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Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy education
I've been curating for years, using Scoop.it and Delicio.us, but I'm excited to begin introducing the concept of curation to my students... Especially upperclassmen beginning their senior projects.
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In-depth discussion of how curation can help build meaningful teaching and learning approaches for today's participatory media landscape, using storify.com as an example.
More thinking on the connection of storytelling and curating:
"Curation is an act of problem solving. Curating information to tell a story creates a sense of responsibility for the curator. Storytelling advances the core media literacy principles of analysis, evaluation and creation. By curating, students can compose a story using content acquired on their search with heightened awareness of purpose and audience (Hobbs 2010). All media online is searchable by any user of the web, but the task of the curator is to organize the information into a story in order to share with others in a coherent, nuanced and clear manner. Guided by the teacher, students can access content, analyze and evaluate the messages, create presentations, reflect on findings, and work together in collaborative environments "