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How can you help tom a school librarian's guide to preparing students for university (with notes)

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How can you help tom a school librarian's guide to preparing students for university (with notes)

  1. 1. How can you help Tom? A school librarian's guide to preparing students for university <ul><li>Jo Alcock </li></ul><ul><li>@joeyanne </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence Base </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham City University </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who is Tom?
  3. 3. How can you help Tom? <ul><li>Digital literacy: </li></ul><ul><li>- What is digital literacy? </li></ul><ul><li>- What digital literacy skills does Tom need? </li></ul><ul><li>- How can you support digital literacy? </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is digital literacy? Helen Curtis , University of Wolverhampton
  5. 5. Fresher’s Week <ul><li>Tom’s Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Busy social calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Making new friends and keeping in touch with old friends </li></ul><ul><li>Online social networking to supplement face to face socialising </li></ul>
  6. 6. How can you help? <ul><li>Responsible social networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School policy? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support appropriate use (e.g. privacy ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital identity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This Is Me resource </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Protecting reputation online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CommonCraft video </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Lecture 1 <ul><li>Tom’s Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple module guides to understand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Module requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading and resource lists to support studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different types of resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required vs. recommended reading </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. How can you help? <ul><li>Using the VLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School VLE/intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Familiarisation with module guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies of subject guides in the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exam board specifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In house module guides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using resource lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic resource lists (non-fiction, fiction, electronic) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Visit to library <ul><li>Tom’s Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Using catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for reading list items </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Browsing shelves and locating items </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding e-books and e-journals </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. How can you help? <ul><li>Library activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rewards and certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Searching for known items </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasure hunts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understanding classification schemes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Order in the Library game </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. First assignment <ul><li>Tom’s Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of time spent finding resources </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to find a way of filtering out some of the resources </li></ul><ul><li>Need to incorporate research into assignment </li></ul>
  12. 12. How can you help? <ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment Survival Kit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Constructing effective searches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluating information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Ws Information Source Evaluation Matrix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spoof websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Detective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Referencing and plagiarism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of referencing </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What do other university librarians think?
  14. 14. Referencing skills
  15. 15. Using a library - resources and services
  16. 16. Evaluating information sources
  17. 17. Collaboration with universities
  18. 18. Academic expectations
  19. 19. Collaboration with teachers
  20. 20. Other research http://eprint.ncl.ac.uk/pub_details2.aspx?pub_id=55850 http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/projects/visitorsandresidents.aspx
  21. 21. Your homework <ul><li>3 things you are going to investigate or implement to improve digital literacy skills at your school </li></ul>
  22. 22. Thank you for listening <ul><li>Jo Alcock </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.joeyanne.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>@joeyanne </li></ul>All resources available at: http://delicious.com/tag/sch2uni Images from IconFinder

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