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keynote, All Tech Considered: Navigating through multiliteracies, Houston Community College Faculty Conference, February 2, 2013

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  • This Transliterate LifeAll Tech Considered: Navigating throughmultiliteraciesHouston Community College FacultyConferenceFebruary 2, 2013Bobbi L. Newman@librarianbydaylibrarianbyday.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/500076762/
  • 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 orality throughhandwriting, print, TV, radio andfilm, to digital social networks.-Thomas, et al
  • 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 more on thesocial uses of technology, whateverthat technologymay be.– Ipri, 2010
  • 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
  • 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. -Center for Media Literacy
  • …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 learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler
  • 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 and movesbetween and across them.-Thomas, et al
  • Remember technology is only a tool
  • Transliteracy happens in the placeswhere different things meet, mix, andrub together.-Thomas, et al http://www.flickr.com/photos/gribley/1518211292/
  • Own your weaknesses
  • Play
  • Takerisks
  • Fail
  • QuestionsBobbi L. Newman@librarianbydaywww.librarianbyday.netbobbi@librarianbyday.net
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  • 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.