Go Further!Preparing Students for the Transitionfrom High School to CollegeOELMA Conference 2010Presented by:Suzanne Johns...
“Half of students who enter college in the 21stcentury will fail to earn a degree”(Carr and Rockman, 2003)“59% of college ...
Technological Savvyvs.Information Literacy
What are the standards for information literacy skills?
3Rs• Reading• ‘Riting• ‘Rithmetic4Cs• Creativity & Innovation• Critical Thinking & ProblemSolving• Communication &Collabor...
Research Skills• Developing a topic or thesis• Identifying potential resources• Time management• Indentify the elements of...
Searching for Information• Narrowing a search/Boolean logic• Using keywords/alternate search terms• Primary vs. secondary ...
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Evaluating Resources• Difference between website and onlinedatabase• Decipher the URL• How does a search engine work?• Jou...
Factors in DeterminingTrustworthiness of Informationhttp://www.oclc.org/reports/perceptionscollege.htm
Academic Integrity• When and where to cite• When to quote• How to paraphrase• MLA or APA• What is “fair use”?• Free to use...
Using Information• Synthesize information/Present case usingfacts• Ability to use:– Word processor/presentation software– ...
The library website is the 6thmost used electronic resourcebut is used much less by highschool students.High school studen...
• 32% of college students are not sure that theirlibraries offer electronic journals• 31% are not sure if their libraries ...
Tools available to you:The Research Project Calculator is an INFOhio project based on the MINITEX project developed in par...
http://www.transitioning2college.org
http://www.infohio.org/PreparingOhioLearners/student.html
• 21 Essential Things for 21st CenturySuccess• 21st Century Learning Skills– Critical thinkers | Problem Solvers | Good Co...
TRAILShttp://www.trails-9.org/
5 Databases that move to college withyour students:While all the INFOhio – Libraries Connect Ohio databases are still avai...
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  • There is a comparison document that aligns all three of these nation standards at http://maschoolibraries.org/dmdocuments/AASLstandardscompare.pdf.
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    1. 1. Go Further!Preparing Students for the Transitionfrom High School to CollegeOELMA Conference 2010Presented by:Suzanne Johnson-VarneyTechnical Services LibrarianShawnee State UniversityAngie StitzelINFOhio LiaisonSouthWest Ohio Computer Assn.
    2. 2. “Half of students who enter college in the 21stcentury will fail to earn a degree”(Carr and Rockman, 2003)“59% of college instructors are dissatisfied withthe ability of high school graduates to doresearch”(http://www.achieve.org/node/548)
    3. 3. Technological Savvyvs.Information Literacy
    4. 4. What are the standards for information literacy skills?
    5. 5. 3Rs• Reading• ‘Riting• ‘Rithmetic4Cs• Creativity & Innovation• Critical Thinking & ProblemSolving• Communication &Collaboration+• InformationLiteracy
    6. 6. Research Skills• Developing a topic or thesis• Identifying potential resources• Time management• Indentify the elements of a citation• Understand library jargon(database, OPAC, peer-reviewed)Owen, Patricia . "A Transition Checklist For High School Seniors." School Library Monthly Apr. 2010. Web. 5 Sept. 2010.<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=48871578&site=src-live>.
    7. 7. Searching for Information• Narrowing a search/Boolean logic• Using keywords/alternate search terms• Primary vs. secondary resource• How to use the online catalog• Dewey vs. LC• Using an index and table of contentsOwen, Patricia . "A Transition Checklist For High School Seniors." School Library Monthly Apr. 2010. Web. 5 Sept. 2010.<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=48871578&site=src-live>.
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    9. 9. Evaluating Resources• Difference between website and onlinedatabase• Decipher the URL• How does a search engine work?• Journal vs. magazine vs. peer-reviewed• Fact vs. Opinion/Biased vs. Unbiased• Google vs. Google Scholar• WikipediaOwen, Patricia . "A Transition Checklist For High School Seniors." School Library Monthly Apr. 2010. Web. 5 Sept. 2010.<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=48871578&site=src-live>.
    10. 10. Factors in DeterminingTrustworthiness of Informationhttp://www.oclc.org/reports/perceptionscollege.htm
    11. 11. Academic Integrity• When and where to cite• When to quote• How to paraphrase• MLA or APA• What is “fair use”?• Free to use if it was free to find?Owen, Patricia . "A Transition Checklist For High School Seniors." School Library Monthly Apr. 2010. Web. 5 Sept. 2010.<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=48871578&site=src-live>.
    12. 12. Using Information• Synthesize information/Present case usingfacts• Ability to use:– Word processor/presentation software– Blogs/wikis– Podcast– Digital video– Google DocsOwen, Patricia . "A Transition Checklist For High School Seniors." School Library Monthly Apr. 2010. Web. 5 Sept. 2010.<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=48871578&site=src-live>.
    13. 13. The library website is the 6thmost used electronic resourcebut is used much less by highschool students.High school students useonline databases andelectronic journals half asmuch college students.The resources that studentsare most required to use incollege are used much lessthan internet-based resources.http://www.oclc.org/reports/perceptionscollege.htm
    14. 14. • 32% of college students are not sure that theirlibraries offer electronic journals• 31% are not sure if their libraries provideonline databases• 69% of college students believe informationfrom search engine is at same level oftrustworthiness as library information sourcehttp://www.oclc.org/reports/perceptionscollege.htm
    15. 15. Tools available to you:The Research Project Calculator is an INFOhio project based on the MINITEX project developed in part by University of MinnesotaLibraries
    16. 16. http://www.transitioning2college.org
    17. 17. http://www.infohio.org/PreparingOhioLearners/student.html
    18. 18. • 21 Essential Things for 21st CenturySuccess• 21st Century Learning Skills– Critical thinkers | Problem Solvers | Good Communicators | Goodcollaborators | Information and technology literate | Flexible andAdaptable | Innovative and Creative | Globally competent |Environmentally literate?– Sign up for the 21st Century Learning Commons and earn CEU’s for completing the 21Learning Paths……….http://learningcommons.infohio.org/
    19. 19. TRAILShttp://www.trails-9.org/
    20. 20. 5 Databases that move to college withyour students:While all the INFOhio – Libraries Connect Ohio databases are still available to your students– there are five that are usually enhanced with added content and are used regularly at thecollege level:• EBSCOHost• Learning Express Library• Oxford Reference Online• The Art Collection• Literature Online from Chadwyck-Healey

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