Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
From Information Literacy to Transliteracy<br />Preparing our Students for Open Learning<br />Kim Balko, Dana Longley and ...
A Greater Cause?<br />Excerpt from ESC Core Values:<br />“sustain life-long curiosity and critical inquiry” <br />“the key...
The Need<br />87% of students may be “information illiterate” 1<br />Primary student sources: textbooks and Google2<br />S...
Thoughts?<br />What information skills should a successful student (and citizen) possess?<br />Are students given enough o...
ESC GEAR Data<br />Data source: Empire State College Fact Book, Eighth Edition 2008-09, p. 96<br />
Objective: get students from here<br />To here:<br />
Emerging Literacy Frameworks<br />7<br />
T R A N S L I T E R A C Y<br />8<br />
Transliteracy Research Group<br />“Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, t...
“Research in the Technological, Social, and Cultural Practices of Online Reading”<br /><ul><li>Established 2005
Interdisciplinary research team in humanities, social sciences, and engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara</li></ul>10<br />http://transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu/category/research-project...
Transliterate<br />“to write or print a letter or word using the closest corresponding letters of a different alphabet or ...
Transliteracy<br />“mapping meaning across different media and not with developing particular literacies about various med...
Transliteracy<br />“It is not about learning text literacy and visual literacy and digital literacy in isolation from one ...
Share<br />Social Media<br />Determine<br />INFORMATION<br />LITERACY<br />Produce<br />Access<br />Evaluate<br />Use<br /...
Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:6...
16<br />
Metaliteracy<br />“promotes critical thinking and collaboration in a digital age, providing a comprehensive framework to e...
Metaliteracy<br />“Information literacy is central to this redefinition because information takes many forms online and is...
Metaliteracy in Practice<br />Understand Format Type and Delivery Mode<br />Evaluate User Feedback as Active Researcher<br...
Metaliteracy in Practice<br />Produce Original Content in Multiple Media Formats<br />Understand Personal Privacy, Informa...
Nursing Research Course<br /><ul><li>Integrated approach to information literacy.
 Social Bookmarking Tool-Diigo
 Assignment: Find, read and bookmark 15 peer reviewed articles over a 3 module period (6 weeks). </li></li></ul><li>Reason...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

From Information Literacy to Transliteracy: Preparing our Students for Open Learning

6,573 views

Published on

Presentation for the Empire State College 2011 CDL Conference

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

From Information Literacy to Transliteracy: Preparing our Students for Open Learning

  1. 1. From Information Literacy to Transliteracy<br />Preparing our Students for Open Learning<br />Kim Balko, Dana Longley and Thomas Mackey<br />
  2. 2. A Greater Cause?<br />Excerpt from ESC Core Values:<br />“sustain life-long curiosity and critical inquiry” <br />“the key to a democratic society is the ability of the population to access and handle information effectively and efficiently.”<br /> - William Badke<br />Badke, W. (2010). Foundations of Information Literacy: Learning From Paul Zurkowski. Online, 34(1), 48-50. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database.<br />
  3. 3. The Need<br />87% of students may be “information illiterate” 1<br />Primary student sources: textbooks and Google2<br />Students “miss opportunities that college education provides for exploration, discovery, and deep learning.” 3<br />Foster, A. (2006). Students Fall Short on 'Information Literacy,' Educational Testing Service's Study Finds. Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(10), A36. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database: http://bit.ly/cnxwEx <br />A. Head and M. Eisenberg, "Lessons Learned: How College Students Seek Information in the Digital Age," Project Information Literacy Progress Report, Information School, Univ. of Washington, Dec 1, 2009.<br />Sharon A. Weiner, “Information Literacy: A Neglected Core Competency,” EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 33(1), 2010.<br />
  4. 4. Thoughts?<br />What information skills should a successful student (and citizen) possess?<br />Are students given enough opportunities (and motivation) to acquire these skills?<br />
  5. 5. ESC GEAR Data<br />Data source: Empire State College Fact Book, Eighth Edition 2008-09, p. 96<br />
  6. 6. Objective: get students from here<br />To here:<br />
  7. 7. Emerging Literacy Frameworks<br />7<br />
  8. 8. T R A N S L I T E R A C Y<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Transliteracy Research Group<br />“Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.”<br />9<br />http://nlabnetworks.typepad.com/transliteracy/<br />
  10. 10. “Research in the Technological, Social, and Cultural Practices of Online Reading”<br /><ul><li>Established 2005
  11. 11. Interdisciplinary research team in humanities, social sciences, and engineering
  12. 12. University of California, Santa Barbara</li></ul>10<br />http://transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu/category/research-project<br />
  13. 13. Transliterate<br />“to write or print a letter or word using the closest corresponding letters of a different alphabet or language.”<br />11<br />http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/10/532.full<br />
  14. 14. Transliteracy<br />“mapping meaning across different media and not with developing particular literacies about various media.”<br />12<br />http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/10/532.full<br />
  15. 15. Transliteracy<br />“It is not about learning text literacy and visual literacy and digital literacy in isolation from one another but about the interaction among all these literacies.”<br />13<br />http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/10/532.full<br />
  16. 16. Share<br />Social Media<br />Determine<br />INFORMATION<br />LITERACY<br />Produce<br />Access<br />Evaluate<br />Use<br />M E T A L I T E R C Y<br />Social Media<br />Social Media<br />Understand<br />Social Media<br />Incorporate<br />14<br />
  17. 17. Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:62-78 http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.abstract<br />15<br />
  18. 18. 16<br />
  19. 19. Metaliteracy<br />“promotes critical thinking and collaboration in a digital age, providing a comprehensive framework to effectively participate in social media and online communities. ”<br />17<br />Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:62-78 http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.abstract<br />
  20. 20. Metaliteracy<br />“Information literacy is central to this redefinition because information takes many forms online and is produced and communicated through multiple modalities. ”<br />18<br />Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:62-78 http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.abstract<br />
  21. 21. Metaliteracy in Practice<br />Understand Format Type and Delivery Mode<br />Evaluate User Feedback as Active Researcher<br />Create a Context for User-generated Information<br />Evaluate Dynamic Content Critically<br />19<br />Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:62-78 http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.abstract<br />
  22. 22. Metaliteracy in Practice<br />Produce Original Content in Multiple Media Formats<br />Understand Personal Privacy, Information Ethics and Intellectual Property Issues<br />Share Information in Participatory Environments<br />20<br />Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Coll. res. libr. January 2011 72:62-78 http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.abstract<br />
  23. 23. Nursing Research Course<br /><ul><li>Integrated approach to information literacy.
  24. 24. Social Bookmarking Tool-Diigo
  25. 25. Assignment: Find, read and bookmark 15 peer reviewed articles over a 3 module period (6 weeks). </li></li></ul><li>Reason for Assignment<br /><ul><li>Working on beginning components of a research paper.
  26. 26. Produce drafts throughout course.
  27. 27. Final paper presented during last week. </li></li></ul><li>Why Use Diigo?<br /><ul><li>Conducting online research
  28. 28. Incorporate citations in APA
  29. 29. Annotated bibliographies
  30. 30. Share references with peers
  31. 31. Create an online repository</li></li></ul><li>Positive Uses<br /><ul><li>Can make groups private
  32. 32. Instructor can give feedback to students on quality of articles
  33. 33. Free technology</li></li></ul><li>Another Example: <br />@Home Library Workshops<br />Methods:<br /><ul><li> Active (hands-on)
  34. 34. Multimodal (audio, text, visual)</li></ul>Needed (or next)?:<br /><ul><li> Assignment- or course-integration
  35. 35. Small group exercises</li>

×