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Mili Intro 2010 Minneapolis


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Mili Intro 2010 Minneapolis

  1. 1. Metronet Information Literacy InitiativeAn Introduction to a Year Devoted to Research, Reliable Resources, & Responsible Use<br />
  2. 2. Metronet<br /><ul><li>Multicounty multitype library system
  3. 3. One of 7 in Minnesota
  4. 4. Serve libraries of all types with continuing education, networking, and special projects
  5. 5. Metronet Board is committed to the cause of Information Literacy & teaching the skills needed for lifelong learning</li></ul><br />
  6. 6. Metronet Activities<br />History Day @ your library<br />
  7. 7. Web 2.0, Classroom 2.0, & Library 2.0<br />Part 1.<br />
  8. 8. In the beginning of the Web<br />Static Web sites<br />Source of information/simple answers <br />Limited media--photos & illustrations<br />One-way communication <br />Needed design & coding skills<br />Needed proprietary software<br />Access to a server<br /><br />
  9. 9.<br />
  10. 10. Sites and tools that let us<br /><ul><li> Explore
  11. 11. Customize
  12. 12. Collaborate
  13. 13. Create
  14. 14. Share
  15. 15. Communicate</li></ul>Web 2.0<br />in a whole new ^way!<br />
  16. 16. Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools<br />Not tied to a device--Internet access needed<br />Portability--available from any device<br />No software--but Web plug-ins <br />No programming<br />OS not an issue usually (although browser may matter)<br />User-generated content<br />Sharing--content, expertise <br />Global connections<br />Perpetual Beta<br /><br />
  17. 17. Classroom 1.0<br />Teacher imparting knowledge<br />Group work F2F<br />Desktop computing<br />Software licenses<br />Email attachments<br />Textbooks<br />Flash drives<br />Poster board<br />Limited media<br />Audience was the teacher & maybe the class<br />Image: 'One Room School House on the Prairie'<br />
  18. 18. Classroom 2.0<br />Knowledge everywhere<br />Mobile devices<br />Online learning<br />Collaboration in the cloud<br />Online apps for writing, presentations<br />Multimedia tools<br />Global authentic audience<br />Image: 'In my bag today'<br />
  19. 19. Why Classroom 2.0?<br />Encourage collaboration and engagement to involve every student in something that is personally engaging <br />More opportunities for content creation on a broader stage<br />Involves the students in a very proactive learning environment<br />It’s the future of education<br />
  20. 20. Library Research 1.0<br />Resources limited to what was on hand<br />Print encyclopedia, books<br />Citation manuals<br />Readers’ Guide<br />Interlibrary Loan<br />Local interviews<br />Photocopies<br />Index cards<br />Static presentations<br />Research papers<br />Posters<br />Image: '2008-01-26 (Editing a paper) - 27'<br />
  21. 21. Library Research 2.0<br />eBooks<br />Multimedia presentation<br />Wikipedia<br />WorldCat<br />Google<br />ELM subscription databases<br />Skype, Twitter, Facebook<br />Citation tools<br />Delicious, Diigo, Evernote …<br />Google Book<br />Google Scholar<br />Image: 'Wrapping one's head around the data'<br />
  22. 22. Improve productivity<br />Manage information<br />Collaborate<br />Expand our reach<br />Classroom/Library/Web 2.0 tools help us<br /><br />
  23. 23. As communicators<br />'hello?'<br /><br />
  24. 24. As Collaborators<br />Image: 'what are word for'<br />
  25. 25. As Creators<br />
  26. 26. As commentators<br />
  27. 27. Image: 'everyones a critic'<br />
  28. 28. As Collectors<br />Image: 'Model T?'<br /><br />
  29. 29. As Contributors<br />
  30. 30. As Community Members<br /><br />
  31. 31. wHAT is MILI?<br />Part 2.<br />
  32. 32. MILI<br /><ul><li> Professional development for teachers & LMS
  33. 33. How to integrate the MNInfo & Technology Literacy Standardsinto classroom teaching</li></ul><br />
  34. 34. MILI’s Purpose<br />Influence the teaching of the research process<br />Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools useful in the classroom<br />Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs into teaching<br />Encourage more collaboration between LMS & teachers around the research process<br /><br />
  35. 35.
