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Leadership in 21st Century Learning: A Call to Libraries

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Opening keynote for the 78th Annual Quebec Library Association Conference: Libraries as Learning Places.

This presentation covers how libraries must pave the way as leaders in learning and information literacy. Why libraries play a crucial role in education. How to become a champion of 21st century learning and information literacy.

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Leadership in 21st Century Learning: A Call to Libraries

  1. 1. Leadership in 21st Century Learning:A Call to Libraries<br />Quebec Library Association<br />May 7, 2010<br />@lorireed<br />Learning & Development Coordinator<br />Charlotte Mecklenburg Library<br />LoriReed.com <br />
  2. 2. My 1st Library<br />
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/exlibris/3052682687<br />
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/exlibris/3053522924/<br />
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/exlibris/3052696455/<br />
  6. 6. http://www.egyii.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/learning.jpg<br />
  7. 7. Renovated Library<br />“My 3rd Place”<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sjcpls<br />
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bookgrl/1290565748/<br />
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  12. 12. Real learning is not what most of us grew up thinking it was.~ Charles Handy<br />
  13. 13. The Difference<br />a Century Makes<br />from the Center for Media Literacy<br />Literacy for the 21st Century medialit.org<br />
  14. 14. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  15. 15. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  16. 16. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  17. 17. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  18. 18. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  19. 19. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  20. 20. 19th & 20th Century<br />21st Century<br />
  21. 21. Source: Future Lab Report Digital Literacy Across the Curriculum<br />
  22. 22. Why Digital Literacy is Important<br />from the Center for Media Literacy<br />Literacy for the 21st Century medialit.org<br />
  23. 23. Obama<br />McCain<br />Media influenceon democratic processes<br />
  24. 24.  Rate of media consumption & saturation<br />
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  26. 26. Obama<br />McCain<br />Media’s influence on perceptions, beliefs, attitudes<br />
  27. 27. Importance of visual<br />communication & info<br />
  28. 28. http://c1537702.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/bp-oil-spill.jpg<br />
  29. 29. Digital Literacy is for Everyone<br />
  30. 30. Digital Natives<br />http://www.energymatrixastrology.com/EMABlog/images/astral-body.jpg<br />
  31. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hanalita/163224070/<br />
  32. 32. Children<br />
  33. 33. Tweens/Teens<br />http://flickr.com/photos/crocidillicus/2640750165/<br />
  34. 34. College Students<br />
  35. 35. Adults/Job Seekers<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/eszter/3513522028/sizes/o/<br />
  36. 36. Parents (and kids)<br />
  37. 37. Families<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/russandlori/2993764916/<br />
  38. 38. Mature Adults<br />http://media.timesrecordnews.com/media/img/photos/2009/04/06/techseniors_2_t607.jpg<br />
  39. 39. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.  <br />~Alvin Toffler <br />
  40. 40. 5 Things<br />You Can Do To Promote 21st Century Learning<br />
  41. 41. 1. Learn Thyself<br />
  42. 42. 2. Teach Someone <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidsilver/4056901387/<br />
  43. 43. http://www.flickr.com/photos/meddygarnet/3459415984<br />If there is no sharing, there is no education. - David Wiley <br />
  44. 44. From this:<br />to this:<br />Idea/image courtesy of Kevin James http://engagedlearning.net<br />
  45. 45. 3. Embrace “informal” learning! <br />
  46. 46. The information people need to do their jobs is usually not found here<br />Idea/image courtesy of Kevin James http://engagedlearning.net<br />
  47. 47. Idea/image courtesy of Kevin James http://engagedlearning.net<br />
  48. 48. Teachable moment?<br />
  49. 49. “Only 10-20% of ‘training’ transfers to the job.”~ Jay Cross Informal Learning<br />
  50. 50. “Informal learning accounts for over 75% of learning taking place in organizations today.”~ Marcia Conner <br />http://agelesslearner.com<br />
  51. 51. http://lrnchat.wordpress.com<br />
  52. 52. 4. We need to cultivate an identity as educators. <br />
  53. 53. Image Courtesy of JezmynneDene<br />
  54. 54. Embedded Librarian <br />ChadMairn<br />
  55. 55. Chad Behind the Scenes<br />
  56. 56. 5. We need to throw our preconceived ideas out the window<br />http://pmeceast.com/a/components/com_fpslideshow/images/slide3.jpg<br />
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  58. 58. http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryloft/2078596646<br />
  59. 59. It is not the biggest, the brightest or the best that will survive, but those who adapt the quickest. <br />~Charles Darwin <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/artspotters/705621162/<br />
  60. 60. Learning is a journeynot a destination. <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/bilk/259998624/<br />
  61. 61. Questions?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/neilbrooks/481744012/<br />
  62. 62. Merci!<br />
  63. 63. Lori Reed<br />lorireed.com<br />lori@lorireed.com<br />

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