We set up the Med Ed Connect blog as a place to connect medical educators, and we've been using it to support our twitter #meded chats. I knew that the discussion on portfolios and competency would be controversial so I decided to try and get others to share their thoughts in advance. It worked. 25 people commented on this post- medical students and doctors in the UK and beyond. If you're curious about how the people using them understand portfolios, then read this!
Keepstream is a way of curating twitter conversations. This is our first #meded chat on Twitter on 2/6/2011. We started of talking about how we would organise the session, but then quickly moved on to talking about what makes a good lecture, and how technology might help.
CiteuLike is a a simple way to share your references with others, and keep a record of them yourself. It's a 'social bookmarking' tool that handles the metadata from academic journals and databases well. This is a link to the medical education group.
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.
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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.