John Curran: "One of the current hot topics in e-learning is curation. But what exactly is curation?"
John does a fine job of identifying the important aspects of curation: Interpretation, story-telling and freshness are 3 of these elements.
He continues on to identify the skills needed for effective curation:
Grading (selecting items appropriate for the audience)
Signposting ("Signposting to the bits they need or are interested in")
Via Nancy White