Published on March 20, 2014
Navigating the procurement and use of e-resources in secondary schools
Motivations and Interests
Today’s talk Outline research methods Provide an overview of current cross-curricular e- resources and examine their purpose and role Consider factors affecting the implementation of e- resources Looking ahead- 3 predictions
Survey: definitions and method Cross-curricular e-resources- interpreted broadly, to include subscription and free content. Cross-curricular refers to resources which are not subject specific, such as reference works, image galleries, journal databases and newspaper archives. Approached SLA branches nation-wide alongside those with a known interest in the area.
What e-resources are being used?
Survey results: sufficient provision? Currently limited high-quality resources aimed at GCSE and pre-GCSE level More in additional languages which our students have as first languages like Somali, Polish, Lithuanian and more translation tools for EAL More resources that are free or offered at a very reduced price for schools, wider availability of consortia buying More resources for teaching Information Literacy Wider availability of e-textbooks
Opening up the conversation Free to access material- is it meeting our needs? Usability, interface, language level? Clipbank- discussing requirements and shaping content. Library networks- SLN, discussion forums, meetings, user groups
Where to go for advice?
IFLA: Key Issues for e-resource Collection Development (2012) Key areas to address Technical feasibility Functionality and reliability Vendor support Supply Licensing Currency Value for money Accuracy and completeness Duplication
Survey results: important factors 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Cost Engageareluctantgroup Governmentpolicy Mostappropriateformat Relevancetothecurriculum Schoolculture SufficientICTcapacityandsupport Sufficientknowledgetoimplement… Userrecommendation Wholeschoolpolicy,e.g.School… Very important Quite important Not very important Not important at all
Sufficient knowledge Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrants CPD- SLA/SLG/Twitter/SLN/CPD23/TACCLE User knowledge- patron driven acquisition models
Sufficient ICT Capacity How should it be measured? Hardware provision vs. BYOD Wi-Fi infrastructure ICT as a communication method- learning platforms, VLEs and digital signage
Relevance to Curriculum Value-added- packaging material e.g. bookmarking, learning platform, content creation. Free resources- GLAM/Wiki Projects
Cost Academy Independe nt (Secondary) Independent (Prep) State Other Total Up to £1,000 4 1 2 7 £1,001-£3,000 4 1 6 11 £3,001-£5,000 7 1 3 11 £5,001-£10,000 7 7 7 1 22 £10,001- £15,000 2 1 3 £15,001- £20,000 1 3 4 £20,001+ 1 1 2 No specific allocation 1 1 Total 24 16 1 19 1 61
Looking ahead Changes in curriculum will alter use of cross- curricular e-resources ‘Hybrid’ staffing- changing role of the school librarian Subscription vs. Open Access debate will filter down to school-level
Conclusions We can't go over it. We can't go under it. Oh no! We've got to go through it.
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