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Pala jc presentation_2011


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Presentation by Ellysa Stern Cahoy on Transformational Literacies at the Pennsylvania Library Association - Juniata Conemaugh Chapter spring meeting/

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  1. 2. <ul><li>Information Literacy as Metaliteracy </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Technologies to Watch </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>To use information ethically? </li></ul><ul><li>To evaluate information? </li></ul><ul><li>To navigate the research process effectively? </li></ul><ul><li>To choose the right technology for a particular project? </li></ul><ul><li>To create new, critically relevant online projects that can be socially shared with others? </li></ul>… and what is your role in this process?
  3. 6. <ul><li>Internalized searching / evaluation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Deep technology fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge building </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection and self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of ethical use of information </li></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>“ Metaliteracy promotes critical thinking and collaboration in a digital age, providing a comprehensive framework to effectively participate in social media </li></ul><ul><li>and online communities .” </li></ul><ul><li>(Jacobson & Mackey) </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>New Metaliteracy Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding privacy, information ethics, and intellectual property issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to share information in a participatory environment. </li></ul>
  6. 9. M E T A L I T E R C Y Access Determine Share Produce Social Media Social Media Social Media Social Media Evaluate Incorporate Understand Use INFORMATION LITERACY Taken from: Mackey, Tom. Collaborative Transliteracies in Open, Mobile, and Online Learning
  7. 10. Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E.Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy. College & Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78.
  8. 11. Sense-making and the ability to assess the credibility of information are paramount.
  9. 12. The abundance of resources and relationships made easily accessible via the Internet is increasingly challenging us to revisit our roles as educators.
  10. 13. Digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.
  11. 14. Digital media literacy is less about tools and more about thinking.
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  13. 19. ECAR 2010 Findings Students using cloud-based resources in their coursework: Google Docs: 36% Wikis: 33% Social Networking sites: 29% College-related review / opinion sites: 27% Lowest usage was virtual worlds at 1.4%
  14. 21. ECAR 2010 Findings Almost 2/3 of respondents own an Internet-capable mobile device. Among mobile owners, 43% use it daily to access the Web. 3% own an e-reader
  15. 23. ECAR 2010 Findings 94% access the university library web site weekly 90% access social networking sites daily Eight of ten students rate themselves as expert or very skilled on searching the Internet effectively and efficiently. Strong association between high technology and information literacy skills and technology adoption