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There is a Call for Papers for the IFLA Information Literacy Section Satellite Meeting taking place in Limerick, Ireland, August 14-15 2014. The conference title is Facing the Future: Librarians and Information Literacy in a Changing Landscape.
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13 Digital Research Tools For The Google Generation

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13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach

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Awesome Chart Comparing Traditional Versus 21st Century Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Chart Comparing Traditional Versus 21st Century Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

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Kym Reinstadler, SCN Feature Writer's curator insight, February 4, 10:31 PM

How many times have you, as a school communicator, been asked to describe 21st Century learning? If your audience isn’t teachers and school administrators, eyes tend to glaze over real fast. Here’s an infographic that simplifies the concept with opposites. Presentation of the information looks like notes a fifth-grader might take in school, which quietly urges parents, “ You can understand this, too.” A good one to add to your communications toolbox.

Laura Page's curator insight, February 5, 11:27 AM

What does 21st Century learning mean to you and how important do you think the shift between traditional to 21st Century learning is to student achievement?

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Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker

Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

I thiCertainly, as we turn to online reading, the physiology of the reading process itself shifts; we don’t read the same way online as we do on paper. Anne Mangen, a professor at the National Centre for Reading Education and Research at the University of Stavanger, in Norway, points out that reading is always an interaction between a person and a technology, be it a computer or an e-reader or even a bound book.


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I think it's harder to read ebooks than printed books. But what about children wired at the start to read electronically?

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malek's curator insight, February 1, 6:07 PM

Not a magic bullet, but it will help

AugusII's curator insight, February 1, 9:27 PM

BETTER READING LESS BEING DECEIVED PROBABILITY

Erica Bilder's curator insight, February 6, 4:05 AM

How the medium matters in deep digital reading and how we can improve on it.

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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.

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Dinah Galligo's curator insight, November 7, 2014 5:01 AM

La nétiquette ... version augmentée !

Pamela Hills's curator insight, November 18, 2014 5:24 PM

 This is something had not thought about. The digital world has changed many things And this is one we have over looked .

Qwertynomics's curator insight, November 29, 2014 4:32 PM

I love this Digital Citizenship Infographic. It is nice and clean and would look great in any classroom. 

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Digital Literacy Simply Explained | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital Literacy Simply Explained | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Common Craft has recently rolled out a new video in which leefever explained what digital literacy is all about. I love Leefevr video explanations and I think students will find them much easier to follow and comprehend.

Literacy is the first human invention that has transformed the human life forever. It is thanks to literacy that human thinking developed to include more abstract and syllogistic concepts which constituted the foundational pillars of science. Literacy also enabled humans to build a civilization through the encoding and sharing of collective wisdom.


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Tips for Teaching Digital & Information Literacy - EasyBib Blog

Tips for Teaching Digital & Information Literacy - EasyBib Blog | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
We had such an exciting PD session yesterday! Naomi Bates brought so much energy to the session, and formed a connection between her and the participants throughout her presentation. As one of our participants put it, ...
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Understanding your digital footprint - new opportunities!

Understanding your digital footprint - new opportunities! | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Just like a tattoo, your digital reputation is an expression of yourself. It is formed and added to by you and others over time. In her Digital Tattoo presentation at ISTE 2013 (also in video forma...

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Digital Literacy - YouTube

What is Digital Literacy? by Lynn Weeks.


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What do TLs [Teacher Librarians] Teach?

What do TLs [Teacher Librarians] Teach? | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Explore Joyce Valenza's photos on Flickr. 

Teacher Librarians, what they teach and model.


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Sandra Delgado's curator insight, May 8, 2014 5:32 AM

I LOVE this poster-like infographic showing the very important role of the Teacher Librarian. Thank you, Ms. Valenza!

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Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue | The Journal of Creative Library Practice

Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue | The Journal of Creative Library Practice | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Michael Corleone advises us to “keep your friends close but your enemies closer” (Godfather, Part II). As librarians and educators work to further develop the information literacy movement, we need to consider the perspective of those who work against our goal of developing citizens who can inform themselves in an objective manner. An example of this class of rivals that poses a particularly poignant threat to the health of democratic institutions is the demagogue, a public figure who employs disinformation to inflame people’s fear and anger, thereby securing for the demagogue a greater percentage of the votes, a larger chunk of the viewership.  I believe that a careful examination of the motivations and techniques of past demagogues can put information literacy educators in a better position to help their students critically evaluate inflammatory political communications.


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information fluency versus information literacy: what is the difference?

information fluency versus information literacy: what is the difference? | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Back in the Spring of 2009 I created a Google alert for the phrase information fluency. At that time the phrase was being thrown around left and right. The alert helped me stay abreast of what peop...

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, February 17, 2014 3:52 PM

Food for thought, discussion and debate?

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“Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue” over at the JCLP

“Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue” over at the JCLP | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
The Journal of Creative Library Practice (a journal of which I am an editor) has just published a though-piece by Mark Lenker, “Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue.” If you've ever wondered what Senator McCarthy, master ...
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Information Literacy in the First-Year Experience. Updated. | info ...

