This is the final round up session
ISC survey in ICT expectations (Sept 07)
Expectations generally based on school experience
Other reading – google generation is wider than we think – adults catch up rapidly once exposed
Follow up questionnaire Supervisors noticed that they were multitasking while filling it in.
“Owned spaces” are very important – can this concept be transferred into innovative physical space design?
Committee looking at FE and schools as well as evidence from futurologists
Age at which w2 becomes ubiquitous getting younger
Needs of future workplace demand these skills
Committee has a website/wiki/discussion forum
Issues of parental consent with younger children and use of social networks for teaching.
Future problem of assessment of mashedup material
Malcolm Read, Executive Secretary, JISC
Institutional silos are a frustration – libraries not part of the problem.
Information not managed in a strategic way.
Cliff Lynch, Executive Director, CNI
Conversation moved onto a higher level, from mechanics and technical plumbing to contributing to teaching & learning Libraries need to be assertive in carrying out a deeper mission in institutional & research data management
Speed of maturation of repositories & sophistication of digitisation.
Simple finding – overelaborated complexity needs to be tackled as aprt of improving the user experience
What is UG education for? Affects whole principle of teaching; when does technology help in learning how to think? (What always wories me is that information literacy/library skills have been taught here for decades, with it appears no effect - what are we doing wrong?)