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LOEX 2011 - Transliteracy

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LOEX 2011 - Transliteracy

  1. 1. Bridging the Gaps:Transliteracy as Informed PedagogyLane WilkinsonUniv. of Tennessee at ChattanoogaLOEX 2011<br />Walnut Street Bridge. Chattanooga, Tenn.<br />
  2. 2. How did we get here?<br />
  3. 3. Identify a need<br />
  4. 4. Secure funds<br />
  5. 5. Evaluate travel options<br />
  6. 6. From point A to point B<br />
  7. 7. This is information literacy<br />
  8. 8. The paperwork<br />
  9. 9. Buying the tickets<br />
  10. 10. Navigating the airport<br />
  11. 11. Catching the right train<br />
  12. 12. The itinerary ≠ the trip<br />
  13. 13. This is transliteracy<br />
  14. 14. What is transliteracy?<br />The ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media.<br />
  15. 15. Transliteracy is about how we navigate an ever-increasing array of communication and information sources.<br />What is transliteracy?<br />
  16. 16. It is about understanding how information sources fit together and how to make use of that fit.<br />What is transliteracy?<br />
  17. 17. Not from libraries<br />Where did it come from?<br />
  18. 18. 2005<br />Transliteracies Project<br />“a working group to study online reading”<br />transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu<br />Where did it come from?<br />
  19. 19. 2007<br />PART: Production and Research in Transliteracy Group<br />DeMontfort University<br />nlabnetworks.typepad.com/transliteracy<br />Where did it come from?<br />
  20. 20. 2010<br />Libraries and Transliteracy<br />A cross-section of public librarians and library technology experts<br />Librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com<br />Where did it come from?<br />
  21. 21. What is transliteracy?<br />The ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media.<br />Transliteracy is about how we navigate an ever-increasing array of communication and information sources.<br />It is about understanding how information sources fit together and how to make use of that fit.<br />Where did it come from?<br />Not from libraries<br />2005<br />Transliteracies Project<br />“a working group to study online reading”<br />transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu<br />2007<br />PART: Production and Research in Transliteracy Group<br />DeMontfort University<br />nlabnetworks.typepad.com/transliteracy<br />2010<br />Libraries and Transliteracy<br />A cross-section of public librarians and library technology experts<br />Librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com<br />
  22. 22. So, what does this mean for library instruction?<br />
  23. 23. Research can’t be just about the library<br />
  24. 24. New media<br />
  25. 25. New linguistic competencies<br />
  26. 26. New literacies<br />
  27. 27. Literacy<br />Descriptive<br />Evaluative<br />Information Literacy<br />Transliteracy<br />Subject-specific<br />Subject-neutral<br />Oral<br />Print<br />Scientific literacy<br />Digital literacy<br />Visual<br />Health literacy<br />Critical literacy<br />Computer<br />Web<br />Economic literacy<br />Media literacy<br />Other subject specific literacies<br />Other non-subject specific literacies<br />
  28. 28. A word of warning<br />
  29. 29. Three keys for library instruction<br />
  30. 30. #1: Effective information use requires several information sources. <br />
  31. 31. An explosion of information sources<br />
  32. 32. Students will use non-library sources<br />
  33. 33. But they hit a wall in the library<br />
  34. 34. Address non-library resources at the start<br />
  35. 35. #2: Information resources do not stand alone, they interact. <br />
  36. 36. Popular vs. Scholarly doesn’t cut it anymore<br />
  37. 37. Information doesn’t fit into compartments<br />
  38. 38. Break down the divisions<br />
  39. 39. Information resources are linked<br />
  40. 40. #3: Navigating the interaction requires transferable skills.<br />
  41. 41. “A mental model is…the user's mental image of a system and its capabilities that he employs to understand how to operate it.”(Holman 2011) <br />
  42. 42. “…if today’s students [search] by discovery,should then the focus of information literacy instruction be on more effective strategies for refining a search rather than on initially constructing a near-perfect search?” (Holman 2011)<br />
  43. 43. They already know how to do it<br />
  44. 44. Teach the analogy<br />
  45. 45. How do students use Wikipedia?<br />(Head & Eisenberg 2011)<br />
  46. 46. Understand transferable skills<br />make overt connections<br />provide links to specific applications<br />•focus on the purpose of strategies<br />include time for student reflection<br />consider how strategies might be adapted<br />provide feedback to students<br />provide opportunities to apply, re-apply and re-teach<br />Perkins, D. N. & Salomon, G. Transfer of learning, in International encyclopedia of education. (Second ed.) Oxford: Pergamon Press 1992.<br />
  47. 47. Harness students’ existing skills<br />
  48. 48. Give them a way through<br />
  49. 49. For example: remember the “red” Lexis?<br />
  50. 50. Can your students still use it?<br />
  51. 51. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga<br />
  52. 52. Wikipedia before class<br />
  53. 53. Google versus the Library<br />
  54. 54. The library is not (always) the answer<br />You moved off-campus, but now you’ve got roaches!<br />Where’s the best place to find out which bug-spray is most effective?<br />A. Off.com<br />B. The Journal of Entomology<br />Yahoo! Answers<br />Ask Grandma<br />