Information Literacy in the First-Year Experience. Updated. | info ... | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Integrating Information Literacy in First-Year Student Programs This is a resource/ additional reading page for a webcast that will be delivered on February 5, 2014. I will be updating this post between now and then, so check ...
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Boy Oh Boy, Christmas Has Come Early For Teachers With The New StoryCorps Mobile App! - @LarryFerlazzo

Boy Oh Boy, Christmas Has Come Early For Teachers With The New StoryCorps Mobile App! - @LarryFerlazzo | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Anyone who’s every listened to NPR is probably familiar with StoryCorps, and I’ve published several posts sharing their resources.

 

They just unveiled a new free mobile app at the TED Conference that allows anyone to record an interview with anyone and upload it their new site, StoryCorps.me. They have both iPhone and Android versions, and they’re great!


The app provides multiple suggestions for questions, depending on who you are interviewing (you can also add your own). It’s a perfect tool for having students interview their parents, grandparents or other older family members (which also makes it easy to ensure students have parental consent — by the way, their policy states users must be over 13). It’s super-simple to use. Of course, classmates could also interview others, as long as teachers had parental permission."


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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, March 20, 3:46 AM

Record interviews about people's lives and pass wisdom from one generation to the next

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Public Domain - Free Historic Media Files for Projects

Public Domain - Free Historic Media Files for Projects | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Download thousands of historic media files for your creative projects.Completely free & made available by Pond5.

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Have you ever posted a photo or video online that wasn’t yours? ... | EasyBib

Have you ever posted a photo or video online that wasn’t yours? ...   | EasyBib | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Have you ever posted a photo or video online that wasn’t yours? If you have, you could have broken the law. That’s scary to think about, right? Understanding copyright is an important skill, but it’s a confusing topic. Why do we have copyright laws? What are common copyright violations? To help your students better understand what copyright is, we created a simple handout to assist with your instruction.


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, September 24, 2014 2:01 AM
Another useful reminder.
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Study Ties College Success to Students' Exposure to a High School Librarian - The Digital Shift

Study Ties College Success to Students' Exposure to a High School Librarian - The Digital Shift | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
Training high school students in digital research and partnering them with a school librarian can instill a high level of confidence during college, according to preliminary observations of a study underway by EBSCO.
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Pegasus Librarian | Locations of Literacy: Information Literacy ...

Pegasus Librarian | Locations of Literacy: Information Literacy ... | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
The panel was on the theme of Locations of Literacy, and the other panelists discussed Cultural Literacy, Civic Literacy, and Environmental Literacy. I, of course, talked about Information Literacy. Here is a close approximation ...
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Resources on copyright | Copyright Clearance Center

Resources on copyright | Copyright Clearance Center | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Resources: including copyright tales; tips to minimize infringement in the workplace; copyright on campus; what is copyright; and copyright basics.


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 23, 2014 4:39 AM
Resources on copyright
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Students Proficient in Technology, Lack Research Skills | Infographic

Students Proficient in Technology, Lack Research Skills | Infographic | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

By Yvonne Chan

Data collected from a 21st Century Skills Assessment illustrate that students are comfortable using technology but lack problem solving skills.

 

infographic at: http://www.learning.com/21cs/info/


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Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, January 25, 2014 8:17 AM

Teaching Information literacy skills still important although students are proficient in use of technology.

Anita Vance's curator insight, February 2, 2014 10:46 AM

more data for our discussions - students are more comfortable with technology, but less able to locate good information or decipher data they have found. 

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"Can you Dig Lit? Approaches to information and digital literacy" 10th Nov 2013

"Can you Dig Lit? Approaches to information and digital literacy" 10th Nov 2013 | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it
This full day event, attended by 30 participants from around the UK, was held in York St John University. It was organised by CILIP's Academic Libraries & Research Group's Yorkshire & Humbe...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

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5 Reasons You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

 

 

Students buzzed about the latest uproar on Instagram. Anonymous sources had posted a “questionable”–and NSFW–list for multiple public schools in our city on Instagram, leading to distraught girls, viral Twitter reactions, and an investigation [http://insiderlouisville.com/news/2014/01/16/jcps-officials-investigating-posting-inappropriate-photos-students-instagram/ ].

This type of cyberbullying and reckless use of digital communication is rampant among teens, but this recent episode was only unusually due to its elevated publicity.


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New articles: faculty-librarian collaboration

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Two new articles from the open access journal Collaborative Librarianship.
Gardner, C. and White-Farnham, J. (2013) “She Has a Vocabulary I Just Don’t Have”: Faculty Culture and Information Literacy Collaboration.
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Transliteracy : Constructing Knowledge and Netw...

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"This hot whiteboard illustration of the nuances of social media is going the distance.
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Digital Literacy and the Human Society

Digital Literacy and the Human Society | literacy: digital, information, visual, trans., etc. | Scoop.it

Digital literacy helps you communicate and keep pace with modern global developments. In the social media and network integration literacy not only gives people a platform to come into contact, share desired knowledge but also help them do business promotion and transactions. The idea is very frequently being adopted by the young generation by connecting via social media, e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.


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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 29, 2014 6:27 AM
Digital Literacy and the Human Society