"Roosters: The cry of the male chicken is the most barbaric yawp in all of nature." --Edward Abbey
Wicked IL Problems
Are we making a difference?
Do students learn what we say theydo (e.g., achieve outcomes)?
Are we/they academically successful?
Do students become lifelong learners?
Are you having conversations
about these wicked problems at
What do you think is the mystery
of information literacy – or the
How can we tackle thesewicked problems?
Use the Chat/Discussion Box
Type in what comes to your mind when you hear the word DESIGN
First poll question:
Did you ever want to be a designer?
Yes or No
Second poll question:
Do you think librarians are designers?
Yes or No
Third poll question:
I design instructional products.
Yes or No
The Deep Dive: Shopping Cart Project
The Deep Dive: Empathic Design
The Deep Dive: Identify the Problem
The Deep Dive: Brainstorm Solutions
The Deep Dive: Create Prototypes
The Deep Dive: Implementation
The Deep Dive: Evaluation
Info. Literacy Shopping Cart
Reflect, Analyze,Diagnose & Describe
Model, Plan & Prototype
Thinking Like A Designer
In what ways are design thinking and instructional systems design similar
Compare ADDIE and the IDEO Method
Formative and summative evalution
What do Blended Librarianship and Design Thinking have in common?
Similar approach to identifying problems and developing solutions
A boundary crosser is someone who blends multiple skills into one profession. Pink says “while detailed knowledge of a single area (e.g., traditional librarianship) once guaranteed success, today the top rewards go to those who can operate with equal aplomb in starkly different realms.”
Work collaboratively with others in peripheral professional areas
Discussion / Questions
How might design thinking impact on you?
Do you have a story about a new product or service where design thinking could have helped?
NOTE: go to http://stevenbell.info/design.htm for a 5 minute video on DT