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Putting Pinterest to the Test -- Campus Technology

Putting Pinterest to the Test -- Campus Technology | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Two universities have found image sharing site Pinterest useful in very different ways—one in documenting a political convention, the other in sharing objects from its library archives. Both have succeeded in engaging students.
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Using curation strategies to enhance teaching and learning in higher education contexts.
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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

Use the Filter pull-down menu above to search for topics by keywords.


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Craig Patterson's comment, June 13, 2013 1:52 AM
Is this link working?
Kim Flintoff's comment, June 13, 2013 2:12 AM
The website was redesigned and we disappeared ... This scoop is simply a flag about who's curating... We didn't expect anyone wold ever want to visit us.....
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Content Curation And The Future Of Search: The Howard Rheingold's Interview

Content Curation And The Future Of Search: The Howard Rheingold's Interview | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Are content curation and the future of search converging? Who will you trust when it comes to find out what alternatives to a problem are out there and you have only an Internet connection? How much individual freedom do you want
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Teaching with Content Curation

Teaching with Content Curation | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Content curation is the process of collecting, organizing and displaying information relevant to a particular topic. Teacher content curation can be used by students and students can be asked to sh...

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Zhang Meilan's curator insight, March 9, 7:14 PM

通过内容策展教学。

Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, March 14, 10:41 AM

Again, some instructions very useful for those who are beginning in Curation  for Education.

Thanks.

Jocelyn Bassett's curator insight, April 2, 10:50 PM

Digital curation includes the up-keeping, safeguarding and enhancing of digital data throughout its duration.

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How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic

How to Curate Your Digital Identity  as an Academic | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
If you don’t manage your online presence, you are allowing search engines to create it for you.

 

Take control. In a nutshell, if you do not have a clear online presence, you are allowing Google, Yahoo, and Bing to create your identity for you. As a Lifehacker post on this topic once noted: "You want search engine queries to direct to you and your accomplishments, not your virtual doppelgangers."

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▶ Knock-out Combo for Social Media Success: University of San Francisco, Scoop.it and a Hashtag - YouTube

The Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of San Francisco has an overarching goal of reinforcing the status and boosting the brand awaren...
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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, December 10, 2014 7:18 PM

I wonder how this could be used at an ISD level?

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Free report: the status of corporate knowledge sharing

Free report: the status of corporate knowledge sharing | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Survey: are companies benefiting from the abundance of knowledge made free and available by Web 2.0?


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Introducing The New Scoop.it Suggestion Engine: Bringing You More Relevant Content | Scoop.it Blog

Introducing The New Scoop.it Suggestion Engine: Bringing You More Relevant Content | Scoop.it Blog | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We're excited to launch the newest version of our special sauce - the Scoop.it Smart Suggestion Engine. It brings you the most relevant and most popular content on your topic and learns your preferences along the way.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Content Curation

A Beginner’s Guide to Content Curation | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What is content curation? This beginners guide to content curation answers that question and more.
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The Urgency of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities

The Urgency of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

In their seminal report, Our Cultural Commonwealth (2006), the American Council of Learned Societies underscored the need for scholars engaged in digital humanities work to leverage their access to data both to expand their audience to the general public and to generate new research questions. "Now is the Future Now?" argues that the progress made in digital humanities toward these goals has depended and will depend not only on digital data, but also on their appropriate curation. The article defines digital humanities, data, so-called Big Data, and digital curation. Next it examines digital curation initiatives in the sciences and in the humanities that occurred before the release of Our Cultural Commonwealth. It then considers and evaluates the digital curation work undertaken in the sciences and in the humanities after the report’s publication. In theory and in practice digital curation has benefited substantially from practices developed and tested first in the natural sciences and subsequently adapted for and extended in the humanities. Finally, the piece explores the future work necessary to facilitate symbiosis between digital curation and digital humanities. Collaboration and cooperation, transcending geographical, disciplinary, and institutional boundaries, data sharing, policies and planning, education and training, sustainability — all remain pressing issues in 2013.


