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    • 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.
      • Credit: Translitracy.org
    • 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
      • Running
      • Sculpting
      • 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 
    • Cultivating flow
      • 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
      • Magazines
      • Newspapers
      • Books
      Sample catalog search at PCC Library:
      http://louise.nccommunitycolleges.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/nUXfB6MtRQ/PITT/109430143/60/1180/X
      Sample search at www.worldcat.org
    • PCC Library
      Online Resources:
      NC Live
      • Net Library - Ebooks
      • Learning Express – practice tests
      • My Ilibrary –
      • Audio Books –coming soon
      • Media Collection-Videos
    • “Other”
      • Google Docs
      • Online grammar - http://roadtogrammar.com/ (mouse skills)
      • Reader’s Theater - http://bms.westport.k12.ct.us/mccormick/rt/rtscripts/rtshobbit.htm
    • 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
      lmccormick@email.pittcc.edu or
      lynnmcco@gmail.com
      Go with the flow!