Looking to the Present: Directions for School Libraries Marlene Asselin Information Literacy Project 2007-2008
Wikis Critical Thinking Meta Expanding Blogging Critical Thinking Pod Casting Multiple & New Visual Languages NewTechnologies Information Literacy Cellular Surfing Writing Reading Traditional
New literacy outcomes for the information generation Basic Literacy Critical Literacy Technological Literacy Inquiry and Problem Solving Ethics and Social Responsibility Creativity and representation
Learning about and responding to today’s library users
Creating and Connecting National School Board Association (2007 )
“ a desperate need for . . . educational research and inquiry into the information and digital literacy skills of our young people” (p. 32).
The shift from the book to the Internet as the primary source of information has brought multiple challenges for literacy education including effective and efficient navigation, critical evaluation of information, synthesizing information for learning, and communicating new knowledge. All of these aspects are imbued with ethically and socially responsible use of information.
The rise of the creative class
A new digital divide
A new means of addressing of equity
Adolescent Internet/Information Literacy
see http:// moraedata.googlepages.com /videos
New Libraries for Today’s Youth
New Libraries for New Learners: A Mission Statement