Wednesday, September 30, 2009

21st Century Learners & Educators

According to the information on this week's website regarding the skills required of 21st century learners:

(1) How prepared are you right now to be a 21st century educator?  

(2) Which one skill (if any) do you wish you possessed greater knowledge, depth of understanding or sheer mastery as a 21st century educator?

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Media Literacies Response

This is a quick response week:

1) Any struggles/challenges in completing your powerpoint this week using Google App?

2) What modifications, if any, do you see needing to be made in order to use any Google App with your students?

3) Pose one question that you have from your section of the white paper.  Please do not answer it.  Just write one question or wondering that may have come up during your reading.  Thanks

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Information Literacy

The American Library Association's (ALA) Presidential Committee on Information Literacy, Final Report (1989) states, "To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information"  Please respond to all three of the questions below.

1. As a graduate student how comfortable are you navigating online resources for the purpose of research? 
2. What part(s) of the process in obtaining information online are you successful or challenged by in conducting your own research for assignments:  (a) recognizing when information is needed, (b) the ability to locate information, (c) evaluating information and/or (d) effectively using the information?
3. In your opinion (and previous experience) which one is most difficult for students (and WHY?): (a) recognizing when information is needed, (b) the ability to locate information, (c) evaluating information or (d) effectively using the information.  

Monday, September 14, 2009

7 Things You Should Know About....

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