Transliteracy and Flow Presented by Lynn McCormick Pitt Literacy Conference 2/28/2010
What is Transliteracy? TRANSLITERACY
Working DefinitionTransliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.
Components of transliteracy Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks. read, write, (should this say type too?) orality: "I have seen the enemy and it is myself" Mass media : beware of bias
Why is it important to be "transliterate"? Job search Applying for student aid What other things can you think of that can be done online only? What are things that don’t have to be done online but are a whole lot easier to do online?
What is "flow" ? Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Examples of Flow
Reading a book
Painting a painting
Writing a paper
Surfing the Internet
What do all these examples have in common?
Cultivating flow Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Daniel Pink
Punished by rewards
“If then” or “now that”
The Goldilocks effect
To see Daniel Pink talk about the concepts in his book go to http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pink_on_motivation.html
PCC Library: Print Resources
Sample catalog search at PCC Library: http://louise.nccommunitycolleges.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/nUXfB6MtRQ/PITT/109430143/60/1180/X Sample search at www.worldcat.org
In closing, Please feel free to visit me at the PCC Library. I will be happy to give you a personal tour of the library. Also, if you are interested in learning Google Docs, I'll be happy to give you a walk through of that as well. Lynn McCormick Librarian Pitt Community College email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Go with the flow!