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Paula Silva's insight:
You can use the new Facebook save feature to curate content. It can be a useful and helpful way to set the first step of the curation process: seeking content. This new feature enables you to search, explore and identify key sources.
"According to ABC News, Pinterest is currently among the top social websites that are highly utilized in the classroom. To cope up with the increasing demand, the creators of the social page announced last month their ‘Teachers in Pinterest’ campaign, a page where teachers can collaborate together about tips and lesson plans."
Curate or be Curated: The Coming Age of the Curation Economy Huffington Post So, if you accept the facts behind Rosenbaum's Law -- that the creation of raw content is going to double every two years -- then the nature of consumption is what is...
A personal story on curation for educational purposes. Author’s highlights, a testimony of a meaningful curation:
Content curation is not merely selecting sources and aggregate them and even less in an automated style. If you don’t apply your voice, as a storyteller, there will be no engagement with your community.
Content curation implies that each curated resource will acquire a specific (new) meaning, according to the context it is displayed.
Which service should a curator employ? The best service is not only the one that suits the curator’s narrative and technical skills but also the needs and the consumption information.
I recently participated in a Twitter chat with my friends at #edtechchat and we discussed a great deal different aspects of content curation. I'd like to share my findings and the most relevant thoughts learned about this great ...
The growing new features in Google+ means that it could become the content curation platform of choice. We have been developing the Anders Pink Google+ Page and believe there are many reasons why Google+ could ...
Excerpted from article on Mashable: "Today, however, curation encompasses a whole new catalog of professions, brands and tools — and most revolve around the web.
A curator ingests, analyzes and contextualizes web content and information of a particular nature onto a platform or into a format we can understand. In other words, a curator is like that person at the beach with the metal detector, surfacing items and relics of perceived value. Only, a web curator shares those gems of content with their online audiences.
Some believe "curator" to be a reappropriated, throwaway term, one that simply elevates marginally focused web users.
Some media sites choose to curate articles already published and reported by other sites. For instance, Boing Boing and The Awl feed links that reference news reported by other sites around the web, tailoring content that will resonate with their readership.
More and more people are taking the reins into their own hands. Consumer curators are flocking to sites like The Fancy to browse products and silo them into categories. Other curation tools aren't as consumer-driven but nonetheless help users organize and structure web content that matters to them.
As much as the term gets criticized, curation requires patience, resourcefulness and a keen editing eye. It means becoming fluent in one particular dialect of the web, versus trying to speak its entire language. It's the reason journalists have beats, and the reason you chose one major in college, instead of seven. Perhaps the best part? Curation is a never-ending job, and it never gets boring..."
Content curation “can be a complex and deeply engaging process, providing rich learning opportunities for curator and readers alike”. Steve Wheeler describes the three cognitive stages involved in the curation process.
Richard Byrne, the curator of “Free technology for Teachers” explains his curation process based on three intrinsic steps: seeking information; filtering it in a variety of ways, and sharing selectively.
Richard Byre curates free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms.
As the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Thomas P. Campbell thinks deeply about curating—not just selecting art objects, but placing them in a setting where the public can learn their stories.
Content curation can be a great way to overcome ‘content famine’. This presentation covers the elements of content curation and how its regular practice can build content for your site. An even bigger benefit is that regular content curation can lead you to feel more comfortable or become better at writing your own posts and articles from scratch.
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Content curation can be a great way to overcome 'content famine'. This presentation covers the elements of content curation and how its regular practice can build content for your site. An even bigger benefit is that regular ...
24 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Content Curation BlogWorld (blog) The number of people who understand the value of online content is growing, and thus, content curation is becoming a more important topic.
As the internet exploded and more and more sites have constant streams of news and commentary on everything from world politics to which celebrities are dead (dead-celeb.com), the importance placed on content curation was, perhaps, inevitable.