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Though my desk may not always be neat as a pin (I run a very busy library), I usually can put my hands on exactly what I am looking for whether it is in print or in electronic format. Pinterest: A Curation Tool in Education. About ETR Community EdTechReview (ETR) is a community of and for everyone involved in education technology to connect and collaborate both online and offline to discover, learn, utilize and share about the best ways technology can improve learning, teaching, and leading in the 21st century.
5 Reasons you need to be a Content Curator. No doubt about it, Content Curation is one of the most important digital skills of our time.
The basic fact is that Curation is a strategy that we need just to begin to implement and sift through all of the information online.The following explains the top reasons why we need to engage in quality content curation as educators and as learners! Content Curation and Information Literacy The Top 5 Reasons to be a Content Curator. 1. We have the technology. Learning the art of Digital Content Curation. It is undeniable that we live in a world of information overload. Check out Internet Live Stats to be truly ‘infowhelmed’! Just one second of internet traffic…. As busy people, it is often at precisely the wrong time that we find that fascinating article, or when we are looking for something else that we discover a great resource for the future. Keeping track of all of this digital information is important – we all know how quickly our time is sapped away while searching online. Fortunately, there are a number of tools that are easy to use, and which we can use to manage our digital information, so that we can virtually ‘file’ and share with others the quality articles, resources and media to be easily drawn upon again, or to be read at a later, more suitable time.
Using these tools effectively requires skills in ‘content curation’. OER and you. The curation mandate. At the #GoOpen Exchange on Friday, everyone was talking about OER and the need to curate.
The Twiter feed shows the buzz around the trending event and it shows school librarians were at the table. As the initiative moves forward, it is critical for us to choose to be at the head of this particular table. Hosted at the beautiful Skywalker Ranch, Friday’s #GoOpen Exchange engaged major players in education from the White House and the DOE, as well as state officials, leaders of non-profits and learning institutions, the biggest names in e-commerce and technology, developers, vendors, publishers, state officials, administrators, leading folks in edtech, and educational thinkers and practitioners.
I was proud to be there to share along with some serious library power: AASL President Leslie Preddy, Mark Ray (WA) Washington, Jennifer Boudrye (D.C.) and Mary Reiman (NE). But it was clear to our little group, that to the larger majority of the participants, we were not even on the OER radar. Teaching Content Curation Skills To Students. In my last piece, I discussed why content curation was an essential skill and discussed ways teachers could use Pinterest to curate content for students.
What is content curation? Why does it matter to teachers? The term "curate" has become a buzzword in education.
I've seen it referenced in TEDx Talks and tossed around in Twitter chats. A few years ago, the term "curation" would have conjured up images of art galleries but now I associate it with conversations about the future of education. And yet . . . I'm really drawn toward an archaic definition of the term. It originally had a much more earthy, even gritty, connotations. Over time, this word morphed into an intense care and love for a particular subject, knowledge, or set of artistic works. Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally. Note taking lies at the heart of curricula around the world.
Beginning in elementary school, we teach students to "take notes" so that they can maintain a record of the content disseminated to them by the teacher. And yet, with mobile devices replacing paper notebooks, this process has become increasingly complex as students (and teachers) struggle to apply previous strategies to new tools. Screencast: Bag The Web.
Curation! (2) PowerPoint Presentation: Digital Curation My site: springfieldlibrary.wikispaces.com / My blog: blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch / My tweets: @ joycevalenza My Guides sdst.libguides.com / newtools sdst.libguides.com / researchtools databases Presentation joycedownunder.wikispaces.com / Curation for search 1306973026 m ake sense determine relevance d etect crap s earch without Google/it’s not about the answer find a niche/take a lead m aximize the new OER resources even a kid can be a trusted guide d evelop digital literacies not on the test take responsibility for learning http ://www.youtube.com/watch?
Curation Tools. Community Site. What is digital curation? The digital curation lifecycle Digital curation and data preservation are ongoing processes, requiring considerable thought and the investment of adequate time and resources.
You must be aware of, and undertake, actions to promote curation and preservation throughout the data lifecycle. The digital curation lifecycle comprises the following steps: Conceptualise: conceive and plan the creation of digital objects, including data capture methods and storage options. Create: produce digital objects and assign administrative, descriptive, structural and technical archival metadata. Access and use: ensure that designated users can easily access digital objects on a day-to-day basis. Joyce Kasman Valenza presentations.