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SOCHE Keynote Address 2013

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SOCHE Keynote Address 2013

  1. 1. 1Trudi Jacobson & Tom Mackey#metaliteracySOCHE Library Conference
Transitions in Learning: Preparing Engaged Studentsfor the E-Learning EnvironmentMay 8, 2013Reinventing Information Literacy as afor E-Learning
  2. 2. What are Today’s Top Take-Aways?• We’ll go over ours later in the presentation.• In the meantime, please jot down yours asthe morning progresses.2
  3. 3. 3Digital Storytelling ProjectBy Francesca RizzoFran@francescarizzo.com
  4. 4. 4Is it really just Google man?
  5. 5. Setting the Context5
  6. 6. 6Word cloud of “Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy” at Wordle.net.
  7. 7. Trends in Open and Online Learning7
  8. 8. “Over 6.7 million studentswere taking at least oneonline course during thefall 2011 term, an increaseof 570,000 students overthe previous year.”http://sloanconsortium.org/news_press/january2013_new-study-over-67-million-students-learning-online"Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States”
  9. 9. “Thirty-two percent of highereducation students now take atleast one course online.”http://sloanconsortium.org/news_press/january2013_new-study-over-67-million-students-learning-online"Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States”
  10. 10. “Seventy-seven percentof academic leaders ratethe learning outcomes inonline education as thesame or superior to thosein face-to-face classes.”http://sloanconsortium.org/news_press/january2013_new-study-over-67-million-students-learning-online"Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States”
  11. 11. “Only 2.6 percent of highereducation institutionscurrently have a MOOC(Massive Open OnlineCourse), another 9.4percent report MOOCs arein the planning stages.”http://sloanconsortium.org/news_press/january2013_new-study-over-67-million-students-learning-online"Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States”
  12. 12. 12In 1992 Henry Jenkins proposed “an alternativeconception of fans as readers who appropriatepopular texts and reread them in a fashion thatserves different interests, as spectators whotransform the experience of watching television into arich and complex participatory culture” (p. 23).Textual Poachers: Television Fans & Participatory CultureBy Henry Jenkins (1992)
  13. 13. 13“Participatory cultureshifts the focus of literacyfrom one of individualexpression to communityinvolvement” (p. xiii).Confronting the Challengesof Participatory CultureMedia Education for the 21st CenturyHenry Jenkins2009
  14. 14. 14“The new literacies almostall involve social skillsdeveloped throughcollaboration andnetworking.” (p. xiii).Confronting the Challengesof Participatory CultureMedia Education for the 21st CenturyHenry Jenkins2009
  15. 15. Participation means thatYOUcan be a Rock Star!15
  16. 16. Horizon Report 20131. MOOCs (1)2. Tablet computing (1)3. Games/gamification (2-3)4. Learning Analytics (2-3)5. 3D Printing (4-5)6. Wearable technology (4-5)16http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2013-horizon-report-HE.pdf
  17. 17. 172012 Paris OER Declaration“Bridge the digital divide by developingadequate infrastructure, in particular,affordable broadband connectivity,widespread mobile technology andreliable electrical power supply.”“Improve media and information literacyand encourage the development and useof OER in open standard digital formats.”http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/CI/CI/pdf/Events/Paris%20OER%20Declaration_01.pdf
  18. 18. 18Open Educational Resources (OERs)Create. Share. Reuse.