  55. 55. Teaching the analogy<br />http://www.youtube.com/v/dVETB3gaA2Y<br />Slideshare does not support video embeds.<br />The clip originally shown starts at 0:01<br />
  56. 56. The world of information<br />http://www.youtube.com/v/od8oTWqaDxE<br />Slideshare does not support video embeds.<br />The clip originally shown starts at 0:40<br />
  57. 57. Ample time to search<br />
  58. 58. More to come<br />
  59. 59. Future possibilities<br />
  60. 60. Future possibilities<br />
  61. 61. But wait, there’s more!<br />
  62. 62. Social media training<br />
  63. 63. Beyond Facebook<br />
  64. 64. Workshops and beyond…<br />
  65. 65. Last words<br />
  66. 66. Your students’ trips are just beginning<br />
  67. 67. Information literacy is how they’ll plan<br />
  68. 68. Transliteracy is how they’ll get there<br />
  69. 69. lane-wilkinson@utc.edu librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com<br />Thank you<br />
  70. 70. Images“How did we get here” http://www.flickr.com/photos/miltoncorrea/3118589805/“Identify a need”http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidw/472529234/“Secure funds”www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_virginia/2899343224/“Evaluate travel options”http://www.flickr.com/photos/floridamemory/4203509136/This is information literacyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/hey__paul/5573305472/‘The paperwork’http://www.flickr.com/photos/julia_manzerova/4388356403/“Buying the tickets”http://www.flickr.com/photos/melloveschallah/3562306837“Navigating the airport”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joiseyshowaa/2513692474“Catching the right train”www.flickr.com/photos/dasqfamily/3775600263/“The itinerary is not the trip”www.flickr.com/photos/daquellamanera/124077565/“This is transliteracy”www.flickr.com/photos/bass_nroll/422057721‘What is Transliteracy’http://www.flickr.com/photos/greeblie/3338710223/Not just about the libraryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/diylibrarian/1403798100/New mediahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tabor-roeder/5601654995/New literacieswww.flickr.com/photos/81203773@N00/411770953<br />Three keys<br />www.flickr.com/photos/vek/2543518246/<br />#1<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/4416908022<br />An explosion<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/<br />Students will use non-library sources<br />www.flickr.com/photos/87913776@N00/5129607997<br />But they hit a wall<br />ww.flickr.com/photos/ortizmj12/2366706532<br />Address nonlibrary sources at the start<br />www.flickr.com/photos/polvero/3466964233<br />#2<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/4318910816<br />#3<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/2677504428/<br />‘They already know how to do it’<br />www.flickr.com/photos/ergonomic/3363073562/<br />Teach the analogy’<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/automania/126698126/<br />‘Harness existing skills’<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmediamuseum/3588573761<br />Give them a way through<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/raeallen/111030065<br />Google versus the library<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/vblibrary/4993073773<br />Ample time to search<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/susanneanette/2990156824<br />Social Media Training<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthamm/2945559128<br />Workshops and beyond<br />www.flickr.com/photos/george_eastman_house/2871176480/<br />Last Words<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilovememphis/4514924028<br />Trips are just beginning<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/autumn_bliss/467766536/<br />IL is how they’ll plan<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/152626650<br />Transliteracy is how they’ll get there<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/potyike/4783170326/<br />Thank You<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/brent_nashville/5157879240<br />
  71. 71. Reading List <br />Bobish, G. (2011). Participation and pedagogy: connecting the social web to ACRL learning outcomes. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(1), 54-63.<br />Brandt, D. S. (1997). Constructivism: teaching for understanding of the internet. Communications of the ACM, 40(10), 112-117.<br />Head, A. J. & Eisenberg, M. B.. (2010). How today’s college-students use Wikipedia for dourse-related research. First Monday, 15(3). [Online] <br />Holman, L. (2011). Millennial students’ mental models of search: implications for academic librarians and database developers. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(1), 19-27.<br />Junco, R., Heiberger, G., & Loken, E. (2011). The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 27(2): 119-132.<br />Kjellberg, S. (2010). I am a blogging researcher: motivations for blogging in a scholarly context. First Monday, 15(8). [Online]<br />Perkins, D. N. & Salomon, G. (1992). Transfer of learning, in International encyclopedia of education. (Second ed.) Oxford: Pergamon Press.<br />
  72. 72. Websites <br />The Transliteracies Project transliteracies.english.ucsb.edu<br />PART: Production and Research in Transliteracy www.transliteracy.com<br />Libraries and transliteracy librariesandtransliteracy.wordpress.com<br />

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