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.
The word curation has become a bit of a buzzword, and that always concerns me. Opas sosiaaliseen tiedonhakuun ja kuratointiin. Yksinkertaisimmillaan kuratointi tarkoittaa tätä: kuraattori (asiantuntija / intohimoinen asianharrastaja) arvioi useita artikkeleita (tai kuvia, videoita), valikoi niistä parhaimmat ja jakaa ne yleisönsä kanssa.
Tämä säästää lukijoiden aikaa ja vaivaa, kun heidän ei tarvitse kahlata läpi heikkotasoisia, epäoleellisia tai samoja sisältöjä toistavia artikkeleita. Kuratointia on pidetty varteenotettavana ratkaisuna internetin tietotulvan hallintaan. En ole vielä tavannut ketään, jonka mielestä idea ei olisi hyvä – kuka ei haluaisi löytää helposti laadukasta sisältöä mielenkiinnon kohteistaan? Silti keskimääräinen internetin käyttäjä ei ole vielä kuullutkaan kuratoinnista. Tämä artikkeli on osa kuusiosaista sarjaa, jonka aikaisemmat osat ovat: Löydä, suodata, jalosta – kuratointi ja sosiaalinen tiedonhakuHelpoin reitti parhaan sisällön luo: Googlen, Twitterin ja Facebookin kamppailu internetin herruudestaÄlykkäät henkilökohtaiset web-lehdet Zite ja FlipBoard tehokäytössä Paper.li.
Content Curation for Teachers Have you ever felt that there is simply too much interesting, educational content on the web?
Fortunately, there are also some great, free products that help learners curate all of the many things they can read, watch, hear etc. on the web. The beauty of taking control of your content by saving and organizing links is that you can quickly find, revisit or share content with others. By curating the web, one can essentially build up a library of data in the cloud for free. I know personally as a history teacher, I spend a lot of time surfing the web when I prepare lessons. In addition, through my own exploration of the web and thanks in large part due to services like Twitter, Google Plus, Stumble Upon, and YouTube, I come across things that I want to teach my students in the future.
Science and Curation: the New Practice of Web 2.0. The Internet now makes it possible to publish and share billions of data items every day, accessible to over 2 billion people worldwide.
This mass of information makes it difficult, when searching, to extract the relevant and useful information from the background noise. It should be added that these searches are time-consuming and can take much longer than the time we actually have to spend on them. Today, Google and specialized search engines such as Google Scholar are based on established algorithms. But are these algorithms sufficiently in line with users’ needs? What if the web needed a human brain to select and put forward the relevant information and not just the information based on “popularity” and lexical and semantic operations? 10 iPad Apps for Web Curation. Curation vs.
Aggregation? Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation. The Art of Curation, Part 1 : Being a Curator. Aggregate, Curate and Create Your Own Textbook. The Journal's article: 5K-12 Ed Tech Trends for 2012 includes: ‘Beyond the Digital Textbook’ as one of the trends with the premise of adding interactivity to digital versions of textbooks.
Apple has now partnered with the major textbook publishers with the newly unveiled iBooks Textbooks. There are a handful of textbooks available through iTunes at about $15. These books are constrained to be viewed using iBooks 2 in an iPad with Apple iOS 5. Moreover, it looks like Apple's new products do not allow social interactivity and collaboration. Several concerns about Apple's new enterprise have been voiced in the blogosphere. Is there an option for a free, relevant course companion? With information being ubiquitous, I believe that teachers can (and should) take control of their courses by creating their own interactive textbooks.
The process of creating your digital textbook involves three steps: The Freelancers Guide to Successful Content Curation. Many social media pundits claim that content curation will prove to be the next biggest thing in the arena of online entrepreneurship and obviously, freelancers with specific skills to perform the job of content curation will gain a good fortune out of it.
The biggest reason behind these predictions about the profitable expectations of content curation is the fact that the content on the Internet is increasing rapidly at every minute and according to some experts, within a few years, the content on the Internet will be doubled or more within every 72 hours or even less. Experts believe that this huge amount of content will offer a great opportunity for Internet marketers to gain online influence so that they may attain more customers for the products or services they are trying to market.