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Rewriting the information literacy recipe for future palates


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workshop delivered at CAVAL Reference Interest Group seminar 'Information Literacy Recipes for the Melting Pot: Traditional Ingredients with a Modern Flavour', 8 November 2012, Melbourne.

Rewriting the information literacy recipe for future palates

  1. 1. rewritinginformation literacy recipe thefuture palates for Zaana Howard | QUT
  2. 2. zaana howardassociate lecturer | information systems schoolscience and engineering facultyqueensland university of technologyphd candidate | swinburne universityresearch focus: developing design thinking practicein complex organisations
  3. 3. ground rules
  4. 4. encourage wild ideasonly good and betterno spectatorscollaborativework perfectdone, not fast
  5. 5. process discovery testing definition prototyping ideation
  6. 6. discovery
  7. 7. some things to consider…
  8. 8. some questions…what is the information world that ourcommunity live in?how do we encourage good habits & healthychoices in information consumption?how do we match graduate skills withemployer needs & expectations?how do we prepare students as informationproblem solvers?how do we create learning experiences thatare dynamic, relevant, engaging and fun?
  9. 9. share what you knowwhat do you already know about the IL experience?good points? pain points?what do you need to be aware of for the future?challenges? opportunities?any themes and insights? 8 mins
  10. 10. problemdefinition
  11. 11. your mission:ultimate create theinformation (literacy)experiencefor a university community member.
  12. 12. designing experiences… fundamentals-of-experience-design-
  13. 13. experience principles
  14. 14. personakeep asking:what are they trying to achieve? what do they need?
  15. 15. create aproblem questionmake it juicy & actionable
  16. 16. how mightwho what so that why?
  17. 17. example how might an engineering post graduate student find relevant and credible information quickly so that time on work is limited as they have a full time job and a small baby?
  18. 18. how might whowhat so that why?based on the persona, need and insight 12 mins
  19. 19. ideation
  20. 20. fill the boxbrainstormfeatures, functions,core ingredientsbe specific
  21. 21. brainstormfeatures, functions, core ingredientsbe specific50 ideas 10 mins
  22. 22. prototyping
  23. 23. make the boxfocus on done, *not* pretty or perfectexamplescereal, shoes, toysgadgets,chocolate +… 15 mins
  24. 24. think aboutwhat is it calledwhat is its tag linewhat are its most compelling benefitswhat are its best featureswhat imagery would make it stand outdon’t forget who it is for
  25. 25. pitch
  26. 26. plan your pitch5 mins
  27. 27. pitchingbeclear,brief, specific,appropriate,narrow & visual
  28. 28. sell the boxpitch 60 seconds or less
  29. 29. done! adapted from ‘An introduction to design thinking: redesigning the gift giving experience’ by HassnoPlatner Institute of Design at Stanford & ‘Design the box’ from the book Go Gamestorm by Dave Gray.
  30. 30. reflect
  31. 31. process reminder discovery testing definition prototyping ideation
  32. 32. thankyou zaana howard @zaana