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  • Overall’s article- great idea, bit too idealistic, overreach- what does this look like in practice- applications, examples? Does it work in all contexts- how can you address changing immigrant demographics, multiple ethnicities, feasibility of cultural awareness for all- will it work in th Irish contextCan ideas from EBP or PAR be incorpoirated. Idea of working from and with the communitySpeculaton on the benefits- societlal level healing?
  • The model represented in figure 3 illustrates three domains (cognitive,interpersonal, and environmental) in which cultural competence abilitiesdevelop. Within each domain key components contribute to increasedcultural competence. In the cognitive domain, cultural self-awareness andcultural knowledge are developed. In the interpersonal domain, culturalappreciation and an ethic of caring are developed. In the environmentaldomain, language, conditions, space, policies, rules and regulations areconsidered. The backdrop for the framework is the culture of communities,which provides a rich source of information about values, customs, dailypractices, religion, and other cultural aspects of a community.
  • Not a random collection- structured by meaningful aspects of practice and learningTwo faces- multiple purposes, views- can accommodate that in structure
  • Know why, know how, know what- sums up professional practice
  • 3 different ways to think about portfolio structure
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    • 1. IS 40430: Professional Issues in Library and Information Careers
      Week 5: Participatory Action Research, Reflective Practice, and ePortfolios
      17 February 2011
    • 2. Today’s Class
      Group project check-in
      Diversity and Cultural Competence
      Back to e-portfolio concepts and labwork
    • 3. Diversity and Cultural Competence
      In theory and in practice
    • 4. Montiel Overall
      “LIS professionals will need to fully understand cultural issues affecting minority and underserved populations, and how cultural issues affect perceptions of libraries.”
      “This article argues that greater understanding of cultural issues will result in increased library use.”
    • 5. Article’s objectives
      summarize current understanding of cultural competence
      fill in the gap in the literature on this topic in library and information science
      establish a basis for moving forward the discussion of cultural competence within the LIS profession
    • 6. Cultural competence
      Conceptual framework for cultural competency as a construct
      Need for CC: increasing numbers of immigrants, low library usage among them
      Lack of cultural relevance
      Language barriers
      Library perceptions
      Draws from other disciplines, profession with CC framework
      Beyond sensitivity, empathy, or even respect
    • 7. Cultural competence model for LIS professionals
    • 8. Is CC feasible or realistic?
      Too many cultures/changing complexion
      Resources to become multi-lingual
      Culture is …
      Not monolithic
    • 9. Issues You Raised
      Isn’t this already happening?
      Librarian ethics
      Immigrant collections
      Too idealistic or aspirational?
      Role of self in process
      Too theoretical- how is it applied? Examples?
      Connection to EBLIP
      Applicable across contexts?
      More ethnic diversity
    • 10. Ideas
      Ideal application for EBLIP- what actually works?
      Lack of community engagement re: information needs
      Connection to Participatory Action Research
    • 11. ePortfolios
    • 12. Professional Portfolios (Forde)
      “Collection of material put together in a meaningful way to demonstrate the practice and learning of a practitioner”
      For reflection, learning, and assessment
      For yourself and others
    • 13. Portfolio Outcomes
      What Will I Gain?
      What Can It Show?
      Why now?
    • 14. Elements of Portfolio
      Planning- where are you going?
      Description- what can you do, what do you know?
      Evidence- tangible demonstrations
      Reflection- on your practice and development
    • 15. Portfolio Considerations (Forde)
    • 16. Portfolio Considerations (2)
    • 17. Elements of Professionalism
      Knowledge in field
      Understand people and respond to needs
      Accountability: to clients, colleagues, organization
    • 18. Elements of Practice
    • 19. Professional Learning
    • 20. Models of Practice
      Three elements
      Know why
      Know what
      Know how
      Novice to expert continuum
      Novice  Advanced Beginner  Competent  Proficient  Expert
      Professional standards
      Categories of knowledge, skills, outcomes, proficiencies
    • 21. Steps for using WordPress throughout the Portfolio Development Process
      Material from Dr. Helen Barrett
    • 22. ePortfolio Using WordPress/Blog