Finding Our Students At Their Point of Need

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This is the keynote for the NCLA Library Instruction at the Point of Need conference. More information here: http://www.nclaonline.org/college-university/event/library-instruction-point-need

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Finding Our Students At Their Point of Need

  1. 1. Finding Our Students At Their Point of Needas higher education changes, so too does the point of need Lauren Pressley, Wake Forest University Library Instruction at the Point of Need | October 29, 2010
  2. 2. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  3. 3. But first!
  4. 4. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  5. 5. Higher Education is Changing
  6. 6. mass education  individualized
  7. 7. four years to how many? mass education  individualized
  8. 8. synchronous to asynchronous mass education  individualized
  9. 9. mass education  individualized design your own major
  10. 10. face-to-face  hybrid, online, & self-paced
  11. 11. asynchronous face-to-face  hybrid, online, & self-paced
  12. 12. modular face-to-face  hybrid, online, & self-paced
  13. 13. open educational resources face-to-face  hybrid, online, & self-paced
  14. 14. Gates & open access
  15. 15. Gates & open access the Gates grants
  16. 16. MIT has value Gates & open access
  17. 17. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  18. 18. The Point of Need is Changing
  19. 19. donʼt need help finding things... need help sifting through all they come across
  20. 20. information overload helping our users sift:
  21. 21. alerts helping our users sift:
  22. 22. rss helping our users sift:
  23. 23. twitter helping our users sift:
  24. 24. facebook helping our users sift:
  25. 25. donʼt need to limit choices to whatʼs available at your institution, when theyʼre available
  26. 26. turning to other schools student’s choice
  27. 27. more choice student’s choice
  28. 28. better time slots student’s choice
  29. 29. comfort of home student’s choice
  30. 30. different interactions student’s choice
  31. 31. different generations with different expectations, all at your reference desk and in your classroom
  32. 32. generations & expectations trends (not stereotypes)
  33. 33. technology exposure generations & expectations
  34. 34. generations & expectations bloomʼs taxonomy & learning theory
  35. 35. Bloomʼs
  36. 36. Bloomʼs Revised
  37. 37. behaviorism learning theory
  38. 38. cognitive psychology learning theory
  39. 39. constructivism learning theory
  40. 40. connectivism learning theory
  41. 41. computer skills: not all that meets the eye
  42. 42. good at specifics computer skills
  43. 43. hacking computer skills
  44. 44. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  45. 45. What we do changes, too. Part I: the philosophical
  46. 46. less about training
  47. 47. more about facilitating
  48. 48. more about adding value
  49. 49. more about helping at whatever point the user needs help, however the user needs it
  50. 50. less information literacy, better design the radical approach:
  51. 51. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  52. 52. What we do changes, too. Part II: the practical
  53. 53. openness
  54. 54. customizable
  55. 55. flexible
  56. 56. varying skill sets and learning styles
  57. 57. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  58. 58. Itʼs not about us... itʼs about them.
  59. 59. free
  60. 60. private
  61. 61. anytime
  62. 62. friendly
  63. 63. integrated
  64. 64. where they are
  65. 65. where they are
  66. 66. where they are
  67. 67. Agenda Higher education is changing. The point of need is changing. What we do changes, too. Part I What we do changes, too. Part II It's not about us… it's about them.
  68. 68. questions? comments? other remarks? contact: lauren@laurenpressley.com
