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Information Literacy Fall 2012

"Need, Find, Assess, and Use" - a video tutorial of information literacy http://t.co/4PHwIy0m
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Continuing Education in LIS: How should we train reskillers? | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal

Continuing Education in LIS: How should we train reskillers? | Peer to Peer Review - Library Journal | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Continuing Education in LIS: How should we train reskillers? | Peer to Peer ReviewLibrary JournalFew libraries take a holistic, planned approach to workforce skill development; perhaps Columbia is signaling a shift toward such.
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Plugging the engineering gap - EE Times (blog)

Plugging the engineering gap - EE Times (blog) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Plugging the engineering gapEE Times (blog)In my last post I wrote about how information literacy and lifelong learning is essential for a successful career in engineering.
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2012 ChineseCUBES Video

We bring you the future of Chinese learning. ChineseCUBES is an entertaining and effective learning program suited for the 21st century. Utilizing a new conc...
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elearn Magazine: In the Google Age, Information Literacy is Crucial | Virtual Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education

elearn Magazine: In the Google Age, Information Literacy is Crucial | Virtual Learning, Technology & Strenghts in Education | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
For serious academic inquiry, it's important that the information retrieved is the most accurate, highest quality, and as relatively up-to-date as possible.
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Letter: Public library is 'oasis in storm' - NorthJersey.com

Letter: Public library is 'oasis in storm'NorthJersey.comOur lights went out for 10 days due to Hurricane Sandy. It would have been intolerable, if not for the Oakland Public Library.
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School libraries 'under threat' due to funding cuts - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukSchool libraries 'under threat' due to funding cutsTelegraph.co.ukFigures suggest that half of school library services run by local authorities are being subjected to a major internal review and as many as a fifth could be shut...
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Project-Based Learning Study Captures 21st Century Results ...

Home → News → Project-Based Learning Study Captures 21st Century Results. PBL Research Shows Promising Practice for Deeper Learning via 21st Century Learning. Illinois21, The Consortium for 21st Century Schools, ...
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The Future of Higher Education: a #digped Discussion | #digped | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Digital Delights

The Future of Higher Education: a #digped Discussion | #digped | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Digital Delights | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Teach US kids to write computer code - CNN

Teach US kids to write computer codeCNNHe is a media theorist and the author of "Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age" and "Life Inc.: How Corporatism Conquered the World, and How We Can Take It Back." He is also a digital literacy...
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Various Shades of Digital Literacy: The New Digital Divides ...

By Ernesto Priego, Inside Higher Ed. As a researcher interested in the digital humanities and as a blogger, editor and academic blogging and social media workshop facilitator, I have observed different shades of digital ...
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UNESCO International Conference Media and Information Literacy | Center for Media Literacy

The Center for Media Literacy provides you with a wide selection of teaching tools, carefully evaluated for their quality and importance to the field.
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Using digital literacy and social media to build a PLN | Web Traffic

Using digital literacy and social media to build a PLN | Web Traffic | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
The best tips on the web about Web Traffic, Make Money Online, Internet Marketing, Social Media, ClickBank, Adsense, Amazon, Investments... and much more!
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Not the world's best presentation bu the ideas are 'do-able' and practical.

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Fiscally Responsible Gifts That Truly Last a Lifetime - Huffington Post (blog)

Fiscally Responsible Gifts That Truly Last a Lifetime - Huffington Post (blog) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Fiscally Responsible Gifts That Truly Last a LifetimeHuffington Post (blog)Gift Ideas for Teens: Survey after survey have proven that teenagers are lacking in financial literacy.
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Educational Apps Alone Won't Teach Your Kid To Read - Slate Magazine (blog)

Educational Apps Alone Won't Teach Your Kid To Read - Slate Magazine (blog) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog)Educational Apps Alone Won't Teach Your Kid To ReadSlate Magazine (blog)Tens of thousands of apps are labeled educational and marketed to parents who receive little to no information about whether and how they work.
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Move Over Harvard And MIT, Stanford Has The Real “Revolution In Education” | TechCrunch

Move Over Harvard And MIT, Stanford Has The Real “Revolution In Education”   | TechCrunch | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Lectures are often the least educational aspect of college; I know, I've taught college seniors and witnessed how little students learn during their four years in higher education.
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21st Century Instruction Strategies in Colorado School Libraries (pdf) |

21st Century Instruction Strategies in Colorado School Libraries (pdf) | | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Student Learning through School Libraries LRS Fast facts Newsletter, ED3/110.10/No.314, December 4, 2012 Overall, according to these survey results, endorsed school librarians in Colorado are engaging ...
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The Tao of Tablets - American Libraries

The Tao of TabletsAmerican LibrariesMobile phones, personal electronic devices, and tablet computers have infiltrated most corners of the academic library.
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Microsoft Renews Commitment to Education , Invest US$250 Million - AllAfrica.com

Microsoft Renews Commitment to Education , Invest US$250 MillionAllAfrica.com"Everyone talks of 21st century learning, but few have bridged the gap from theory into true innovative practice where students are actually using the technologies...
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MY SIX C's FOR 21st-CENTURY LEARNING - Not Your Father's ...

As 2012 winds down I'd like to propose my own Six C's for 21st-Century Learning. I think that these are every bit as crucial to effective workplace function, personal happiness, and civic engagement as any others I have read ...
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Solid Ground opens doors to new children's library - Lake Stevens Journal

Solid Ground opens doors to new children's libraryLake Stevens JournalSolid Ground, an advocacy organization dedicated to breaking down the barriers that perpetuate poverty, will open the doors this week to its new children's library.
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Data Quality Asia Pacific 2013 - The End Game

Data Quality Asia Pacific 2013 - The End Game | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Bringing the Data Quality and MDM World to You.

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School Library Research (SLR) Volume 15 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

School Library Research (SLR) Volume 15 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Professional development of Librarians | Scoop.it
Recent research articles on school librarians as technology integration leaders | School libraries and the development…http://t.co/8nk7dL6D
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Information Literacy Website » Event Reviews 2012

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Report from the IL event Madlab, Manchester NLPN Nov 2012.

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Coding Is 21st Century Literacy - Mashable

Coding Is 21st Century LiteracyMashableWe built an interactive experience that focuses on learning to program by doing and actually writing code, as opposed to watching videos or reading lots of text.
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