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A&SL's curator insight, October 30, 2013 5:36 AM

One for the attendees of 'Getting Started in Digital Preservation' on Fri

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Curated articles at the tap of a tag: E-Learning and Online Teaching Magazine:

Curated articles at the tap of a tag: E-Learning and Online Teaching Magazine: | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 9, 2014 11:17 PM

Click through to an interactive graphic built using ThingLink.  

 

Click a few tags to see how Scoop.it dynamically assembles a magazine based on your choice of tags.

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5 Ways For Teachers To Use Tumblr In Their Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

5 Ways For Teachers To Use Tumblr In Their Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Tumblr is one of the newer social media apps that allow free sharing of digital media over the web. It is a social channel that has not been left isolated by the educators, as more and more teachers turn to utilizing methods of using this app in their classrooms.

 

If you are a teacher and want to take advantage of this app, here are a few ways in which you can use Tumblr to bring a whole new life to your classroom:


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 9, 2014 11:08 PM

Tumblr is a popular and easy to use blogging platform. This article points out some ways to use Tumblr that you might not immediately think of. 

Jo Blannin - The Know Tech Teacher's curator insight, September 11, 2014 10:21 PM

This great article shows how we can use Tumblr in our classrooms. I love the suggestion of a quick and easy website or hosting an online debate. They also point out that we need to protect kids online, but they need experience to learn how to do this - Tumblr could be a good way to do this :0)


Do you use Tumblr?

I have an account but don't check it much...maybe I should be?

Any tips or advice for me?

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, September 12, 2014 10:01 AM

Tumblr is an easy to use blogging format which emphasizes visuals.  

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Curation: Creatively Filtering Content

Curation: Creatively Filtering Content | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
“Curation is a life skill and an important part of being digitally literate. Educators need to know how to curate information so they can teach students how they can curate content for research, their interests and passion. As part of this process educators need to encourage students to curate information using techniques that address their own personal learning needs.”
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 24, 2014 1:49 PM

We introduce content curation using both Diigo and Scoop.it in our E-Learning for Educators class. It's our firm belief that online teachers must be information fluent and that they teach those skills to their online students.


We also see these skills as a strong foundation for building personal learning networks.

Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's comment, August 29, 2014 4:05 AM
loving your figure! obvious for curators, not so much for students and teachers
Aparna Nagaraj's curator insight, August 29, 2014 10:30 AM

You come across a lot of stuff, find some of them valuable, find value in some parts, and you see connections between the different stuff you come across. You curate by filtering, extracting, and bringing out the connection between the stuff you find, and this curated new stuff becomes more valuable than those already shared stuff that you found. Valuable enough to be shared to others who are looking for similar stuff as you are.

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Flipboard is about to get some competition on its home turf from Japan-based SmartNews

Flipboard is about to get some competition on its home turf from Japan-based SmartNews | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Japanese news-recommendation app called SmartNews that mines Twitter for topical content has raised $36 million and says it plans to use those funds to expand into North America and take on Flipboard

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, August 9, 2014 9:21 AM

Looking forward to trying this one.

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twitter curation platform

 

Discover

Relevant conversations and trending topics on Twitter

Curate

Content to surface the best conversations using advanced filtering capabilities

Display

Great Twitter content on any screen to enhance your audience's experience

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Content Curation Takes Time

Content Curation Takes Time | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Robin provides a useful and manageable checklist of essential criteria for effective curation.  Master the basics...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, Today, 9:05 AM

Learn more:


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/learn-every-day-a-bit-with-curation/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/curation-tips-and-tricks-with-scoop-it-rescoop-and-tags/


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/



Filomena Gomes's curator insight, Today, 9:52 AM
Robin Good's insight:

 

 

Notwithstanding the viral content-marketing tam-tam keeps selling the idea of content curation as a miracle-shortcut to work less, produce more content and get all of the benefits that an online publisher would want to have, reality has quite a different shade.

