Digital Curation for Teachers
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Exploring developments in digital curation for teaching & learning
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New Data: Pinterest Referring More Traffic Than LinkedIn, Reddit, Google+

New Data: Pinterest Referring More Traffic Than LinkedIn, Reddit, Google+ | Digital Curation for Teachers | Scoop.it

This piece was written by Jason Heath for Socialfresh

 

"The latest Pinterest referral traffic data reveals that Pinterest drives more referral traffic than YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+ combined".

 

That is pretty significant for a social network that most marketers still do not even know exists. And yes, they are still an invite only community.

 

This data does not include EVERY referral source out there on the web. But it does put Pinterest into context compared to other major social sites. And it can give anyone doing business online a good sense of where strong referral opportunities might exist for their business.

 

 

The Highlights of the Data

Here are a few key takeaways from the Shareaholic findings:

 

Selected and curated by maxOZ covering "Pinterest Watch"

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/AssEyf]


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janlgordon's comment, February 5, 2012 4:00 PM
Thanks Michele, this is a great one!
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Digital Curation: What kind of digital curator are you? #converge11 - Cat's Pyjamas

Digital Curation: What kind of digital curator are you? #converge11 - Cat's Pyjamas | Digital Curation for Teachers | Scoop.it

I believe that digital curation will be a new activity that academics in higher education will need to adopt. What do you think? Some questions in my mind:

- What skills will academics need to be effective digital curators?
- How ready are they to adopt this activity?
- How ready are the systems in our institutions (learning management systems, hardware, software availability, etc but also institutional career progression and research systems) to support the academics in this?
- How does this fit into the concept of digital scholarship?

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Seth Dixon's comment, December 13, 2011 10:59 PM
I've been exploring the idea of 'the social media classroom' and how I view teachers with an emerging role as curators, but also teaching student the skills of curation so they can get the right resources in an age of ubiquitous information. I'll have to keep in touch.
Tom George's comment, December 14, 2011 9:07 AM
Nice one thanks for this. I have been following your Scoops. You can also set up and share your scoops on Internet Billboards, it's very easy to set up and do and there is no extra effort just a couple clicks. Like this http://t.co/63g5ViEq Also do you have a blog? Just curious.