  36. 36. Information LiteracyKey to Success<br />Academic <br />Work life <br />Daily life<br />Lifelong learning<br />
  37. 37. Why Information Literacy?<br />New Yorker Cartoon Bank<br /><br />
  38. 38. Libraries & LibrariansVital for research at all levels<br />Information experts<br />Access to resources<br />Ability to connect people & resources<br />Ability to connect information & technology<br />On the front lines in the info search<br /> <br />
  39. 39. Why?<br /><br />
  40. 40. Information literacy is a key skill in every discipline and profession. No exceptions.<br />
  41. 41. Students are content creators<br /><br />
  42. 42. They need traditional & new skills<br />
  43. 43. Using new & traditional media<br />
  44. 44. To understand their need for information<br />Image: 'Q & A 2.0: Nothing Is Off Limits!'<br />
  45. 45. To find & evaluate reliable information<br />
  46. 46. To draw conclusions & present information<br />Image: 'Spectrum and reflection'<br /><br />
  47. 47. In an ethical way<br />
  48. 48. To prepare for post-secondary educationand<br /><br />
  49. 49. for the global society & economy they will face <br /><br />
  50. 50. And, because . . .<br />We limit students if we do not help them develop and use information literacy skills across the curriculum <br />
  51. 51. Trends<br />
  52. 52. Technology<br />Profoundly affects the way we work, collaborate, communicate, and succeed <br />Changes how people work, play, learn, socialize, and collaborate <br />Explosive growth of mobile devices and applications will drive more change<br />mage: 'Thinning Down'<br />
  53. 53. Business & Societyand maybe school<br />User-created content<br />Social networking<br />Collaborative work <br />Collective intelligence to solve problems<br />Participatory Leadership<br />Online civic engagement<br />Global reach and influence<br /><br />
  54. 54. Moving (fast) Towards . . .<br />Mobile computing<br />Cloud apps, storage, collaboration<br />Geo-coded everything<br />Personalized, customizable Web<br />Interactive computing<br />Collaborative environments<br />The Horizon Report K-12 Horizon Report 2009<br /><br />
  55. 55. Students are changing<br />Technology is how they communicate & socialize<br />Ubiquitous, transparent part of their lives<br />Empowered by being connected to information & each other 24/7<br />Globally connected<br />Expect guides not experts<br />mage: 'The Students Who Listen Together Learn Together'<br />
  56. 56. Learning Environments are changing<br />No longer tied to a physical space <br />“Spaces” are becoming more community-driven, interdisciplinary<br />Spaces & technologies that allow virtual communication and collaboration <br />Image: 'Never Be..'<br />
  57. 57. Access beyond the walls<br />Online learning <br />ELM and other database access<br />Public/academic libraries online resources<br />Virtual collaboration<br />Image: 'Chairs'<br />
  58. 58. Will they be ready for this future—which really is now?<br /><br />
  59. 59. If. . .<br />Image: 'Yes!'<br />
  60. 60. Students have teachers/LMS who can guide them…<br /><br />
  61. 61. Through the research process<br /><br />
  62. 62. To reliable resources<br /><br />
  63. 63. While understandingresponsible use<br /><br />
  64. 64. How?<br />
  65. 65. MILI will be your guide<br />To the research process<br />Finding reliable resources<br />Identifying new tools<br />Information literacy<br />21st century skills<br />
  66. 66. MILI Focus<br />On the process<br />On the resources<br />On the tools that make it happen<br /><br />
  67. 67. The MILI 3 Rs<br />Research Process<br />Reliable Resources<br />Responsible Use<br /><br />
  68. 68. ResearchImprove the ability of students & teachers to conduct effective research by using a process that includes 5 steps<br />Question<br />Gather & Evaluate information<br />Conclude<br />Communicate information & conclusion<br />Evaluate process & product<br /> <br />
  69. 69. Reliable Resources Identify & use available, reliable resources<br />“Format agnostic”--the format of the information is not the point <br />Evaluate all print, electronic, online, & human resources for authenticity & accuracy<br />Resource is appropriate in the context of this research<br /><br />
  70. 70. Responsible UsePromote the understanding & practice of the responsible use of information & technology<br />Advise & assist teachers in the creation of plagiarism-proof assignments<br />Provide resources for teaching responsible use including copyright, Creative Commons, technology use <br /><br />
  71. 71. By developing research projects that encourage 21st Century Learning skills & promote Information Literacy<br />Creating assignments that encourage building knowledge, not just repeating information<br /><br />
