In libraries across the U.S., digital seems to be winning the battle over the printed word, but some lament what else we might be losing in the movement to go bookless (On bookless libraries: http://t.co/O7SqJ2q...)...
Curation has always been an underrated form of creation. The Getty Center in Los Angeles is one of the most frequently visited museums in America - and started as a private art collection from one man (J.
Content curation has been defined as a key content marketing trend for 2011. By gathering and sharing the best and most relevant content for your audience on your website, your organization is likely to receive these rewards:
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Connectivism is a learning theory for the digital world, where information is constantly changing and updating. Developed by George Siemens and Stephen Downes, this big idea is based on networks and on community, ...
It is critical that school librarians work very hard to become embedded in the curriculum delivery process within their schools. We need to explore ways of making explicit connections to the vision, values and key competencies in the curriculum document. We need to understand and connect with the charter and goals articulated by our school community, and to be clear and forthright in expressing those connections to our teaching colleagues. The key competencies are thinking, using language, symbols and texts, managing self, relating to others, and participating and contributing...
Now that we have social media and analytics to turn it into information, the next logical step is curation -- organizing the information to do useful work. We're not that far along in social media, but curation is making a bid for importance, and there are some tools on the market that begin to make the process approachable.
We tend to think of social media as a property of CRM, and it is, but the story hardly stops there. Social media is changing the world beyond CRM too, and that's what makes it valuable.
This week's Economist has a cover story and special section on social media and its impact on the news business. The article's contention is that technology has ironically taken us back to a time before there was much technology in the news business at all -- the 18th century coffee house, more or less. I think there are some parallels with CRM too..... [read full article http://j.mp/oiqN0x]
Storify is a fast-growing and much-loved service that lets users quickly and easily build dynamic collections of embeddable content from Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and elsewhere. Maybe you want to curate a collection of the best chatter online about this week's Town Hall in the White House. Maybe you're at the last U.S. Space Shuttle launch ever and everyone's snapping photos and tweeting tweets. Maybe you just saw a funny conversation going on online and you want to save it for posterity. Storify will now allow those collections of multimedia to be published out onto the servers of the most popular blogging platforms online and their users. The content will live there permanently and will be indexed by search engines on the page.