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Half pecha kucha presentation on digital literacy skills for the OU's 'Learning in an open world' conference, 22-23 June 2010

Half pecha kucha presentation on digital literacy skills for the OU's 'Learning in an open world' conference, 22-23 June 2010

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  • Digital natives lack critical thinking skills What skills do our students need? What skills do we (OU staff) need?


  • 1. Savvy, safe, social…and scholarly? skills for an Open World Learning in an Open World Conference, Katharine Reedy / Jo Parker / Kirsty Baker, OU Library Services, June 2010
  • 2. What does the new information landscape look like?
  • 3. Finding is easy, trust is harder…
    • How do you know what to trust?
      • Peer reviewed? from the BBC? OU course materials?
    • How do you know who to trust online?
      • The green gnome: http://xtranormal.com/watch/6647737/
    • Where will you learn the skills to make sense of what you find?
  • 4. … there are legal issues too
    • What can you do with stuff when you’ve found it? (who owns it?)
    • Are tweets copyrightable?
    • Man appeals against fine for spoof tweet: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/03/tweeter-appeal-spoof-message-conviction
  • 5. What skills do we need?
      • Digital literacy: survival skills for the 21 st century (Martin Bean, Naomi Sargant memorial lecture):
    • http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =x0tV0Zolb2w&feature=related
  • 6. What is digital literacy?
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  • 9. Digital literacy at the OU
    • What does digital literacy mean for you in your context?
    • How should it be taught?
    • Whose responsibility is it to ensure digital literacy is integrated into the curriculum?
    • Join the debate on Cloudworks:
    • http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/3090
  • 10. Acknowledgements
    • Cristobal Cobo Romani (2009) Digital natives http://www.flickr.com/photos/ergonomic/3363073562/
    • ConanTheLibrarian (2009) Kayaking the middle fork http://www.flickr.com/photos/25080113@N06/3726646733/
    • dougbelshaw (2009) Wordle of my Ed.D. Thesis as at 13/11/09 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dougbelshaw/4099913923/
    • Emilio Quintana (2010) 8 componentes de la competencia digital – Futurelab http://www.flickr.com/photos/eq/4553718011/
    • Express Monorail (2010) Daily Disney – Fireworks http://www.flickr.com/photos/expressmonorail/4338308590/
    • HatM (2009) Spaghetti with tomato sauce http://www.flickr.com/photos/hatm/3448832284/
    • j.o.h.n. Walker (2008) Fog over Istanbul skyscrapers http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatcouldgowrong/2245309248/
    • Krista76 (2007) Old new media readings http://www.flickr.com/photos/slimcoincidence/406910873/
    • Jami3.org (2008) iPhone 3G (1) http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamiemc/3121991019/
    • LivingOS (2008) Power on button http://www.flickr.com/photos/livingos/2494500294/
    • McKenzie, Dianne (2010) My understanding of information literacy http://librarygrits.blogspot.com/2010/05/information-literacy-is-basis-for-all.html
    • nasa1fan/MSFC (2008) Coronet Cluster is Star-Making Hotspot (NASA, Chandra, 9/13/07) http://www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05/2675405174/
    • Music sound track: George_Ellinas_-_Pulse_(George_Ellinas_remix)