  72. 72. MILI will reduce the noise<br /><br />
  73. 73. Together, we can<br />Improve your research project to incorporate the 5 steps<br />Learn Web 2.0 tools that work in classrooms and school buildings for collaboration, communication, & creation<br />Share what we know & what we learn<br />
  74. 74. Thoughts on MILI by Past Participants<br /><br />
  75. 75. Information Literacy &21st Century Skills<br />Part 3.<br />
  76. 76. What is Information Literacy?<br />"To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." <br />The American Library Association’s (ALA) Presidential Committee on Information Literacy, Final Report, 1989<br /><br />
  77. 77. In the real world…<br />The ability to solve problems & answer questions using information & technology<br />An understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information<br /><br />
  78. 78. Partnership for 21st Century Skills21st Century Skills<br />Information and communication skills <br />Thinking and problem-solving<br />Interpersonal and self-direction skills<br />Global awareness <br />Financial, economic and business literacy, and developing entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options<br />Civic literacy<br /><br />
  79. 79. Information & Communication Skills<br />Interpret text, data, media, & more for context & meaning <br />Communication of concepts, ideas, conclusions…<br /><br />
  80. 80. Thinking & problem-solving<br />Critical thinking and systems thinking<br />Problem identification, formulation and solution<br />Creativity and intellectual curiosity <br /> <br />
  81. 81. Interpersonal & self-direction skills<br />Interpersonal and collaborative skills<br />Self-direction<br />Accountability and adaptability<br />Social responsibility <br /><br />
  82. 82. Standards & Classroom 2.0<br />AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners<br />ISTE-National Educational Technology Standards<br />MEMO-Information & Technology Literacy Standards<br />
  83. 83. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.<br />Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.<br />Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.<br />Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.<br />AASL Standards for 21st Century Learners<br /><br />
  84. 84. ISTENational Educational Technology Standards (NETS)<br />Creativity and Innovation<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Research and Information Fluency<br />Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making<br />Digital Citizenship<br />Technology Operations and Concepts<br /><br /><br />
  85. 85. MEMO Standards for Information & Technology Literacy<br />The Research Process<br />Technology Use<br />Reading and Media Literacy<br />Responsible Use of Information and Technology<br /><br />
  86. 86. Bloom’s Taxonomy<br /><br />
  87. 87. Bloom’s Remixed<br />Creating<br />Evaluating<br />Analysis<br />Applying<br />Understanding<br />Remembering<br />
  88. 88.
  89. 89. Which brings us back to Information Literacy<br />
  90. 90. We can teach students how <br />
  91. 91. To find and evaluate information<br /><br />
  92. 92. To solve problems using the information<br />To solve problems using the information<br /><br />
  93. 93. To present their conclusions<br /><br />
  94. 94. While using the tools responsibly<br /><br />
  95. 95. Maybe you feel like this now<br />
  96. 96.<br />
  97. 97. MILI will help you <br />
  98. 98. The Gift of Time<br /><br />
  99. 99. Your Responsibilities<br />Attend the monthly Webinar<br />Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay throughout<br />Participate in the Ning: maintain your blog, comment on others’ blogs<br />Create & keep up with Virtual PD<br />Be responsible for your learning<br />Share your knowledge<br />Make suggestions--tools, topics…<br /><br />
  100. 100. School District<br />Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-Comp, etc.<br />Monitor attendance & compliance for participation using rubric<br />Make it possible for teachers/LMS to use tools in class <br /><br />
  101. 101. Metronet will<br />Design & conduct orientation + monthly Webinars and F2Fafter school meetings<br />Work with district on the rubric for credit<br />Maintain the MILI Ning<br />Provide support via the Wiki, email, newsletter…<br />Food! (You provide beverage)<br />
  102. 102. Contact<br /><br />Ann Walker Smalley, Director, Metronet, St. Paul<br /><br />LeAnn Suchy, Program Coordinator, Metronet, St. Paul<br /><br />Jean Doolittle, IT Services,Minneapolis Public Schools<br /><br />