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  1. Creating ContentthroughCommunity Inquiry Ann Bishop and Chip Bruce Library & Information Science U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  2. What is Inquiry? • Creating opportunities to engage people in active learning based on their own questions. • A learner centered and learner driven process. • A cycle where each question leads to an exploration which will then lead to more questions to investigate. • The process of asking, investigating, creating, discussing, and reflecting, and then asking again.

  3. Inquiry Activities at UIUCUnderstanding the inquiry processand developing environments that support it • Inquiry Page (communityware) • Set of overlapping communities • Learning opportunities • Research on community inquiry

  4. Inquiry Pagehttp://inquiry.uiuc.edu/ • Partner projects • Resources on inquiry • Tools for student and community inquiry • Calendar • Listservs • Inquiry Units • Community Inquiry Labs

  5. Community Inquiry Labs A place where members of a community come together to develop shared capacity and work on common problems. "Community" = support for collaborative activity and for creating knowledge that is connected to people's values, history, and lived experiences. "Inquiry" = support for open-ended, democratic, participatory engagement. "Laboratory" = a space and resources to bring theory and action together in an experimental and critical manner. A CIL is most importantly a concept…

  6. SisterNethttp://sisternetonline.org/ourinquiry.html • New model for Black women's organizing • Wholeness through physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual health • Political strategy to resist oppression and shape livable communities • Community health fairs, conferences, and learning/action circles

  7. SisterNet’s CIL in Action Taking Action for Water Quality

  8. Paseo BoricuaCommunity Library Projecthttp://www.prairienet.org/pbclp/community_inquiry_lab.htm • Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood • Galvanizes neighborhood residents around community projects • Addresses critical issues: gang violence, AIDS, social and environmental justice, literacy, and economic development

  9. Corrales Community Libraryhttp://leep.lis.uiuc.edu/publish/odaniel/Corrales/waterlab.htm • What can local residents in this New Mexico town do to ensure a sufficient supply of clean water? • A CIL where people can review and comment on local government reports, pursue research, and learn about local conditions related to water • Developed as part of NSF Water CAMPWS

  10. Learning • Users of the Inquiry Page • Developers • practicums, internships, independent study • weekly meetings • workshops • sequence of courses => graduate specialization

  11. Research on Inquiry How can we: • connect learning & life? • support participatory design? • accommodate diversity & shared values?

  12. Connect Learning and LifeESLARP Sample Inquiry Unit

  13. Support Participatory Design

  14. Accommodate Difference & Shared ValuesPaseo Boricua Community Library Projecthttp://www.prairienet.org/pbclp

  15. Create Your OwnCommunity Inquiry Lab! http://www3.isrl.uiuc.edu/~dlinderm/cilbuilder1.2/partners.php

  16. Conclusion • Design: appropriate technology • Generativity: participatory design • Sustainability: incorporation into community strengths and needs

  17. Contact Information Ann Bishop: abishop@uiuc.edu Chip Bruce: chip@uiuc.edu Meetings: Tuesday, 4-5, 131 LIS Workshop: August 26