A6: The Google Generation: a crisis of information literacy?

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1. is there qaulitivily different about this generation

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

2. extravagant claims made about this generation

2.1. completely different... off the way...

3. insecurity about branded search

4. society dumbing donw

4.1. farenheit 911

4.1.1. very negative view of what is happening

5. information is a drug

6. multi-tasking / multi-processing findings

6.1. is there a really story?

6.2. confirmatory bias

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

7. virtual longtitudanal study

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

8. Age related differences

8.1. Radishes? Taste / skills change over time

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

8.2.1. But not possible to test well

8.3. Virtual longitudinal study

8.3.1. Looking for studies that show up change between generation.

8.3.1.1. Look this up??

9. Information literacy

9.1. Google is search

9.1.1. Mental maps of info systems

9.1.1.1. these are poor in young

9.1.2. However young people have poor mental maps of databases as well

9.1.2.1. Could be maturity issue

9.1.2.1.1. Find study relating Brian function and age...

9.1.2.1.2. A

10. Google generation

11. Power browsing??

12. FORUM

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

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

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

12.2.2. support learners - diverse range of learners

12.2.3. branding of search as google

12.2.3.1. how to educate learners to use the tools we have

12.2.3.2. learners use naturel language not keywords when searching

12.2.3.2.1. need to adapt library services to this?

12.2.3.2.2. or train users on how to use library resources

12.2.3.3. mental maps of the internet and technology

12.3. 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?

12.3.1. We will return to this issue in Week 5.

12.3.2. audio allows you to take in the whole thing slowly and enjoyably... text as well is useful

12.3.2.1. however excludes those with 2nd languages

12.3.2.1.1. theodore

12.3.3. listening gives you a rest from visual work

12.3.3.1. Eileen

13. research challenge

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