To gain reader's attention trust and interest, it is evidently not enough to pull together a few interesting titles while adding a few lines of introductory text.

 

Unless your readers are not very interested themselves into the topic you cover, why would they take recomendations from someone who has not even had the time to fully go through his suggested resources?

Superficially picking apparently interesting content from titles or even automatically selecting content for others to read is like recommending movies or music records based on how much you like their trailers or their cover layouts.

 

Can that be useful beyond attracting some initial extra visibility?

 

How can one become a trusted information source if one does not thoroughly look and understand at what he is about to recommend?

This is why selling or even thinking the idea of using content curation as a time and money-saver is really non-sense.

Again, for some, this type of light content curation may work in attracting some extra visibility in the short-term, but it will be deleterious in the long one, as serious readers discover gradually that content being suggested has not even been read, let alone being summarized, highlighted or contextualized.

Content curation takes serious time.

 

A lot more than the one needed to create normal original content.

To curate content you need to:

Find good content, resources and references. Even if you have good tools, the value is in searching where everyone else is not looking. That takes time.

Read, verify and vet each potential resource, by taking the time needed to do this thoroughly.

Make sense of what that resource communicates or represents / offers and be able to synthesize it for non-experts who will read about it.

Synthesize and highlight the value of the chosen resource within the context of your interest area.

Enrich the resource with relevant references, and related links for those that will want to find out more about it.

Credit and attribute sources and contributors.

 Preserve, classify and archive what you want to curate.

Share, distribute, promote the curated work you have produced. Creating it is not enough.


(While it is certainly possible to do a good curation job without doing exactly all of the tasks I have outlined above, I believe that it is ideal to try to do as many as these as possible, as each adds more value to the end result you will create.)

 

These are many more steps and activities than the ones required to create an original piece of content.

Curation is all about quality, insight and attention to details.

It is not about quantity, speed, saving time, producing more with less.

 
Robert Kisalama's curator insight, Today, 11:37 AM

truly Curation should not be  merely aggregating different links without  taking off time to reflect indeed it is very to end up like some one buying clothes impulsively only to realise you could have done without some of them.

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Curate or Die: Why You Must Curate Content in 2015

Curate or Die: Why You Must Curate Content in 2015 | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The key to success in a myriad of web content that may drown us in 2015 is to curate content. The whys and hows are explained in-depth inside this article.

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Guillaume Decugis's curator insight, January 24, 3:23 AM

It's interesting to see that content curation is evolving from an opportunity to a necessity as communication shifts from traditional methods (PR, advertising, old-style SEO...) to new ones (content marketing, inbound marketing, social media...). In this new world of communication many things have changed and professionals or companies who want to get heard need to consider this question:


Do people listen to you because they have to or because they want to?


As my friend Steve Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation, puts it in his latest book, Curate This, we can't rely anymore on captive audiences. Consumers filter out spammy messages which is why, to be heard, we have to curate or die.

Marta Torán's curator insight, January 26, 3:46 PM

La curación de contenidos, casi un imperativo si queremos sobrevivir a la información. Muy bueno.

Dean Ryan G. Martin's curator insight, January 28, 12:08 AM

It says "Content curation requires hard work." I disagree. Content curation is my hobby. I love curating contents even I'm not paid.

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An ancient answer to climate change water shortage | Waterloo Stories

An ancient answer to climate change water shortage | Waterloo Stories | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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resources for #ecochallenge

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10 tips to curate like a rockstar

Best practices: 10 Tips to Curate Content like a Rockstar


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cinselurunlermarketi's curator insight, April 9, 3:10 AM

www.cinselurunlermarketi.com, seks shop

Deborah Davison's curator insight, April 11, 1:47 AM

A great process to gather knowledge and tips on the passion of your choice and share it with others.

David Lawrence Cardamone's curator insight, April 17, 8:50 PM

Purpose : Details of "Getting the #Scoop "

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Skeptical Scalpel: Should social media accomplishments be recognized by academia?