  69. 69. Image Credits 20040415C_zsr2563.jpg by Ken Bennett at http://tinyurl.com/2drzra4 Lauren Covered the Concepts by Susan Sharpless Smith at http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/2251873728 Trendsters Jason Griffey and Lauren Pressley by Susan Sharpless Smith at http://www.flickr.com/photos/cellphonesusie/ 4282499931 Lauren on the Podium, Managing the Technology by Susan Sharpless Smith at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ cellphonesusie/3356685408 Lauren's Book Signing at ALA by Susan Sharpless Smith at http://www.flickr.com/photos/cellphonesusie/3713111243 Leif with Sophie by John Borwick at http://www.flickr.com/photos/borwick/4999820169 Tiny birds in my hand by ~Ilse at http://www.flickr.com/photos/90462847@N00/3389565299/ Graduation Cake Guy by CarbonNYC at http://www.flickr.com/photos/15923063@N00/143186839/ Lapse by hkopdelaney at http://www.flickr.com/photos/16230215@N08/4667062546/ a better view of the etching by massdistraction at http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503124519@N01/2332686879/ Town clock by slack12 at http://www.flickr.com/photos/slack12/314854035/ Legospective by Guillermo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/80403645@N00/817443503/ One Cloud? by liber at http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035655291@N01/149365463/ Bill Gates by Thomas Hawk at http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035555243@N01/299292677/ The Doctor returns: the TARDIS on the Great Dome at MIT by bbcamericangirl at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ bbcamericangirl/4942810498 All Things Ran Their Course by B Tal at http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/166062391 that little light just never stops blinking by Robert S. Donovan at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 10687935@N04/4103841496/ ROYGBIV by Ed Siasoco at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30352125@N00/208497785/ Tiny Owl 02 by anda at http://www.flickr.com/photos/36873665@N08/4342021798/ DSC_0020.JPG by Andrew Feinberg at http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewfeinberg/2325659148 X marks the spot. by kharied at http://www.flickr.com/photos/54333433@N00/4386704358/ Colourful army by maistora at http://www.flickr.com/photos/14838182@N00/3014414972/ Alice in Wonderland by Brandon Christopher Warren at http://www.flickr.com/photos/92694860@N00/4334456172/ penny on my desk by Runs With Scissors at http://www.flickr.com/photos/14027144@N00/83314170/
  70. 70. Image Credits clawful's discovery: success? by Johnson Cameraface at http://www.flickr.com/photos/54459164@N00/2467872235/ Hope and Wisdom by Todd Baker << technowannabe at http://www.flickr.com/photos/99911874@N00/2139654509/ The NORAD of ABC in Austin by Suck in Customs at http://www.flickr.com/photos/95572727@N00/3908302783/ Bloomʼs Taxonomy images from http://www.odu.edu/educ/roverbau/Bloom/blooms_taxonomy.htm cocoa #28 by nao-cha at http://www.flickr.com/photos/nao-cha/41453389 Neurons in the brain - illustration by Hljod.Huskona at http://www.flickr.com/photos/8515164@N08/2294885420 untitled by ..lauren.. at http://www.flickr.com/photos/8135706@N06/2038337643 The FlickrVerse, April 2005 poster by GustavoG at http://www.flickr.com/photos/80122196@N00/9708628 Math Buster by StarbuckGuy at http://www.flickr.com/photos/57934408@N00/4537872477/ construction sign by underbiteman at http://www.flickr.com/photos/99927069@N00/2638246638/ Introduction to monitoring by WorldIslandInfo.com at http://www.flickr.com/photos/76074333@N00/318034222/ First grade reading - small group breakout by woodleywonderworks at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/4005631298/ Our Escape by Felipe Morin at http://www.flickr.com/photos/27136896@N00/460873307/ So, this happens when I get bored in the train by zzaj {Thomas} at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 42365001@N05/4134665276/ sunset by shioshvili at http://www.flickr.com/photos/70601645@N00/229905169/ hyacinths & peonies by Sarah Parrott at http://www.flickr.com/photos/77485110@N00/2378394126/ Tied Up. by Ewan Thot at http://www.flickr.com/photos/35745518@N04/4270937673/ Spools by fd at http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124473190@N01/180729200/ Tags by Norma Frances at http://www.flickr.com/photos/9953977@N08/4096470879 locked and chained by Darwin Bell at http://www.flickr.com/photos/53611153@N00/522032651/ 2am club by Jeremy Brooks at http://www.flickr.com/photos/85853333@N00/3258541722/ Learning Commons by Lower Columbia College at http://www.flickr.com/photos/25425455@N04/3577404376/ fp122108-11 by fontplaydotcom at http://www.flickr.com/photos/7888217@N04/3125493548/ Starbucks' Christmas Bokeh by pierofix at http://www.flickr.com/photos/93726493@N00/3094329703/ Facebook by Ray-Franco Bouly at http://www.flickr.com/photos/22158064@N08/3568409530/ Study, study, study by pnoeric at http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124330110@N01/232579341/

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