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Discussion More information on Transliteracy

by Bobbi Newman on Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:55 am

For more information on transliteracy please see the Libraries and Transliteracy blog 

Event Transliteracy Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 01:09 am

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Business meeting for the LITA Transliteracy Interest Group.

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Discussion Why Transliteracy? - 2011 Session

by Bobbi Newman on Tue, May 3, 2011 at 10:58 am

The Transliteracy IG has two sessions at Annual the first is general titled Why Transliteracy

The Transliteracy IG has two sessions at Annual the first is general titled Why Transliteracy

Session Description: The skills needed to be an active participant in today's society are rapidly evolving. Literacy is changing, more is needed than the ability to read and write. This session will explore the theoretical aspects of transliteracy, explaining why it is important and how it is tied to libraries. We will look at transliteracy from the varying perspectives caused by serving different different populations including schools, universities and the public.Update: Saturday June 26th, 2011 1:30 – 3:30Convention Center – Rm 278-282

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Discussion Working Towards Transliteracy - ALA Annual 2011 Panel Session

by Bobbi Newman on Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 09:41 am

Working Towards Transliteracy

Working Towards Transliteracy

Session Description: Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.  This session looks at the practical aspects of what we can do to help our patrons become transliterate citizens, including real world examples from academic, public and school libraries.Saturday June 26th, 20114:00-5:30Convention Center – Rm 278-282Speakers

Matt Hamilton
Tech Manager
Anythink

Lilly Ramin
Instructional Technologies Librarian
University of North Texas

Richard Kong
Information Services Manager
Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Amy Mather
Librarian
Omaha Public Libarary

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Discussion Transliteracy IG meeting at MW

by Bobbi Newman on Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 09:43 am

If will be at the MidWinter conference in January please add our first official meeting to you calendar. Location to be determined.

We’ll be discussing the goals and purpose of the group. Bring your ideas to share and your questions if you’re new to transliteracy.

Monday January 10th 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm at
San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) – Room 24 C

First meeting of transliteracy interest group will be a round-table style discussion of the future and goals of the group.

 

The objective of the Transliteracy IG is to explore, develop and promote the role of libraries in all aspects of literacy including, but not limited to, digital, media, social, computer, and 21st century literacies.

Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks. –  www.transliteracy.com

Chair - Bobbi Newman 

Vice Chair - Tom Ipri

Secretary - Amy Mather

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