  19. 19. 19First MOOC in SUNY SystemDr. Betty Hurley Dasgupta and Carol Yeager
  20. 20. What is participatory learning?• Active• Interactive• Networked• Connected• Collaborative• Community• Global• Team-based• Engaging• Social• Convergent• Emergent• Adaptable• Evolving• Transformative• Multi-modal• Shared• Empowering20
  21. 21. ACRL Standard Definition ofInformation Literacy (1989)• Determine the extent of information needed• Access the needed information effectively andefficiently• Evaluate information and its sources critically• Incorporate selected information into one’s knowledgebase• Use information effectively to accomplish a specificpurpose• Understand the economic, legal, and social issuessurrounding the use of information, and access and useinformation ethically and legally21http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/informationliteracycompetency.cfm
  22. 22. 22http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/visualliteracy
  23. 23. TRANSLITERACY“is concerned with mapping meaningacross different media and not withdeveloping particular literacies aboutvarious media.”23http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/10/532.full“Introducing transliteracyWhat does it mean to academic libraries?”Tom IpriCollege & Research Libraries
  24. 24. TRANSLITERACY“It is not about learning text literacy andvisual literacy and digital literacy inisolation from one another but about theinteraction among all these literacies.”24http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/10/532.full“Introducing transliteracyWhat does it mean to academic libraries?”Tom IpriCollege & Research Libraries
  25. 25. TRANSLITERACY“is the ability to read, write and interactacross a range of platforms, tools andmedia from signing and orality throughhandwriting, print, TV, radio and film, todigital social networks.”25“Transliteracy: Crossing Divides”Sue Thomas, et. al. (2007)First Mondayhttp://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2060/1908
  26. 26. Media and Information Literacy (MIL)26“Information and media literacy enablespeople to interpret and make informedjudgments as users of information andmedia, as well as to become skillfulcreators and producers of informationand media messages in their own right.”http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=15886&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
  27. 27. 27
  28. 28. 28Figure by Roger LiperaMackey and Jacobson (2013)Metaliteracy in the Open Age ofSocial Media manuscript
  29. 29. “Metaliteracy promotes criticalthinking and collaboration in a digitalage, providing a comprehensiveframework to effectively participate insocial media and online communities.”29Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson “Reframing Information Literacy as aMetaliteracy” College & Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78.http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.full.pdf
  30. 30. “It is a unified construct that supportsthe acquisition, production, andsharing of knowledge in collaborativeonline communities.”30Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson “Reframing Information Literacy as aMetaliteracy” College & Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78.http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.full.pdf
  31. 31. “Information literacy is central to thisredefinition because information takesmany forms online and is produced andcommunicated through multiplemodalities. ”31Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson “Reframing Information Literacy as aMetaliteracy” College & Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78.http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.full.pdf
  32. 32. The meta in metaliteracy32
  33. 33. 33…denoting change, transformation,permutation, or substitution…meta
  34. 34. Metacognition34http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Thinker,_Auguste_Rodin.jpg“cognition aboutcognition or thinkingabout one’s ownthinking…”Metacognition in Learning and Instruction:Theory, Research and Practice,Hope J. Hartman (2002)
  35. 35. Metaliteracy is Metacognitive“The ability to critically self-assess one’s owncompetencies and torecognize the need forintegrated or expandedliteracies in today’sinformation environment isa metaliteracy.”Mackey and Jacobson (2013)Metaliteracy in the Open Age of Social Media(manuscript)35Sofonisba AnguissolaSelf-portrait at the Easel Paintinga Devotional Panel, 1556
  36. 36. Metaliteracy is Metacognitive“This metacognitiveapproach challenges areliance on skills-basedinformation literacyinstruction only and shiftsthe focus to knowledgeacquisition in collaborationwith others.”Mackey and Jacobson (2013)Metaliteracy in the Open Age of Social Media(manuscript)36Judith LeysterSelf-portrait, 1630
  37. 37. Metaliteracy is Metacognitive“This requires a high level ofcritical thinking and analysisabout how we develop our self-conception of informationliteracy as reflective learners inopen and social mediaenvironments.”Mackey and Jacobson (2013)Metaliteracy in the Open Age of Social Media(manuscript)37RembrandtSelf-portrait, 1660
  38. 38. Reflective Learningwith New Media38
  39. 39. 39Digital Storytelling(artifact project)
  40. 40. “Metaliteracy is more than descriptive; itidentifies how learners critically evaluateand understand their knowledge asindividuals and participants in sociallearning environments. ”40Mackey and Jacobson (2013) Metaliteracy in the Open Age of Social Media manuscript
