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  • Exploring transliteracy

    1. Exploring Transliteracy:The New Literacies andLibrariesLibraryLinkNJBobbi Newmanlibrarianbyday.net@librarianbyday
    2. Evolution of Communication
    3. Acceleration of Communication Technologies
    4. Now that thecost of postingthings in aglobal mediumhas collapsed,much of whatgets posted onany given dayis in public butnot for thepublic.- Shirky http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotorita/2031523502
    5. Youalreadyhave zeroprivacy.Get over it.- Scott G. McNealy1999
    6. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler
    7. Enter Transliteracy
    8. Transliteracy is the abilityto read, write andinteract across a range ofplatforms, tools andmedia from signing andorality throughhandwriting, print, TV,radio and film, to digitalsocial networks.-Thomas, et al
    9. Origins of Transliteracy • 2005 • Transliteracies Research Project • Alan Liu from the Department of English at the University of California at Santa Barbara • “intersections of the humanistic, social, and technological disciplines”
    10. Origins of Transliteracy • 2005 • Sue Thomas • Institute of Creative Technologies at De Montfort University • PART Group (Production and Research in Transliteracy) - > Transliteracy Research Group.
    11. The concept oftransliteracy calls for achange of perspectiveaway from the battlesover print versusdigital, and a moveinstead towards aunifying ecology notjust of media, but of allliteracies relevant toreading, writing,interaction and culture,both past and present.”-Thomas et al.
    12. Origins of Libraries and Transliteracy • 2009 • Bobbi Newman • Libraries Need to Focus on Transliteracy
    13. Libraries have focusedon literacy, the abilityto read, write andinteract, for years.People need to beliterate in order to beinvolved in andcontribute to society.Times are changing,technologies areevolving rapidly, it isno longer enough tofocus on the ability toread and write alone.
    14. Origins of Libraries and Transliteracy • 2010 • Libraries and Transliteracy Project • Tom Ipri • Bobbi Newman • Lane Wilkinson • Gretchen Casserroti
    15. Because of the ways inwhich transliteracyquestions authority anddevalues hierarchicalstructures proponentstend to advocate forissues that help level theinformation playingfield, such as ensuringneutrality and bridgingthe digital divide- Ipri
    16. Transliteracy is more than…
    17. digital literacy
    18. technology literacy
    19. information literacy
    20. media literacy
    21. foundational literacy
    22. It includes all literacies
    23. not just aboutcomputer-basedmaterials, but about allcommunication typesacross time andculture. It does notprivilege one abovethe other but treats allas of equal value andmoves between andacross them.-Thomas et al
    24. Transliteracy happens in the places wheredifferent things meet, mix, and rubtogether.-Thomas et al
    25. Transliteracy is
    26. information
    27. content
    28. style
    29. connection
    30. format
    31. texting
    32. a telephone call
    33. email
    34. instant messaging
    35. music
    36. art
    37. video
    38. images
    39. social networking
    40. face to face
    41. paper and pencil
    42. gestures
    43. expressions
    44. social
    45. cultural
    46. change
    47. diverse
    48. sharing
    49. participatory
    50. aware
    51. fluid
    52. flexible
    53. fluent
    54. The transliterate individual can:
    55. identify the type of information
    56. the correct method, format and medium
    57. for sharing
    58. Can identify the
    59. the correct method, format and medium
    60. for accessing information.
    61. Transliteracy is
    62. identifying your audience
    63. and the correct method of sharing your message.
    64. Transliteracy is
    65. communication
    66. in any form.
    67. If not libraries, then who?
    68. What can we do?
    69. Choice
    70. Stop fighting amongst ourselves
    71. Get educated
    72. Explore
    73. Experiment
    74. It won’t be easy
    75. No excuses
    76. Expectations
    77. Commit http://www.flickr.com/photos/fl4y/2524287242/
    78. Questions? Bobbi Newman librarianbyday.net @librarianbyday This work is licensed under the Creative CommonsAttribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
    79. References• Andretta, S. (2009). Transliteracy: Take a walk on the wild side. In World Library and Information Congress: 75 th IFLA Genreal Conference and Assembly, Milan, Italy: 23-27. http://eprints.rclis.org/handle/10760/14868• Ipri, T. (2010) Introducing Transliteracy. College & Research Libraries News, 71(10), 532-567.• Karp, J. (2010, Oct 25). What is this buzz word “transliteracy”? (Blog) Retrieved from http://spotlight.macfound.org• Newman, B. (2011). Beginner’s guide to transliteracy. Available online at• http://librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com/beginner’s-guide-to- transliteracy/• Saveri, A., Rheingold, H., & Vian, K. (2005). Technologies of cooperation. Palo Alto CA. Retrieved from http://www.rheingold.com/cooperation/Technology_of_cooperation.pdf• Shirky, C. (2008). Here comes everybody: The power of organizing without organizations. New York: Penguin Press.• Thomas, S., et al. (2007). Transliteracy: crossing divides. First Monday, 12(12). Online.

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