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The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic

The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, August 14, 2015 8:05 AM

This is a great infographic for showing the thought process of finding information.

Terry Yelmene's curator insight, August 16, 2015 11:50 AM

A pretty well-reasoned, fundamental thought process for most knowledge work research.  This serves as an even better backward (there-to-here) model to guide the core research workflow process automation  a knowledge worker may want to devise, install.  Think work product-informed -> DevonThink structures -> DevonAgent w/'Active Filtered' automated searches.  The most important drivers here are - 'ethical' - (more than just multiple sources, a stage needs to be added at the work product stage to provide authenticity) and - 'bias' -  (a post automated search,  subsequent manual search for corroborating items selection to provide authority).

corroborating

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8 Steps To Become A Data Storyteller | Hyper Island

8 Steps To Become A Data Storyteller | Hyper Island | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

"The noise around data has become deafening but what does it mean for those who want to understand more, harness its power but have not got time to learn statistics, clustering algorithms or other intense technical ideas?"

 

Read the full article to find out more about these 8 basic steps that you can take to improve your data literacy and use it in your creative work.

1. Decide that data is cool

2. Find some great examples

3. Explore sources of interesting data

4. Find some great tools

5. Decide on your stories, questions and theories

6. Create some pictures

7. Get excited by real-time data

8. Recognise your data responsibilities


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Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s curator insight, July 25, 2013 2:02 AM

Here's an interesting exercise.  Read through the article and replace the word "data" with "story."  The steps work just as well.

Sonja Blignaut's curator insight, August 6, 2013 2:46 AM

Seems data storytelling is a growing topic - this piece has some interesting and practical tips

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Purdue Libraries Data Information Literacy Symposium available via webcast - Purdue Newsroom

Purdue Libraries Data Information Literacy Symposium available via webcast - Purdue Newsroom | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Purdue Libraries Data Information Literacy Symposium available via webcast
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University Libraries will host a symposium on "Data Information Literacy" on Monday (Sept.
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11 Hilarious Hoax Sites to Test Website Evaluation

11 Hilarious Hoax Sites to Test Website Evaluation | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
In this day and age, where anyone with access to the internet can create a website, it is critical that we as educators teach our students how to evaluate web content. There are some great resource...

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 20, 2013 8:55 PM

I love this kind of assignment.  Practice evaluation skills by working out on hoax sites.


For on demand training in evaluation skills see: http://21cif.com/rkit/newRkit/evaluation.html

Jim Lerman's curator insight, September 21, 2013 12:02 AM
Dennis T OConnor's insight:

I love this kind of assignment.  Practice evaluation skills by working out on hoax sites.


For on demand training in evaluation skills see: http://21cif.com/rkit/newRkit/evaluation.html

Lynn Dixon's curator insight, September 30, 2013 5:18 PM

funny learning.

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Infographic: “International Literacy Data” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

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Pharmacy research can help raise health literacy standards, say experts - Medical Xpress

Pharmacy research can help raise health literacy standards, say experts - Medical Xpress | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Pharmacy research can help raise health literacy standards, say experts
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Limited health literacy can lead to difficulties in patients' self-care activities such as taking prescribed medications.
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