  41. 41. “Both metaliteracy and transliteracychallenge traditional skills-based conceptsof information literacy by recognizing therole of emerging technologies, suggestingthat information technology is a centralcomponent of students’ learning.”41Reference Services Review Vol. 39 Iss: 4“Connectivism: Learning Theory and PedagogicalPractice for Networked Information Landscapes”Michelle Kathleen Dunaway
  42. 42. “Metaliteracy and transliteracy areframeworks for understanding informationliteracy that emphasize the importance ofcommunities, connections, informationnetworks, and information technologies”42Reference Services Review Vol. 39 Iss: 4“Connectivism: Learning Theory and PedagogicalPractice for Networked Information Landscapes”Michelle Kathleen Dunaway
  43. 43. “Metaliteracy provides anintegrated and all inclusive corefor engaging with individualsand ideas in digital informationenvironments.” (Mackey andJacobson, Op. cit., p. 69)43-Toni Carbo, Ph.D.“Consideration within the broader Mediacyand Metaliteracy Framework”A paper for UNESCOUNESCO: “Conceptual Relationship of Information Literacyand Media Literacy in Knowledge Societies” (2013)
  44. 44. “This new paradigm, with itsbroader perspective integratingthe many different forms ofliteracy, is one that should beexplored in much more depthacross cultures and nations.”44-Toni Carbo, Ph.D.“Consideration within the broader Mediacyand Metaliteracy Framework”A paper for UNESCOUNESCO: “Conceptual Relationship of Information Literacyand Media Literacy in Knowledge Societies” (2013)
  45. 45. Morning break!45
  46. 46. Metaliteracy In Practice46
  47. 47. 47Understand Format Type and Delivery ModeEvaluate User Feedback as Active ResearcherCreate a Context for User-generated InformationEvaluate Dynamic Content CriticallyThomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson “Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy” College &Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78. http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.full.pdf
  48. 48. 48Produce Original Content in Multiple Media FormatsUnderstand Personal Privacy, Information Ethics andIntellectual Property IssuesShare Information in Participatory EnvironmentsThomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson “Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy” College &Research Libraries. January 2011 72:62-78. http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/1/62.full.pdf
  49. 49. Active Metaliterate EngagementBasic IL Course:• Migration of individual paper-based research guide toteam-based guide using website• Creation of information: “what information would youhave liked to find but didn’t?”• Data visualization/visual literacy component• Learn the technology on their own, as a team• Sense of pride and accomplishment• New skills, altered sense of participation
  50. 50. Team Project from Fall 2012
  51. 51. 51Censorship in China
  52. 52. Dippity Flipbook Project52
  53. 53. Slideshows with text,image, video, andmusicCollaborativewikisCollaborative wordcloudsCollaborativestory andresearch
  54. 54. 54http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.eduSample Rubric: http://sites.fcps.org/trt/sites/default/files/SampleRubric.pdf
  55. 55. 55http://anitabrown35.wordpress.com/2013/03/“Kindness Inspires Kindness in the Capital Region”Anita BrownStudent Blog
  56. 56. 56Metacognitive Practice– Understand the process of creating andsharing information– Recognize gaps in knowledge– Seek new knowledge to adjust tochallenging situations– Adapt to changing technologies– Continuously self-reflect– Demonstrate empowerment throughinteraction, communication, andpresentation– Reflect on production and participation
  57. 57. SUNY Innovative InstructionTechnology Grant (IITG)57
  58. 58. 58Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG)
  59. 59. Grant Goals• Develop robust conversations betweenlibrarians and faculty members• Develop metaliteracy learning objectives• Investigate a badge system for metaliteracycompetencies for SUNY students (and others,we hope)• Develop or provide access to OERs related tometaliteracy59
  60. 60. 60SOSIUS Collaborative Space
  61. 61. 61Trans-Metaliteracy Learning Collaborative
  62. 62. 62http://youtu.be/KKDC5INkE6E
  63. 63. 63DEMO
  64. 64. 64Metaliteracy Badging Scheme
  65. 65. The Four Domains of MetaliteracyBehavioral CognitiveAffective MetacognitiveMeta65
  66. 66. 66http://metaliteracy.org/
  67. 67. Individual Reflection• Read over the “DevelopingMetaliterate Learners” handout• Spend 3 minutes thinking abouthow you might design an activityor an assignment to meet one ofthe objectives67
  68. 68. Sharing and Polishing (7 minutes)• Group with several others with thesame counted-off number• Share the ideas you each developed• Select one to develop further• Select a spokesperson• Add to metaliteracy.org if time68
  69. 69. SHARING YOUR IDEAS69
  70. 70. Your Top Take-Aways70
  71. 71. Our Take-Away Items• Today’s information environment demands arange of abilities and propensities not fullycaptured by, for example, the ACRL ILStandards• Online learning opportunities complementcritical metaliteracy competencies• Students meet challenges in exciting and self-empowering ways71
  72. 72. New MOOC for Fall 2013:#L4LLLLiteracies for Lifelong Learning(a Metaliteracy MOOC)
  73. 73. 73Trudi E. Jacobson, M.L.S., M.A.Distinguished LibrarianHead, Information Literacy DepartmentUniversity LibrariesUniversity at Albany, SUNYTom Mackey, Ph.D.DeanCenter for Distance LearningEmpire State College, SUNYVisual representation of “Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy”from the null_sets site at the University of Tennessee.http://www.flickr.com/photos/nullsets/8587487783/
  74. 74. 11:15 - 11:45amModerated Q & A74

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