Transliteracy And Flow

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Transliteracy And Flow

  1. 1. Transliteracy and Flow<br />Presented by Lynn McCormick<br />Pitt Literacy Conference 2/28/2010<br />
  2. 2. What is Transliteracy?<br />TRANSLITERACY<br /><ul><li>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.
  3. 3. Credit: Translitracy.org</li></li></ul><li>Components of transliteracy<br />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.<br />read, write, (should this say type too?)<br />orality: "I have seen the enemy and it is myself"<br />Mass media : beware of bias<br />
  4. 4. Why is it important to be "transliterate"?<br />Job search<br />Applying for student aid<br />What other things can you think of that can be done online only?<br />What are things that don’t have to be done online but are a whole lot easier to do online?<br />
  5. 5. What is "flow" ?<br />Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience <br /> Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi <br />
  6. 6. Examples of Flow<br /><ul><li>Reading a book
  7. 7. Painting a painting
  8. 8. Running
  9. 9. Sculpting
  10. 10. Writing a paper
  11. 11. Surfing the Internet</li></ul>What do all these examples have in common?<br />
  12. 12. Cultivating flow <br />Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us<br /> Daniel Pink <br />
  13. 13. Cultivating flow <br /><ul><li>Punished by rewards</li></ul>“If then” or “now that”<br /><ul><li>The Goldilocks effect </li></ul>To see Daniel Pink talk about the concepts in his book go to<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pink_on_motivation.html<br />
  14. 14. PCC Library:<br />Print Resources<br /><ul><li>Magazines
  15. 15. Newspapers
  16. 16. Books</li></ul>Sample catalog search at PCC Library:<br />http://louise.nccommunitycolleges.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/nUXfB6MtRQ/PITT/109430143/60/1180/X<br />Sample search at www.worldcat.org<br />
  17. 17. PCC Library<br />Online Resources: <br />NC Live<br /><ul><li>Net Library - Ebooks
  18. 18. Learning Express – practice tests
  19. 19. My Ilibrary –
  20. 20. Audio Books –coming soon
  21. 21. Media Collection-Videos</li></li></ul><li>“Other”<br /><ul><li>Google Docs
  22. 22. Online grammar - http://roadtogrammar.com/ (mouse skills)
  23. 23. Reader’s Theater - http://bms.westport.k12.ct.us/mccormick/rt/rtscripts/rtshobbit.htm</li></li></ul><li>In closing,<br />Please feel free to visit me at the PCC Library. I will be happy to give you a personal tour of the library.<br />Also, if you are interested in learning Google Docs, I'll be happy to give you a walk through of that as well.<br />Lynn McCormick<br />Librarian<br />Pitt Community College<br />lmccormick@email.pittcc.edu or<br />lynnmcco@gmail.com<br />Go with the flow!<br />

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