Skeptical Scalpel: Should social media accomplishments be recognized by academia? | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

He said that this type of communication counts for nothing regarding academic advancement and added that writing another paper and having it published in a journal no one reads or a chapter in an expensive book no one will buy is considered worthwhile. 

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6 Great tools for content curation - Daily Genius

6 Great tools for content curation - Daily Genius | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"I read recently that content curation is dead. I have a few different arguments against this concept, but for now, I’ll keep it short and sweet: Content curation is not dead, and while the debate over curating content online vs creating new content will rage on and on, curating content for other reasons is still going strong.

 That said, there are a lot of different ways to go about content curation, so we’ve test driven a few different tools so you can figure out which might work best for you whether you’re curating content for work projects, assigning it as a school project, for your own professional development, or personal interests."


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magnus sandberg's curator insight, October 6, 2014 3:31 AM

I'm rescooping this for three reasons. First, the term "curation" is fairly new to me and it is nice to see how different forms it can take. Secondly, I read so many blogposts entitled "10 tools for this" or "35 reasons for that". It is nice too see one of those where all of the 6 tools are actually great. Third, the fact that I actually have experience with three of the six tools makes me feel good. So enjoy :) 

Olga Boldina's curator insight, October 6, 2014 6:42 AM

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Michail Darley's curator insight, October 9, 2014 1:32 AM

What sort of learning occurs when we curate content? Well it depends on how carefully, intelligently and awarely we do it. These tools provide the how.

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Content is king: easy & simple ways to curate relevant content

Content is King: we've heard this sentence so much that for a lot of us it can become a factor of stress and frustration. Are you suffering content FOMO? Relax…
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Marta Torán's curator insight, September 19, 2014 2:26 PM

Los principios de la curación de contenidos. Soy fan! 

Linda L. Rosario's curator insight, September 20, 2014 6:08 PM

Curación de contenidos, paso a paso

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Curate's Egg

Curate's Egg | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it

When I had the 5 I needed I explained to the room that these 5 people were now curators. Each curator would be responsible for one big idea and I wanted them to curate 10 good small ideas around that single big idea. I stressed this wasn’t a brainstorm and that quality of ideas was more valuable than quantity but that I did need 10 ideas for each. The business target for me was to get 50 small ideas.

I clearly stated these curators were now in control and the most powerful people in the room – I was implicitly handing the control in this part of the session to them.  This is a core part of the 50 big ideas – releasing the control as a L&D professional and letting people get on with it. As a curator I was expecting them to aggregate ideas and conversation, sift and sort ideas, filter out what would work and which would not, collaborate with each other, to work together to achieve the expected result of 50 good small ideas.

 

I specifically asked for curators. If we’re to move from the L&D professional of old to the new role of performance support we need to understand how to curate, market, negotiate and question.

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Flipboard's future is a better version of print magazine's past

Flipboard's future is a better version of print magazine's past | Curation in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Vogue magazine has been an inspiration to countless fashion addicts and worshippers throughout its decades of existence, but it’s also a source of inspiration to one man: Mike McCue, Flipboard’s ch...

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Valerie Hill's curator insight, August 16, 2014 10:31 AM

Changes in the publishing industry continue and the top down delivery mode is long gone. 

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Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies

The slides were used in my talk about digital curation given at the Central NY ASTD Event held at the Everson Museum on 7/31/14

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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 12, 2014 10:00 AM

You know I had to scoop this!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, August 12, 2014 1:33 PM

I love this. It explains beautifully why content curation is so important. Are you adding value to things you share? I need to at a closer look at what I am crating. 

Damien Colmant's curator insight, August 13, 2014 5:29 AM

'Puiser de l'information sur internet, c'est comme s'abreuver depuis une bouche à incendie' ... La curation permet de filtrer ce qui correspond à vos centres d'intérêts et ainsi abreuver votre marque personnelle.

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Flipboard users have created more than 10 million magazines


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