Participatory Librarianship: Creating Enchantment and Conversations for Learning


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TASL 2011 Keynote, Buffy Hamilton, October 2011

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  • define enchantment as the process of delighting people with a product, service, organization, or idea. The outcome of enchantment is voluntary and long-lasting support that is mutually beneficial. Kawasaki, Guy (2011). Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions (Kindle Locations 116-118). Portfolio. Kindle Edition.
  • Participatory Librarianship: Creating Enchantment and Conversations for Learning

    1. participatory librarianship: conversations for creating, contributing, collaborating, <br />and <br />connectingbuffy j. hamilton || tasl<br />October 2011<br />CC image via<br />
    2. cc licensed photo by The Shifted Librarian:<br />
    3. challenge: pulling and weaving together the many threads of librarianship<br />CC image via<br />
    4. who and what are we?<br />CC image via<br />
    5. trustworthiness<br />CC image via<br />
    6. likability <br />CC image via<br />
    7. fantastic product or service<br />CC image via<br />
    8. enchantment<br />Cc image via<br />
    9. enchantment: <br />sustained, voluntary delight that is mutually beneficial<br />CC image via<br />
    10. “enchantment transforms situations and relationships.”Guy Kawasaki, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions<br />CC image via<br />
    11. relationships are the cornerstone of libraries and participation<br />CC image via<br />
    12. library is the story of the human experience<br />CC image via<br />
    13. libraries as communal experiences and “commonplace” texts constructed by participants<br />CC image via<br />
    14. students and teachers contribute to conversations for learning through libraries <br />CC image via<br />Participatory Librarianship and Change Agents:<br />
    15. cultivate a love of learning <br /> through <br /> enchantment<br />
    16. vanishing boundaries<br />
    17. participatory librarianship is a lens to help us see the possibilities and context for a shared vision of library in learning communities<br />
    18. “It’s all about learning…<br />how is this going to fundamentally enrich a conversation? <br />There isn’t a part of the library that isn’t about learning. Learning is a collaborative conversation.”<br />Dr. David Lankes<br />CC image via<br />Participatory Librarianship and Change Agents:<br />
    19. sparking and igniting<br />conversations<br />cc licensed flickr photo by jurvetson:<br />
    20. shared ownership of learning and conversations for learning<br />CC image via<br />
    21. knowledge construction and creation<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Ian Muttoo:<br />
    22. inquiry and learning centered<br />
    23. relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement<br />
    24. strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations with others<br />
    25. what is known by the most experienced ispassed along to novices <br />
    26. members believe that their contributions matter<br />
    27. members feel some degree of social connection with one another<br />
    28. participatory culture is a catalyst<br />CC image via<br />
    29. literate learning communities form around shared interests, questions, and passions in a participatory site of practice<br />CC image via<br />
    30. a participatory climate amplifies the possibilities for creating conversations for learning via multiple mediums<br />
    31. “embrace the potentials and challenges of this [participatory] emerging culture not as a replacement for existing print practices but as an expansion of them” <br />~henry jenkins~<br />
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    34. information evaluation and social scholarship via research pathfinders<br />
    35. network and attention literacy<br />
    36. network and attention literacy<br />
    37. cloud computing<br />
    38. collaborative learning and knowledge building <br />
    39. 1.2.5 Demonstrate adaptability by changing the inquiry focus, questions, resources, or strategies when necessary to achieve success. <br />1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding. <br />conversations via active reflection and metacognition<br />
    40. conversations via networked learning with experts around the world<br />
    41. inquiry, engagement, and collective intelligence face to face<br />
    42. portfolios<br />
    43. multigenre elements<br />
    44. digital storytelling<br />
    45. digital research “texts”<br />
    46. formative and summative assessments<br />
    47. digital identity and citizenship <br />CC image via<br />
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    49. digital citizenship and ethical use of information <br />
    50. mobile computing for learning<br />
    51. collection<br />
    52. digital equipment<br />Image used under a CC license from<br />
    53. storytelling and performance<br />
    54. spaces for honoring patron voices, expertise, and opinions<br />
    55. physical space<br />
    56. play<br />
    57. create conversations for the unorthodox and student passions <br />
    58. create conversations about passions<br />
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    60. shared story of “library”<br />
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    62. ask “how do I invite and engage participation?”<br />CC image via<br />
    63. participation creates enchantment <br />CC image via<br />
    64. enchantment is the nectar<br />CC image via<br />
    65. “No risk, no art. No art, no <br /> reward.”<br />Seth Godin<br />CC image via<br />Seth Godin, September 2010<br />
    66. the strength and relevance of your library is in the community and story of library you and your patrons build together<br />CC image via<br />
    67. participation and shared ownership will create a library that is THE participatory network in your learning community<br />CC image via<br />
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    69. contact information<br /><br /><br /><br />