This Transliterate LifeAll Tech Considered: Navigating throughmultiliteraciesHouston Community College FacultyConferenceFe...
Exploring Transliteracy:- What is transliteracy?- Why does it matter?- How do we get there?
Transliteracy -a roseby anyother name
Transliteracy is the ability toread, write and interact across arange of platforms, tools and mediafrom signing and oralit...
change of perspective away fromthe battles over print versus digital-Thomas et al.
Skills that transfer
…what it means to be literate in the21st century. It analyzes therelationship between people andtechnology…. It focuses mo...
The most fundamental notion oftransliteracy is the ability to adapt.It’s creating a literacy and fluiditybetween mediums t...
Why does it matter?
The 21st century iswhen everythingchanges.And we have to beready.-Captain   Jack Harkness, Torchwood
Acceleration ofCommunication Technologies
The future is here it is justnot evenly distributed-William Gibson
Myth of the Digital Native
It is about far more       than access to     technology, it is         about using    technology well.
We are floating (orsinking) in a sea of    technology.
We are exposed to more mediated  messages in one day than our great-grandparents were exposed to in a year.              -...
…much of whatgets posted on anygiven day is inpublic but not forthe public.- Shirky, 2009
You already have  zero privacy.   Get over it.   McNealy ,1999
The illiterate of the 21st century will not  be those who cannot read and write,           but those who cannot       lear...
If anyone can claim      to be an      Expert, What is an expert?
How?
… all communication typesacross time and culture. Itdoes not privilege one abovethe other but treats all as ofequal value ...
Remember technology is      only a        tool
Transliteracy happens in the placeswhere different things meet, mix, andrub together.-Thomas, et al                       ...
Own your weaknesses
Play
Takerisks
Fail
QuestionsBobbi L. Newman@librarianbydaywww.librarianbyday.netbobbi@librarianbyday.net
Photo Credits1.     http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/500076762/         16.   http://www.flickr.com/photos/phineasgage/3...
References•   Andretta, S. (2009). Transliteracy: Take a walk on the wild side. In World Library and Information Congress:...
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  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/500076762/HelloThank you all for being here today. Thanks to my introduction from [insert name] you know that I am currently pursing a Masters in Political Science from Iowa State. What you probably don’t know, and it would be a little odd if you did, is that I attended a community college for the first two years of my education adventures. I attended for the reasons I’m sure that many of your students. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life and community college would give me a good foundation for whatever path I chose and while I was there I could figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up. Turns out I was right about the first but not so much about the second, I’m still working on what to be when I grow.
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    1. 1. This Transliterate LifeAll Tech Considered: Navigating throughmultiliteraciesHouston Community College FacultyConferenceFebruary 2, 2013Bobbi L. Newman@librarianbydaylibrarianbyday.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/500076762/
    2. 2. Exploring Transliteracy:- What is transliteracy?- Why does it matter?- How do we get there?
    3. 3. Transliteracy -a roseby anyother name
    4. 4. Transliteracy is the ability toread, write and interact across arange of platforms, tools and mediafrom signing and orality throughhandwriting, print, TV, radio andfilm, to digital social networks.-Thomas, et al
    5. 5. change of perspective away fromthe battles over print versus digital-Thomas et al.
    6. 6. Skills that transfer
    7. 7. …what it means to be literate in the21st century. It analyzes therelationship between people andtechnology…. It focuses more on thesocial uses of technology, whateverthat technologymay be.– Ipri, 2010
    8. 8. The most fundamental notion oftransliteracy is the ability to adapt.It’s creating a literacy and fluiditybetween mediums that’s not tied tospace ormodality.- Karp, 2010
    9. 9. Why does it matter?
    10. 10. The 21st century iswhen everythingchanges.And we have to beready.-Captain Jack Harkness, Torchwood
    11. 11. Acceleration ofCommunication Technologies
    12. 12. The future is here it is justnot evenly distributed-William Gibson
    13. 13. Myth of the Digital Native
    14. 14. It is about far more than access to technology, it is about using technology well.
    15. 15. We are floating (orsinking) in a sea of technology.
    16. 16. We are exposed to more mediated messages in one day than our great-grandparents were exposed to in a year. -Center for Media Literacy
    17. 17. …much of whatgets posted on anygiven day is inpublic but not forthe public.- Shirky, 2009
    18. 18. You already have zero privacy. Get over it. McNealy ,1999
    19. 19. 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
    20. 20. If anyone can claim to be an Expert, What is an expert?
    21. 21. How?
    22. 22. … all communication typesacross time and culture. Itdoes not privilege one abovethe other but treats all as ofequal value and movesbetween and across them.-Thomas, et al
    23. 23. Remember technology is only a tool
    24. 24. Transliteracy happens in the placeswhere different things meet, mix, andrub together.-Thomas, et al http://www.flickr.com/photos/gribley/1518211292/
    25. 25. Own your weaknesses
    26. 26. Play
    27. 27. Takerisks
    28. 28. Fail
    29. 29. QuestionsBobbi L. Newman@librarianbydaywww.librarianbyday.netbobbi@librarianbyday.net
    30. 30. Photo Credits1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/500076762/ 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/phineasgage/311851592. http://www.flickr.com/photos/untitlism/2603959306/ 33/3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maureendidde/4644336 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/barb/83108156/779/ 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/soyiro/272463226/4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/squinza/2827340185/ 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/96dpi/1159324763/5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aidanl/518139527 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/meredithharris/21299296. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/4284555396/ 046/7. Wordle 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/40832957718. http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/2933618283/ 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/midnightglory/248176979. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brainless- 77/angel/120509366/ 23. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daunphilipp/477185363/10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sahlgoode/5185095492 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/baboon/13260830// 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gribley/1518211292/11. Captain Jack Harkness 26. Endlessorigami.com12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nesster/2165873106/ 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jhayat/4526204795/13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/5587313307/ 28. http://www.flickr.com/photos/96dpi/1159324763/14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nesster/2165079081/ 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/herby_fr/172443603/15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbochet/6130218020/ 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zooboing/4538568321/ 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/miyukiutada/428153221 /
    31. 31. 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., et al. (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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