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New Knowledge Brokers: The Invisible Influence #lib2013
http://youtu.be/yLvm9RBMbak
New Knowledge Brokers: The Invisible Influence #lib2013 Keynote by Dr Jocelyn Cranefield Senior Lecturer School of Information Management, University of Wellington
In a world where the vast majority of digital content is generated by individuals, what role do brokers play? Jocelyn will consider the role and value of knowledge brokers in today’s information-rich, tool-intensive, world. She will examine how individuals can play pivotal roles in filtering, combining, appropriating and redistributing user-generated information amongst online communities and networks, and across online/offline boundaries.
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Ipad Video Lessons
http://ipadvideolessonsreview1.blogspot.com
How to get ipad video lessons. Check it out on ipadvideolessonsreview1.blogspot.com
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The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies : TEDx
http://youtu.be/A8yQPoTcZ78
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4 Principles Of Digital Literacy
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/4-principals-of-digital-literacy/
4 Principles Of Digital Literacy
Digital Literacy is about being able to make sense of digital media. This occurs through meaningful and sustainable consumption and curation patterns that improve an individuals potential to contribute to an authentic community. This includes the ability to analyze, prioritize, and act upon the countless digital media 21st century citizens encounter on a daily basis.
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21st Century Information Fluency
http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-information-fluency
21st Century Information Fluency
“Learning to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically.”
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10 Tactics for turning information into action
http://www.tacticaltech.org/10tactics
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Information Literacy for Life-Long Learning
http://bit.ly/cgkteB
Information Literacy for Life-Long Learning
Pittsburgh Public Schools Library Services K-12 Scope and Sequence
This scope and sequence – created for PPS’s library program – provides teacher-librarians with the roadmap needed to plan our students’ library experiences, thus ensuring students an exposure to the range of information literacy and library-specific skills needed for life-long learning.
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Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning
http://bit.ly/aIFOiu
Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning
Information Literacy Curriculum
Pittsburgh Public Schools Library Service.
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How College Students seek information : Report
http://ow.ly/Lni1
How College Students seek information in the digital age.
A report of findings from 2,318 respondents to a survey carried out among college students on six campuses distributed across the U.S. in the spring of 2009, as part of Project Information Literacy.
The findings suggest that students conceptualize research, especially tasks associated with seeking information, as a competency learned by rote, rather than as an opportunity to learn, develop, or expand upon an information-gathering strategy which leverages the wide range of resources available to them in the digital age.
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Digital Literacy The Next Generation User Skills Report
http://tinyurl.com/6k2kwv
Digital Literacy The Next Generation User Skills Report
In order to ensure the relevance and influence the ongoing enhancement of user ICT provision and the associated awards, Digital 2010 (the regional digital skills partnership for Yorkshire & Humber) and the Scottish Qualifications Authority jointly commissioned Sero Consulting Ltd in spring 2008 to undertake research in ICT User skills
The focus was exclusively on the vision for ICT user skills in 2013 – referenced as ‘Next Generation User Skills’ – taking account of .....
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Information Literacy: Videos and PowerPoints
http://informationliteracyvideos.blogspot.com/
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The high cost of not finding information
http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/ReadArticle.aspx?ArticleID=9534
The high cost of not finding information
We know that roughly 50% of most Web searches are abandoned.
That translates into 50% fewer online sales, 50% more frustrated customers trying to solve a problem or get information, and 50% more phone calls that must be handled by a person rather than by automatic systems.
At an average cost of $5 per phone call as opposed to less than $1 per automated call or mere pennies for finding an answer online, that is expensive.
This page also gives some useful examples of where money was wasted through wrong information being found or given
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LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange)
http://www.emich.edu/public/loex/about.html
LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange)
LOEX is a self-supporting, non-profit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy information.
