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A6: The Google Generation: a crisis of information literacy? by Mind Map: A6: The Google Generation: a crisis
of information literacy?
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A6: The Google Generation: a crisis of information literacy?

is there qaulitivily different about this generation

what should the British library be doing about this....?

extravagant claims made about this generation

completely different... off the way...

insecurity about branded search

society dumbing donw

farenheit 911

very negative view of what is happening

information is a drug

multi-tasking / multi-processing findings

is there a really story?

confirmatory bias

if there are age related differences are they real and will they continue.....?

virtual longtitudanal study

view at micro level that something different being observed in behaviour for young people changing their behaviour

Age related differences

Radishes? Taste / skills change over time

Study with brain scans & computer games suggest some higher multi-task ability

But not possible to test well

Virtual longitudinal study

Looking for studies that show up change between generation., Look this up??

Information literacy

Google is search

Mental maps of info systems, these are poor in young

However young people have poor mental maps of databases as well, Could be maturity issue, Find study relating Brian function and age..., A

Google generation

Power browsing??

FORUM

Which part(s) of the argument are most relevant to you as a reader and a student? Why?

Which part(s) of the argument are most relevant to you as a teacher, trainer or other practitioner or potential practitioner? Why?

change in way that new generation regard information search and lack of thought

support learners - diverse range of learners

branding of search as google, how to educate learners to use the tools we have, learners use naturel language not keywords when searching, need to adapt library services to this?, or train users on how to use library resources, mental maps of the internet and technology

What for you are the strengths and weaknesses of each form of presentation – reading from the report in Activity 4, and listening to a webcast lecture now?

We will return to this issue in Week 5.

audio allows you to take in the whole thing slowly and enjoyably... text as well is useful, however excludes those with 2nd languages, theodore

listening gives you a rest from visual work, Eileen

research challenge

how do we really know that the way that people think is due to the tech???