Nordic Information Literacy Summer School
Transformation from Digital Library to Digital Learning
Korpo, Finland, 7-11 June, 2010
The ninth NordINFOLIT Information Literacy Summer School will take place in the southwestern archipelago of Finland in June 2010. The theme of the course will be learning processes and tools in the digital world.
Anyone interested in learning and teaching
English and Scandinavian languages (teaching in English, social program also in Swedish)
The registration fee covers tuition, cultural and social program, accommodation (rooms for 2 persons), breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, and charter bus transportation Turku-Korpo on Monday and Friday.
Deadline for registration
The dead line is extended to 26 April, 2010.
1. Learning Processes in a Digital World
Transformation from digital library to digital learning
a mixture of learning processes and tools
- The Construction and Use of Shared Management and Learning Spaces.
- Project Management and Learning as Forms of Digital Production.
- The New Nomads: Ubiquity and Virtuality from the Project Management Perspective
- Project Partners - Teachers and Students - as Developers and Co-researchers.
- Blended Learning.
- Blogs and Word Processors: Learning-by-Writing/Management-by-Writing.
- Dual-level Writing: Text and Context/Structure.
- Digital Story-Telling: Design, Production and Use. Low-threshold Impartment of Project Results.
- Triggers for Project Managers: Entry Points to In-Depth Discussion of Main Development Challenges.
- Interaction Frameworks: Wikis, Blogs and Learning Platforms (VLEs)
- Wikipedia: A Global Platform for Lexical Knowledge
- Words & Numbers: Practical Collaborative Solutions for the 3 R’s (Reading, Writing and Arithmetic)
2. Tools for Digital Collaborative Production and Presentation
The summer school will consist of practical hands-on work with a variety of web-based tools for teaching and learning. At the same time the teaching relates to relevant learning theories. All participants will write and upload an essay with a presentation and a picture onto the course blog before the course starts.
Helge Høivik (professor, director of LATINA/lab, Center for Educational Research and Development)
Tord Høivik (associate professor, Faculty of Journalism, Library and Information Science)
Lars Egeland (director, Learning Center)
Morten Reksten (senior adviser, Learning Center)
Aslak Ormestad (technical adviser, LATINA/lab), Oslo University College, Norway
The social program introduces local culture, including a boat trip to Konungskär Island in the Southwestern Archipelago National Park and a sauna evening.
Planning group in Finland
Päivi Helminen, coordinator of the planning group,
Helsinki University Library, paivi.helminen Helsinki.fi
Maaria Harviainen, Sibelius Academy Library, maaria.harviainen  siba.fi
Leena Järveläinen, Turku University Library, leena.jarvelainen  utu.fi
Kirsi Heino, Aalto University Library , kirsi.heino  tkk.fi
Anne Kakkonen, Helsinki University Library, anne.kakkonenHelsinki.fi
Eeva Koponen, Jyväskylä University Library, eeva.koponen  jyu.fi
Kirsi Luukkanen, Helsinki University Library kirsi.luukkanen Helsinki.fi
Tiina Sipola, Oulu University Library, tiina.sipola  oulu.fi
Antti Virrankoski, Helsinki University Library, antti.virrankoski Helsinki.fi
Helsinki University Library
P.O. Box 53, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Telephone 358 50 4154420