Thursday, May 15, 2014

Jun: Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners (ALA)

Wednesday, June 25
2:30pm Eastern | 1:30pm Central | 12:30pm Mountain | 11:30am Pacific
90 minutes

In this workshop, Trudi Jacobson and Thomas Mackey, authors of the book Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners, will cover everything that you need to know about metaliteracy—from theory to practice. They will show you how to expand the scope of traditional information skills to include the collaborative production and sharing of information in participatory digital environments now prevalent.

You'll learn
•    What metaliteracy is and why it is important and timely
•    Its role in the proposed new Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy framework
•    How metaliteracy generates new ideas for teaching and learning
•    How to incorporate the evolving array of open resources related to metaliteracy, including blogs, badging, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Twitter feeds, and more