Digital Curation, 2nd edition (Gillian Oliver and Ross Harvey, 2016) This second edition of Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.
The first edition of this textbook provided in-depth explanation of the entire digital curation lifecycle, from creation to appraisal to preservation to organization/access to transformation and set a benchmark for both thoroughness and clarity. In this revamped and expanded second edition, international authorities Gillian Oliver and Ross Harvey have widened the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field. Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, this book outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources and covers topics including: 1. Introduction 2. 5. 9. . - Alexandria. Content Curation Primer. Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation?
Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. The work involves sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information. What Is Content Curation: Definition. Curation in Learning.
I’m getting very excited about the possibilities of using more digital curation in learning.
The trouble with curation is that I’m seeing it everywhere. As such I wanted to come up with a short framework that I could use to talk about how I see curation in learning being used, both at the organisation level and for individuals. So, go easy on me; here’s what I’m proposing… GUEST POST by Jay Cross: Why Content Curation Should be in Your Training Skillset. Curation can boost your profit and help your people grow.
It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. It starts in a gallery. You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best itemsselect for the collectionauthenticate and preserve itemsadd interpretation, descriptions, and meaningpublicize viewings Picture a digital curator in your company. Blog posts and Tweetsarticlesmeeting summariespresentationscompetitive analysisvideoconversationsimagesinfographicsTED talkssales pitches Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. Teaching with Content Curation. Content curation is “…the process of collecting, organizing and displaying information relevant to a particular topic.
Teacher content curation can be used by students and students can be asked to show expertise with examples of curation.” In my 8th grade ICT class we will be completing webquests on content curation as a teach method of introducing students to “Content Curation.” The following text reviews what content curation is and it’s purpose, along with several content curation platforms, what a webquest is, and followed by a lesson plan I will use in my classes. Storify: create stories or timelines using social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web. Yesterday, the ever-churning machine that is the Internet pumped out more unfiltered digital data.
Yesterday, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 864,000 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube, and 294 BILLION emails were sent. And that's not counting all the check-ins, friend requests, Yelp reviews and Amazon posts, and pins on Pintrest. The volume of information being created is growing faster than your software is able to sort it out.
As a result, you're often unable to determine the difference between a fake LinkedIn friend request, and a picture from your best friend in college of his new baby. Even with good metadata, it's still all "data"—whether raw unfiltered, or tagged and sourced, it's all treated like another input to your digital inbox. What's happened is the web has gotten better at making data. A Comprehensive Guide to Content Curation. Depending on your point of view, content on the internet can be a vast collection of treasures, a cesspool swimming in filth, or a big pile of gold specks mixed in with an even bigger pile of dirt.
My guess is that most people lean towards the last one, giving rise to content curation, the process of finding the gold among the dirt, as a very popular online activity. Curation as Digital Literacy Practice. I have been writing my PhD so haven’t updated this blog for a while.
Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to ‘coalesce’ and cohere in a manner suitable for such a piece of work. I’ve been mulling over a series of ideas in my analysis of digital literacies, and one of them is the concept and practice of ‘curation’ as a digital literacy, and what the implications are for curation practices to be better understood, theorised, and subsequently harnessed for educational purposes. My PhD thesis (Bhatt, forthcoming) is not fully completed yet, but some ideas are worth throwing out to collide with others as part of what I believe is a public conversation (#impact #engagement). [Aside: see this brief lecture by Steven Johnson on the ‘collision’ of ideas and the sharing of half-baked hunches] Back to the topic: Source: 6 Great tools for content curation. 407 Shares Share Tweet Email.
Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information. An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to assess its level of accuracy, reliability, and bias. In 2012, my colleagues and I assessed 770 seventh graders in two states to study these areas, and the results definitely got our attention.
Unfortunately, over 70 percent of the students’ responses suggested that: Curation: Creatively Filtering Content. We are living in an era of information overload.
Is Content Curation in Your Skill Set? It Should Be. by David Kelly. “Curation is an important skill to develop, especially in an environment in which more and more organizations shift towards self-directed learning for their workers. Now is the time for learning and performance professionals to develop this new skill set.” Curation is a term that is rapidly growing in popularity and is directly impacting the world of workplace learning and performance. In a world where the amount of information available to workers doubles every 18 to 24 months, it is impossible to keep up with the seemingly endless supply of it. In his book Curation Nation, Steven Rosenbaum describes it this way: “Curation replaces noise with clarity. And it’s the clarity of your choosing; it’s the things that people you trust help you find.” Curating the information available within an organization is a growing need, and one that learning and performance professionals need to be able to address. Digital Curation at the University of Maine.
Curation as Digital Literacy Practice. What universities have in common with record labels - Quartz. If you spent the 1990s plucking songs from a stack of cassettes to make the perfect mixtape, you probably welcomed innovations of the next decade that served your favorite albums up as individual songs, often for free. The internet’s power to unbundle content sparked a rapid transformation of the music industry, which today generates just over half of the $14 billion it did in 2000—and it’s doing the same thing to higher education.
The unbundling of albums in favor of individual songs was one of the biggest causes of the music industry’s decline. It cannibalized the revenue of record labels as 99-cent songs gained popularity over $20 albums. It also changed the way music labels had to operate in order to maintain profitability. The traditional services of labels: identifying artists; investing in them; recording, publishing, and distributing their work; and marketing them—are now increasingly offered a la carte. Im Sozialen Zeitalter: Wir brauchen Kuratoren und Geschichtenerzähler! Blogging as a Curation Platform. My diigo list: understanding curation - collection in progress. Beth Kanter's Blog. Curation as a tool for teaching and learning (with images) · hbailie. Developing Digital Literacy Through Content Curation.
Digital Curation. What is Content Curation. 7 Tactics For Content Curation Success. Content curation success depends on discovering, selecting and packaging high value, sharable information that’s relevant to a specific audience. While not created from scratch, curated content is key to marketers’ content offerings. Content curation accounts for 25% of the content marketing mix according to Curata research. Content curation is a form of lean content, a well-established business model. It’s central to Top 40 radio and their Internet counterparts where the top hits of a specific musical genre are played.
In the process, DJs become music curators whose tastes and commentary appeal to a target audience. Filtering: Seven Principles. In earlier posts towards the tail end of last year and early this year, I committed to writing a number of posts on filtering. The background is simple: soon, everything and everyone will be connectedthat includes people, devices, creatures, inanimate objects, even concepts (like a tweet or a theme)at the same time, the cost of sensors and actuators is dropping at least as fast as compute and storageso that means everything and everyone can now publish status and alerts of pretty much anythingthere’s the potential for a whole lotta publishing to happenwhich in turn means it’s firehose timeso we need filterswhich is why the stream/filter/drain approach is becoming more commonand which is why I want to spend time on all this during 2014, starting with the filter So here goes. 1.
Introduction to Social Media Curation. Professional Online Publishing: New Media Trends, Communication Skills, Online Marketing - Robin Good's MasterNewMedia.