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Blazing a Trail for Literacy Exploration Through Design Thinking
As learners navigate increasingly complex information wilds and explore new forms of creation, libraries are discussing and supporting a variety of literacies, including data, invention, health, information, media, visual, and digital literacies. How can librarians chart a path through varying definitions and priorities for these literacies in relation to existing instruction programs? This interactive workshop gave participants opportunities to explore new or unfamiliar literacies. Using design thinking strategies, participants reflected on the current landscape of one literacy at their institution and created a prototype output to help them start conversations with collaborators and stakeholders.