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The best content curation tools online

The best content curation tools online
91.3K Flares Twitter 2.4K Facebook 72 Google+ 48 StumbleUpon 88.6K Pin It Share 22 22 LinkedIn 94 inShare94 Email -- Email to a friend Buffer 36 91.3K Flares × Content curation is increasing as more and more bloggers see the potential in using the various tools available to them. Want to try it yourself? Of course you do… But before you do let’s consider what content curation is, and weigh up the pros and cons. Content curation is a technique to find, gather, and present highly selective online content around specific topics/aimed at specific groups. The content can come from various sources, including articles, blog posts, videos, photos, tools. There are ethical concerns over content curation. Nevertheless, if done properly, content curation has many benefits. You can combine it together including with your own unique content and inform others about it. Gives readers what they demand and what they are interested in. Zemanta: Content curation whilst you write on your blog. Lilach

Curation Education & Design Content Curation Visualized Exploring Curation as a Core Competency in Digital and Media Literacy Education, Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013 In today's hypermedia landscape, youth and young adults are increasingly using social media platforms, online aggregators and mobile applications for daily information use. Communication educators, armed with a host of free, easy-to-use online tools, have the ability to create dynamic approaches to teaching and learning about information and communication flow online. In this paper we explore the concept of curation as a student- and creation-driven pedagogical tool to enhance digital and media literacy education. We present a theoretical justification for curation and present six key ways that curation can be used to teach about critical thinking, analysis and expression online. We utilize a case study of the digital curation platform "Storify" to explore how curation works in the classroom, and present a framework that integrates curation pedagogy into core media literacy education learning outcomes. (Contains 6 figures.) Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University.

The Coming Age of the Curation Economy: Building Context Around Content By Steven Rosenbaum The future is coming into focus. There is such clear momentum around a set of emerging behaviors that we can, without a doubt, project the exponential growth of raw unfiltered data. Think of it like Moore’s Law for content. To be clear, the reason for this growth is that we’ve allowed three things to merge into one. At the same time, those of us who produce content, as opposed to data, no longer look to lure audiences to find our material on our own blogs or sites. And then there’s the emerging class of new digital devices that make content — from GoPro camera rigs, to the new video capabilities on the iPhone 5s, to the soon-to-be-unleashed Google Glass. These things are facts. A few facts to underline the trend: Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, has famously said: “Five exabytes of information have been created between the dawn of civilization and 2003, but that much information is now created every two days, and the pace is increasing.”

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