The word improvisation, innately has the meaning of manipulation, engagement, and involvement, creations, etc…
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Transl teracy, L teracy, and…Meeting the Needs of the Hyper-connected Paige Jaeger Coordinator, School Library Services WSWHE BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY Pjaeger@wswheboces.org www.Librarydoor.blogspot.com infolit4U @ Twitter
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Literacy, Illiteracy, Emerging literacy Media literacy, Cultural literacy, Functional literacy, Family literacy, Economic literacy Signing literacy Many Faces of Literacy?
… from Analog Digital This generation is technologically literate, but information illiterate.
What is Transliteracy?Literacy = reading? communicating?Trans = acrossAre we “traveling” along a literacy road
What is Transliteracy? Communicating, reading, writing, across “platforms.” Transliteracy calls for a change of perspective away from the battles over print versus digital, and a move instead towards a unifying ecology …of all literacies relevant to reading, writing, interaction and culture, both past and present. text + media …in digital environments. The “plus” indicates the zone of negotiation—of mutation, adaptation, cooptation, hybridization, etc.—by which the older text [print, writing, orality, andaudiovisual ] enters into new relations with digital media and with networked communication technologies. Aspects of this “plus” include:
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Participative technology fosters:• Flat-world operability• Open 24-7• Anonymity• Ubiquitous presence,• Subject to restrictions only imposed by availability or culture Think about it….
Communication Shift The average 13- to 17-year- old sends and receives 3,339 texts a month—more than 100 per day, the media research firm. Adults are catching up. People from ages 45 to 54 sent and received 323 texts a month in the second quarter of 2010, up 75% from a year ago.-According to the Nielsen Co. PJaeger - WSWHE School Library System
Drowning in information …starving for knowledge.
Not afraid of hard work Many self interests? Self-sufficient Individuality is o.k. Conformity – o.k. Independent Disciplined Risk taker Loyal Love entertainment & moviesTeam sports better than group Heroes are sports &actors Heroes…probably historical Independent sports rule “will do it” mantra High tech Won many trophies or medals Skeptical Hate meetings “just do it” mantra Confident Love fun. Conformist Protected – o.k. Believe in community service Tech savvy, connected. Heroes, parents Want to get a tattoo ? Love group work Admire intelligence “Why do it?” mantra Serious
This generation is technologically literate,but not information literate.
By 2012, 70% of the Soon, our patrons & workforce will be the students will be totally hyper-connected Millennials. generation. You need to know how to reach them.
Reading at Risk: A Survey of LiteraryReading in America, showed an alarming decline of reading in all age groups across the country, and especially among eighteen-to twenty-four-year-olds. The chairman of the NEA termed the results an indication of a “national crisis,” one that reﬂected “a general collapse in advanced literacy,” and a loss that “impoverishes both cultural and civic life.” http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/16/books/16libr.html?pagewanted=2 April 15, 2011. Online.
The World: 7 Billion t! ea av C Dr. Daniel Sheard, professor Lincoln University, PA
Metacognitive Process? Decoding text is now only 1 skill in communication literacy… Metaliteracy We now acknowledge a process of combining communication types/tools …Metaliteracy Digital renaissance feeds … Metaliteracy Melting pot of communication = Metaliteracy Immigration:meltingpot Transliteracy:communication
Read, write & react?Transliteracy is a mix of: “inherited conventions and recent inventions, expectations and improvisations.” Under the direction of “A blend of technology and human experience…” Alan Liu.
Now… Interactive ReadingFluidEvolvingRelationalHas communication evolved to “broadcasting” rather than real listening, seeking to understanding, reflecting, and responding?
Banking hasacknowledged this… Healthcare has acknowledged this… Government has acknowledged this…
We’ve lost control of reading: Top Down Left Right Answer questions.
What, was important in a print environment,that is still important in metaliteracy?
With your neighbor…. Come up with an analogy for today’s online “reading” or “researching”
“browsing, searching, scanning, jumping, filtering, aggregating, organizing, and other kinds of discontinuous, low-attention, peripheral-vision, or machine-assisted reading practices that only partially map over predecessor practices of literacy. But also: new ways to focalize or intensify reading among the clutter as in the ability of RSS and similar tools to create a virtual “my newspaper.”Does this equate to a workingdefinition of online reading? http://transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu/category/research-project/definition-of-online-reading
What Characteristics do you see in your students?http://www.law.georgetown.edu/ist/images/Students2.jpg
Develop a slogan! http://www.sloganizer.net/en/#4: Develop a slogan!
Characteristics of Millennial Not sequential (video games) Non-linear (apply to problem solving) Reduced frontal lobe* (hyper-connectivity) Multi-multitasks Research continues *See EL Sept 2009 magazine PJaeger - WSWHE School Library System
Branding Possession “my” Opportunity to express (AASL standards) Look at me generation Easy access Build networks Integrity Structure is o.k. Conformity Admire Intelligence ImmediacyMillennials want…Do we provide that?Is that our MO?
Millennial in the classroom Teamwork & Collaboration Hyper-connected Love brands Customize (brand your library?) your service! Structure = o.k. •Customer service is an Walking spam filter expectation. They need to hear 15 times! •24-7 Access, Beep-a- Once is not enough! tutor service… Dependent upon connections Don’t supervise, build networks Loves “ownership”
Millennial in the classroom… Social Networks My job, my life, my library My assignments Choice needs to be embedded. Scrutiny Integrity Collaborate Initiate Engage ak e it M f ul ning mea
Badging? EQ: How can a badging system support the Millennial interests?
Brand your libraryTransform your space Rethink your space Rethink your tools Data driven -- Statistics?
Assignments should NOT be answerable on Google.
What question can I ask to compel students to discover and own knowledge?
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