...
    18. 26. It has already helped me assist borrowers with questions about the Internet and the resources the Library is offering.
    19. 28. I looked at the whole process as a dare - if the rest of the staff could do this, so could I as a representative of the over-60 crowd!
    20. 30. The most eye-opening part of Learning 2.0 for me has been the variety of ways that people can engage with each other socially online.
    21. 32. # 23 Thing, AT LAST! – I didn’t think I could do it, but I worked hard and here I am.
    22. 34. Thank for increasing my knowledge in Technology. If it hadn't been for you and Learning 2.0- my knowledge of technology would still been in a very small box.
    23. 36. I feel like Cinderella who just finished her chores in time to go to the Ball. (But the chores were a learning experience and hold promise for the future.)
    24. 38. I want to thank all those who made this Learning experience possible. I hope I get to talk to you personally to tell you how exciting it was to go through the program.
    25. 39. Overall I thought this was a crazy good program, really easy, and really made me think.
    26. 41. It helps to have nice little incentives of course, but I think the true reward (whether or not we want to admit it) is that we're improving our minds
    27. 44. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate weekly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & support) to participate. .
    28. 45. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate weekly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Build the program for late bloomers
    29. 46. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate weekly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Allow participants to blog anonymously. .
    30. 47. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods
    31. 48. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges.
    32. 49. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Encourage staff to use each other and work together.
    33. 50. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Remember that’s it not about acceptance or “doing it right”. It’s about exposure!
    34. 51. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI!!!
    35. 52. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Practice transparency and radical trust.
    36. 53. <ul><li>Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & non PS) to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Build the program for late bloomers. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow participants to blog anonymously </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on discovery & encourage challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to use each other & work together. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that it’s not about acceptance or doing it right . It’s about exposure. </li></ul><ul><li>Find funding for incentives – huge ROI !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Practice transparency & radical trust </li></ul><ul><li>& continually encourage staff to play!!!!! </li></ul>Continually encourage staff to PLAY!
    37. 54. <ul><li>Exposing staff to new tools </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging PLAY </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding the knowledge toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating FEAR </li></ul>
    38. 55. <ul><li>But most importantly, it’s about … </li></ul>
    39. 57. http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com
    40. 58. http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com Helene Blowers [email_address] Slides & info links: LibraryBytes.com

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