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Who Wants to be a Clicker Scholar

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Information Literacy presentation for the Undergraduate 7 Revolutions Course at FHSU

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Who Wants to be a Clicker Scholar

  1. 1. Who Wants to be a Scholar?Mary Alice Wade and Cynthia Garrety Forsyth Library
  2. 2. Visions of Students TodayDr. Michael Wesch, Kansas State University http://youtu.be/jrXpitAlva0
  3. 3. Information Literacy is A. The ability to find information 25% 25% 25% 25% B. The ability to read information C. The ability to decipher information D. All of the above A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  4. 4. Information POWERHaving the RIGHT informationAt theRIGHT time! http://www.pegfitzpatrick.com
  5. 5. College-aged adults: A. Evaluate their own information literacy 25% 25% 25% 25% skills higher than they really are. B. Evaluate their own information literacy skills lower than they really are. C. Don’t really think about evaluating sources. D. Pay attention to social media more than scholarly sources. A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  6. 6. College students are developing evaluation strategies. Only 26% report problem evaluating sources. The approach to research is more like a hunt for the right answer instead of a process of evaluating different arguments and coming up with their own opinion. Awareness of diverse resources that exist and how knowledge is created and shared is key! Project Information Literacy Report (2011)http://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/2866174300/
  7. 7. When the amount of available information exceeds the user’s ability to process it, we have 25% 25% 25% 25% A. a failure to communicate B. trans-literacy C. information fatigue D. multitasking skill A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  8. 8. Information Fatigue (2009): stress caused by overload of information and trying to assimilate the information Illustration by Matt Mahurin for Newsweek
  9. 9. Having the ability to read across a range of platforms, tools and media is called: 25% 25% 25% 25% A. Multiliterate B. Information Literate C. Transliterate D. Amazing A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  10. 10. Trans-literacy:• Literacy: reading, communicating• Trans: across disciplines• Ability to read, write, and interact across a range of platforms, tools, and media.Signing to Print to Social MediaIt’s not just evaluating websites anymore!
  11. 11. A Day in theInternet
  12. 12. Time on Facebook: 25% 25% 25% 25% A. 30 times per day B. 6 times per day C. more than 30 times per day D. can predict student grades. A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  13. 13. http://www.social-brand-value.com/2011/11/01/facebook-university-infographic/
  14. 14. David Fung@Social Jumpstart
  15. 15. While doing research, many college students: A. Struggle to find the perfect 25% 25% 25% 25% source B. Find too much relevant information C. Have trouble getting started D. Live in the library. A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  16. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/49333775@N00/5366688138 /
  17. 17. How many free article databases does Forsyth Library have? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. 35 B. 50 C. 75 D. 110 A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  18. 18. Original picture cc licensed flickr photo by Franz Patzig: flickr.com/photos/franzlife/2845138799/
  19. 19. Which of the following is NOT a service of Forsyth Library? A. 1-1 research help 25% 25% 25% 25% B. Obtaining books, articles, CDs, DVDs, etc. for you from other libraries C. Free massages during finals D. Free coffee, cider, and cappuccino A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  20. 20. What is the favorite activity of the librarians at Forsyth? A. Shushing and giving stern looks 25% 25% 25% 25% B. Chiding students for not starting their research earlier C. Helping students find the information they need D. Belly-dancing A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  21. 21. Name a tool that you can access online via Forsyth Library to help you begin your research? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. Detailed instructions B. Videos C. Books D. LibGuides A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  22. 22. FHSU LibGuides http://fhsuguides.fhsu.edu/
  23. 23. AND NOW FORTHE FINAL QUESTION
  24. 24. While working on a research paper, you begin to feel information overload. What should you do? 25% 25% 25% 25% A. Sleep B. Eat C. Drink D. Head to Forsyth Library and find a librarian! A. B. C. D.1-1 3 - 10 5 - 30 7 - 50 9 - 200 11 - 400 13 - 1000 15 - 50002-5 4 - 20 6 - 40 8 - 100 10 - 300 12 - 500 14 - 2000
  25. 25. Beware online filter bubbles Eli Pariserhttp://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html
  26. 26. THANKS FOR PLAYING “WHO WANTS TO BE A SCHOLAR?”WE’LL SEE YOU IN THE LIBRARY

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