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Beyond Collecting and Sharing: Twitter as a Curation Tool

Beyond Collecting and Sharing: Twitter as a Curation Tool | The Social Web |



Via Robin Good
Stephen Dale's insight:

More of a collecting than a curation tool for me, but some useful examples here.

Andreas Kuswara's comment, June 11, 2013 9:22 PM
I supposed twitter can be used or any tool can be used for anything,but some tools are made with certain intended affordance by the creator that would make the tool less effective for certain functions. curation in a way is capturing things void of time (i probably drawing too much from museum), while twitter is fast pace timeline of interactive (or one way) discourse.... they seems to be inherently different.

i'm just automatically sceptical when 'one tool can be use for all' theme appear. but it is an interesting suggestion.
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, June 11, 2013 9:33 PM
Many people learn one tool and then move on to others. I like to analyze each and use the best features of that particular 2.0 project. I use twitter as a push tool to share info for the most part.
Ali Anani's curator insight, June 29, 2013 12:18 AM
The right way to write
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Clip Anything To Create Topic-Specific Educational Clipboards with eduClipper

Robin Good: EduClipper is a new educational curation platform allowing both teachers and students to clip just about any type of content from the web and to organize it into topic-specific clipboards.


Clipboards can be made "private" or public depending on your needs and both their individual content items as well as any full clipboard can be easily shared on all major social networks.


Find out more:  ;

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Ken Morrison's comment, July 1, 2012 6:23 PM
I like that these will be seachable so that they can be shared. I'm excited to test drive this. I agree that it may be better than social bookmarking, because even a well-organized diggo tag will have things off topic or for some audiences because we all have different ideas of the meaning of a word used for tagging.
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The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials | The Social Web |

Here’s a common scenario. Someone emails and asks about an elearning tutorial I have on the blog. It’s not always easy to find the specific tutorial buried in a given post. In fact, there are many times I either forgot that I had created that tutorial or I can’t recall where it’s at either. I know. It’s part of getting older.


Today I am going to fix that. I have listed every blog post that has a video tutorial that shows how to create something related to online learning. So, if you’re just getting started with building online learning courses (or new to the blog), now you have a handy resource with links to all sorts of rapid elearning tutorials.


Via Gust MEES
Stephen Dale's insight:

A bold claim (World's Largest?) - but nevertheless a very useful reference for e-learning.

Rosana Mondino's curator insight, April 14, 2013 5:17 PM

add your insight...

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:45 PM

strongly recommended!

Charles Boddy's curator insight, May 25, 2013 2:07 PM

An amazing collection of free tutorials of interest to teachers and trainers who want to produce online or e-learning materials, especially with PowerPoint. 

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Learning By Exploring, Organizing and Curating a Body of Information: Curatr

Robin Good: Curatr, an elearning platform built upon the idea of discovery through the curation and sense-making of existing information, has just released an updated version of its platform which you can check out here: 


Live demo: 


Curatr allows professional trainers, experts, and teachers, as much as students to organize and curate information for the purpose of learning.


What I like very much is the Curatr promotional video, which says lots of true things about education and about the way we should carry it out in the future. The next-button-robot approach to information memorization needs to be replaced with a new approach: learning to understand how learners construct knowledge.


Curatr is about the construction of the scaffolding that allows people to learn and to find the resources that should help them best learn what they are interested into. 


Promising. Insightful. 8/10

Find out more: 

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janlgordon's comment, February 29, 2012 11:11 AM
Another gem, thank you so much Robin!