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Libraries and Learning 2020Libraries and Learning 2020
Can technology save us and is informationCan technology save us and...
The backgroundThe background
 Technology is developing at a rapid paceTechnology is developing at a rapid pace
 Teaching...
A vision of students today…
For the motion: technology canFor the motion: technology can
save us!save us!
Wilder’s predictionWilder’s prediction
 In 2005 Stanley Wilder argued thatIn 2005 Stanley Wilder argued that
information ...
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistin"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistin
Arthur C. ClarkeArthur ...
First up some magic!First up some magic!
Putting on our future gogglesPutting on our future goggles
what do we see ….what do we see ….
Wearable technologyWearable ...
Imagine a library where aImagine a library where a
student seesstudent sees
directional overlays –directional overlays –
t...
Imagine a library whereImagine a library where
books are interactive –books are interactive –
3D effects allow3D effects a...
This is already happening…This is already happening…
QR codesQR codes
Wikitude
Nearest tube app
“sixth sense” project
All this plus…
Decreasing costs of
computer hardware
coupled with increased
power
Increased bandwidth
Wifi availability
‘T...
By 2020 learner will need new
skills we can’t predict
Skills such as finding and
managing information will be
transforme...
Against the motion: Librarians willAgainst the motion: Librarians will
save us!save us!
Round-up and summaryRound-up and summary
Now vote!Now vote!
References
 Grassian, E., (2005) Information literacy: Wilder makes
(some right, but) many wrong assumptions [Homepage
of...
Libraries and Learning 2020Libraries and Learning 2020
Jane SeckerJane Secker
j.secker@lse.ac.ukj.secker@lse.ac.uk
Rosie J...
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Libraries & learning 2020: can technology save us and is information literacy (once again) making the wrong assumptions: a debate. Secker, Jones, Boden & Stubbings

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Libraries & learning 2020: can technology save us and is information literacy (once again) making the wrong assumptions: a debate. Secker, Jones, Boden & Stubbings

  1. 1. Libraries and Learning 2020Libraries and Learning 2020 Can technology save us and is informationCan technology save us and is information literacy (once again) making the wrongliteracy (once again) making the wrong assumptions: a debateassumptions: a debate Jane Secker, Rosie JonesJane Secker, Rosie Jones Debbi Boden, Ruth StubbingsDebbi Boden, Ruth Stubbings
  2. 2. The backgroundThe background  Technology is developing at a rapid paceTechnology is developing at a rapid pace  Teaching information literacy is an attemptTeaching information literacy is an attempt to improve learning skillsto improve learning skills  Students today have a differentStudents today have a different relationship with technologyrelationship with technology  Information literacy may be important now,Information literacy may be important now, but what will be needed or possible inbut what will be needed or possible in 2020?2020?
  3. 3. A vision of students today…
  4. 4. For the motion: technology canFor the motion: technology can save us!save us!
  5. 5. Wilder’s predictionWilder’s prediction  In 2005 Stanley Wilder argued thatIn 2005 Stanley Wilder argued that information literacy was making all theinformation literacy was making all the wrong assumptionswrong assumptions  Technology will develop to make searchTechnology will develop to make search engines and interfaces intuitiveengines and interfaces intuitive  Teaching information literacy is fightingTeaching information literacy is fighting the wrong battlethe wrong battle
  6. 6. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistin"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistin Arthur C. ClarkeArthur C. Clarke The advance of technology is based onThe advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really evenmaking it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life.notice it, so it's part of everyday life. Bill Gates - MicrosoftBill Gates - Microsoft
  7. 7. First up some magic!First up some magic!
  8. 8. Putting on our future gogglesPutting on our future goggles what do we see ….what do we see …. Wearable technologyWearable technology Augmented realityAugmented reality Objects as interactiveObjects as interactive display screensdisplay screens fiduciary marker Object recognitionvirtual retinal display Mediated Reality
  9. 9. Imagine a library where aImagine a library where a student seesstudent sees directional overlays –directional overlays – they scan the shelvesthey scan the shelves and focus on itemsand focus on items that are relevant – theythat are relevant – they are then taken toare then taken to related research – thatrelated research – that they can feel & touchthey can feel & touch
  10. 10. Imagine a library whereImagine a library where books are interactive –books are interactive – 3D effects allow3D effects allow students to see whatstudents to see what they are reading aboutthey are reading about and pointers directand pointers direct them to similarthem to similar informationinformation
  11. 11. This is already happening…This is already happening… QR codesQR codes Wikitude Nearest tube app “sixth sense” project
  12. 12. All this plus… Decreasing costs of computer hardware coupled with increased power Increased bandwidth Wifi availability ‘The internet of things’
  13. 13. By 2020 learner will need new skills we can’t predict Skills such as finding and managing information will be transformed Technology is the future
  14. 14. Against the motion: Librarians willAgainst the motion: Librarians will save us!save us!
  15. 15. Round-up and summaryRound-up and summary Now vote!Now vote!
  16. 16. References  Grassian, E., (2005) Information literacy: Wilder makes (some right, but) many wrong assumptions [Homepage of LAUC: Librarians Association, the University of California], [Online]. Available: http://www.ucop.edu/lauc/opinions/literacy.html  Wesch, Michael. (2008) A Vision of Students Today, http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=dGCJ46vyR9o&feature=channel  Wilder, S. (2005) Information literacy makes all the wrong assumptions. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 51(18) pp. B13-B15.
  17. 17. Libraries and Learning 2020Libraries and Learning 2020 Jane SeckerJane Secker j.secker@lse.ac.ukj.secker@lse.ac.uk Rosie JonesRosie Jones R.J.H.Jones@mmu.ac.ukR.J.H.Jones@mmu.ac.uk Debbi BodenDebbi Boden debbi.boden@gcal.ac.ukdebbi.boden@gcal.ac.uk Ruth StubbingsRuth Stubbings r.e.stubbings@lboro.ac.ukr.e.stubbings@lboro.ac.uk

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