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Skills for Todays Workforce : Vocational Info Center
http://www.khake.com/page3.html
21st Century Literacy - Learning and Teaching Resources | Big 6 - Information Literacy for the Information Age | Developing Educational Standards | I-CANS - Integrated Curriculum for Achieving Necessary Skills | Information Literacy Tutorial - Texas | Information Competence Tutorials | Information Literacy and Library Skills | Information Literacy for K-16 | Information Literacy - Requirement of 21st Century Workforce | Information Literacy Standards | Library Media Standards | National Education Standards | Technological Literacy |
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Literacy
http://www.ictliteracy.info
This website provides a rich, centralized portal for the repository of ICT Literacy resources, highlights innovative efforts and partnerships promoting ICT Literacy, and facilitates the interaction between researchers, business, government and educational segments.
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Internet Research Lesson Plan
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art18071.asp
Internet Research Lesson Plan
A lesson plan that teaches students about the problems with Internet research.
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Developing information skills (NGfL Scotland)
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/5to14/informationskills/index.asp
Developing information skills (NGfL Scotland)
We live in an 'information age'. However, the prevalence of new information technologies across the curriculum, and in most pupils' homes, does not mean that we can take information literacy for granted.
It is intended to provide you with ideas and exemplars for developing your own information skills programme, tailored to your particular teaching environment and learner needs.
Information skills in the curriculum | Developing an information skills model | The PLUS Model | Information skills exemplar materials |
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Just Tell me the Truth
http://www.i-learnt.com/Information%20home.html
Information home | The Truth? | Media Awareness | The New Literacies | Quality Criteria | Research Process 1 | Research Process 2 | Searching the WEB | Competencies | Action Learning | e-Books |
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World drowning in oceans of data
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3227467.stm
World drowning in oceans of data
Growing net, computer and phone use is driving a huge rise in the amount of information people generate and use.
US researchers estimate that every year 800MB of information is produced for every person on the planet.
Their study found that information stored on paper, film, magnetic and optical disks has doubled since 1999.
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School of Information Management
http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/
School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California at Berkeley.
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How Much Information? 2003
http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/research/projects/how-much-info-2003/
How Much Information? 2003
This study is an attempt to estimate how much new information is created each year. Newly created information is distributed in four storage media ?print, film, magnetic, and optical ?and seen or heard in four information flows ?telephone, radio and TV, and the Internet. This study of information storage and flows analyzes the year 2002 in order to estimate the annual size of the stock of new information contained in storage media, and heard or seen each year in information flows.
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The National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) Project
http://www.iste.org/standards/
The National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) Project
The primary goal of the ISTE NETS Project is to enable stakeholders in PreK-12 education to develop national standards for educational uses of technology that facilitate school improvement in the United States.
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Information Skills Curriculum for North Carolina Schools (USA)
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/
Information Skills Curriculum for North Carolina Schools (USA)
This web page serves as a curriculum terminal from which you can travel to specific goals and objectives based on discipline and grade level. This service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade and subject area.
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Information Skills Instruction
http://www.sldirectory.com/libsf/resf/infoskill.html
Information Skills Instruction
Information Skills Curriculum and Standards | Program Integration and Flexible Scheduling - Web Sites | Program Integration and Flexible Scheduling - Books | Research and Instructional Models | Assessment |
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Information Literacy Case Study, Canada
http://www.ictliteracy.info/ICTResources-Background-Info.htm
Information Literacy Case Study, Canada | Information Literacy Resource Guide |
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Information Skills Instruction
http://www.sldirectory.com/libsf/resf/infoskill.html#assess
Information Skills Instruction .. impressive list at [Resources for School Librarians]
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21st Century Information Fluency Project Portal
http://21cif.com/
21st Century Information Fluency Project Portal
Welcome to the 21st Century Information Fluency (21cif) Portal. This site provides news, information, tools, and standards-aligned instructional strategies for information literacy/fluency in K-16
21st Century Information Fluency is a sub-set of Information Literacy that might best be described as a combination of aspects of Information Literacy and Technology Literacy that people need to locate, evaluate and use digital information resources efficiently and effectively.
