Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
Online test prep company Grockit has launched a new social learning site, Learnist, which it likens to "the Pinterest for educators and students." With it, users can collect and pin content from around the web, like YouTube videos and websites,...
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Curriculum -- Across education, the very notion of curriculum is changing in a number of ways. We are seeing a shift to newer literacies and are even beginning to entertain significant changes to what core content needs to be taught/learned.
With the amount of information that is available on the internet, it's important for teachers to filter through websites to find relevant information in a timely manner. As a blogger, I believe we "curate" the web automatically to help keep things organized and to convey information in as detailed and easy a way as possible.
Now, with the addition of dedicated websites, people can curate the web and save information on their own while sharing this vital information with others.
Antoine and Chris (a Kiwi who we lured to move into Helsinki -- the fool -- he hasn't experienced the winter yet!) doing research in Hybrid's library. Post-processing by Jufo. Other shots from the office.
"It is really about how the cyber world is changing and shaping the needs and expectations which have evolved beyond mere key word search and how services like Scoop.it will meet those because Google won’t."
In this vibrant praise of Scoop.it, blogger Shred Pillai points out the changes we're seeing in the way we look for information. From basic search, we now look more and more for meaning and context from human experts. And this is what Scoop.it is curation is all about.
This article was also published on the Huffington Post and on Shred's blog, the Lasting Rose.
When you're occupying the C-suite, you may not have time to think about tweets, Facebook posts, Foursquare check-ins and Pinterest boards. But you should.
Social media is an increasingly important tool for building brands, connecting with customers and boosting customer loyalty and engagement. All of these factors can work together to increase awareness of your brand and drive new business.
Mashable asked C-suite execs from companies like Virgin, Ford and IBM for their best social media advice and tips: http://on.mash.to/KygBmD
Think About Community 1. Encourage a Social Culture: Culture and change management is the foundation of true social business transformation – Sandy Carter, vice president, social business evangelism and sales at IBM 2. Stay focused on what is it that’s resonating with the community – Drew Patterson, CEO at Jetsetter 3. Businesses need to dive into these communication channels to enable their customers to communicate about – and with – brands in a true dialogue – Richard Anson, Founder and CEO at Reevoo 4. Social media users can smell unauthenticity in much less than 140 characters. Enjoy yourself, have fun with the conversation, be yourself. "You can’t fake it” – Phil Libin, CEO at Evernote
Careful Content 5. Understand the EQ and the IQ of everything you do and especially give a crap of the life time value of your customer and or community – Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur and founder at VaynerMedia 6. Can't be all things to all people, but we should always try to be more things to more people– Alexander Bolen, CEO at Oscar de la Renta 7. Be authentic and organic. It can’t be forced or it won’t work. And most importantly, have fun. – Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group 8. Social Media is a unique space, make sure the people who are most connected, the ones who access it every day, are empowered to be leaders in this environment – Craig Leavitt, CEO at Kate Spade 9. Have the courage to let go and not try to control the conversation or broadcast advertising messages every chance you get. Add value and contribute to the conversation – Geoff Cottrill, chief marketing officer at Converse 10. Let your loyal fans or followers have exclusive access to sales, offers or new lines for a limited time. A great way of rewarding your brands advocates– Mr. Tomoya Ishikawa, Executive Officer and Head of Creative and Web Design Department at Rakuten
OBWeb is the official website of the Organizational Behavior division of the Academy of Management.
"Under New Management Podcasts
Under New Management is an innovative initiative within our Division to translate current, rigorous empirical research findings into practical management guidelines. Each podcast produced is an audio interview with the lead author of an OB study recently published or in-press in one of our area's top journals. The interviews typically last 8-15 minutes and consist of four parts: Introduction of concepts of the study Brief explanation of methods Explanation of findings Practical implications for managers
Dr. Michael Johnson of the University of Washington currently leads this project."
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.