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Publishing is the New Literacy

07.14.2010 · Posted in Transliteracy

In a recent piece at egdge.org Clay Shirky talks about the changes brought about by the internet and relates them to historical  events. To make a historical analogy with the last major increase in the written word, you could earn a living in 1500 simply by knowing how to read and write. The spread of those ...

Introducing Transliteracy Georgia Public Library Service & Georgia Library Association

06.16.2010 · Posted in Presentations, Transliteracy

This morning I participated in an webinar for the Georgia Public Library Service, Introducing Transliteracy to Libraries. Introduction to Transliteracy for Libraries View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. You can find the transcripts on WhattheHashTag [Update] You can listen to the recording here. Promised links and resources: Libraries and Transliteracy Blog Defining Transliteracy Libraries and ...

Please Welcome the Newest Contributor to the Libraries and Transliteracy Blog

05.20.2010 · Posted in Transliteracy

The Libraries and Transilteracy blog recently added a fourth contributor, Brian Hulsey. Brian's first post was on the skills 21 century workers need and his most recent post The Future is in Your Hand, looks at mobile services in libraries. Brian blogs at Strange Dichotomy and you can find him on Twitter at strng_dichotomy. Brian currently ...

Teens & Texting and Social Media in the Classroom

05.13.2010 · Posted in Transliteracy

Check out two new posts over at Libraries and Transliteracy. The first Take the Plunge Integrate Social Media Into the Classroom highlights 4 tips for integrating social media into the classroom. The second Teens, Texting and Social Isolation by fellow contributor Tom Ipri looks at a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project and a ...