We call it ?luency?rather than ?iteracy?to emphasize that the abilities involved are more than basic abilities. But we know that there is a spectrum of abilities ranging from basic literacy to the more advanced levels we call fluency.
Our goal is to help people move along that scale no matter where they start. To do that we need to understand just what it is that people need to know and be able to do to achieve 21st Century Information Fluency.
On the basis of our investigations we have created a description that serves to guide us as we develop learning materials, tools and experiences designed to help others become fluent.. Ours is only one way of organizing this information. It is intended as a practical guide more than a theoretical construct.
information | literacy | skills |
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Plan a Holiday ! - Lesson Plan on Info Skills
http://www.putlearningfirst.com/infohand/index.html
Plan a Holiday! - Lesson Plan on Information Skills
Take the opportunity to plan the holiday of a lifetime with your friends!
Imagine those happy days after your exams, lots of time to spend in the sun with your mates - but where will you go?
Here's your chance to plan that holiday - and learn something about information handling skills at the same time!
This is what you need to know first....
This is an Information Handling Unit. - There are 11 lessons of about one hour. Key Stage 4.
This covers assessment targets in English and ICT.
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Information Skills Curriculum
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/infotech/
Information Skills Curriculum
The Information Skills Standard Course of Study K-12 identifies the essential knowledge and skills that prepare students to locate, analyze, evaluate, interpret, and communicate information and ideas in an information-rich society. Authentic practice of these skills enables students to realize their potential as informed citizens who think critically and solve problems, to observe rights and responsibilities relating to the generation and flow of information and ideas, and to appreciate the value of literature in an educated society.
The Information Skills Standard Course of Study helps students develop skills to be information literate.
Information | skills | literacy | management |
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NoodleTools - 21st Century Literacies
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/
NoodleTools - 21st Century Literacies - Tools for Reading the World
In Intelligence Reframed Howard Gardner contends that ?iteracies, skills, and disciplines ought to be pursued as tools that allow us to enhance our understanding of important questions, topics, and themes.? Today's readers become literate by learning to read the words and symbols in today's world and its antecedents. They analyze, compare, evaluate and interpret multiple representations from a variety of disciplines and subjects, including texts, photographs, artwork, and data. They learn to choose and modify their own communication based on the rhetorical situation. Point of view is created by the reader, the audience and the medium.
Basic Language Literacy | Visual Literacy | Historical Literacy | Cultural Literacy | Information Literacy | Political Literacy and News Media Literacy | Scientific Literacy | Mathematical Literacy |
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Catalogablog
http://catalogablog.blogspot.com/
A blog (Web log) devoted to "library cataloging,classification, metadata, subject access and related topics,"
Includes links to a list of standards and another of MARC tools.
information | skills | blog | weblog | web log |library | librarians |
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The Internet Archive ... 100+ terabytes
http://www.archive.org
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public in accordance with our Terms of Use.
The Internet Archive, working with Alexa Internet, has created the Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine makes it possible to surf pages stored in the Internet Archive's web archive. The Wayback Machine was unveiled on October 24th at Berkeley's Bancroft Library. Visit the Wayback Machine by entering an URL above or clicking on specific collections below.
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Assessing Information Problem-Solving Skills
http://fno.org/oakharbor.html
Information Power (1989) suggested a bold research agenda for classroom teachers and library media specialists working in partnership to engage students in serious investigation and inquiry, but those in the field who wish to measure the success of students as they pursue this agenda find few assessment models available.
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Information Literacy : Jamie McKenzie
http://fno.org/fnoindex.html#infolit
Forming an Information Literate School Community | Payola on the Information Highway? | Review: The Social Life of Information | Teaching Media Literacy in an Age of Edutainment | Winning with Information Literacy |
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Information Management and Literacy
http://www.shambles.net/ITinset/B6hk.html
An area on Shambles dedicated to links to Information Literacy (inc. The Big 6)
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