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Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education
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Knowledge Sommelier 101 - The Art of Curation in Education

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The growing abundance of quality learning resources available on the internet, in multiple formats to suit needs of different learners, implies that teachers need to become curators of content that …

The growing abundance of quality learning resources available on the internet, in multiple formats to suit needs of different learners, implies that teachers need to become curators of content that they can use to enrich their teaching. This presentation, which I made at Allahabad University in India in Oct 2012, gives an overview of Art of Curation for teaching.

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  • 1. Curator   •  A  curator  (La+n:  curare  meaning  ‘take  care’)  is  a   manager  or  overseer   •  A  content  specialist  responsible  for  an   ins+tu+ons  collec+ons   •  Involved  with  the  interpreta+on  of  heritage   material  
  • 2. An Aggregator   •  Simply  bundles  content  without  adding  any   personal  point-­‐of-­‐view,  or  context  
  • 3. Why the Need to Curate?  
  • 4. Deluge of Online Information  •  Varying  quality  -­‐  accuracy,    trustworthiness,  bias  or   outright  wrong  •  Constantly  changing  informa+on  
  • 5. Changing Complexion of Knowledge   •  Knowledge  takes  the  property  of  the   medium  it  is  presented  in   o  Knowledge  presented  in  the  medium   of  paper  was  bounded,  scarce,  seKled,   orderly,  step-­‐by-­‐step  and  driven  by   reason   o  In  the  internet  age  networked   knowledge  is  unbounded,   overwhelming,  unseKled,  messy  and   linked   •  Filter  Out  vs  Filter  Forward     (long-­‐tail  of  educa+on)  
  • 6. Flipped  Classroom  Source:  hKp://www.knewton.com/flipped-­‐classroom/    
  • 7. Teachers  need  to  become  CURATORS  of  reliable,  up-­‐to-­‐date  and  good  quality  informa+on…  to  augment  learning      
  • 8. The Art of Curation in Higher Education Context1.  Filtering  Relevant  Informa+on   Algorithmic/Social/Personal  Filters,  Open  Educa+on  Resources  2.  Organising  Informa+on   Create  Personal  Learning  Repository  using  Diigo    3.  Adding  Context  &  Presen+ng  Informa+on   Facebook,  TwiKer,  Storify,  ScoopIT,  Paper.li  
  • 9. The Art of Curation in Higher Education Context1.  Filtering  Relevant  Informa+on   Algorithmic/Social/Personal  Filters,  Open  Educa+on  Resources  2.  Organising  Informa+on   Create  Personal  Learning  Repository  using  Diigo    3.  Adding  Context  &  Presen+ng  Informa+on   Facebook,  TwiKer,  Storify,  ScoopIT,  Paper.li  
  • 10. Three  ways  of  finding  online  informa+on:   •  Algorithmic  Filters:  Google  or  Bing   •  Social  Filters:  Recommenda+on  Systems,   Reputa+on  systems,  Social  Tagging,  TwiKer   •  Personal  Filters:  Quora,  Facebook    
  • 11. Algorithmic  filters  like  Google     •  Text,  Video,  Images,  Scholar,  Books,  News   •  Video  Filter  >  Dura+on,  Date   •  Books  Filter  >  Magazine/books,  Time  
  • 12. Social Filters
  • 13. Go  online  and  find  3  good  books  on  Financial  Literacy,  for  beginners  
  • 14. -­‐  Go  to  a  site  like  Amazon,  where  there  are  lots  of  users  -­‐  Select  the  category  ‘books’  -­‐  Search  for  ‘Financial  Literacy’  
  • 15. -­‐  You  can  further  SORT  these  results  to  refine  your  search  -­‐  In  our  case  we  will    choose  the  sort  filter,  ‘Avg.  Customer  Review’  
  • 16. One  of  the  books  in  the  results  has  been  given  average  5  Stars  ra+ng  by  39  readers  -­‐  this  is  a  ‘Wisdom  of  the  Crowd’  social  filter.    Click  on  this  book...  
  • 17. On  Scrolling  down  on  this  page  we  can  see  another  Wisdom  of  the  Crowd  filter  -­‐  “Customers  who  bought  this  item  also  bought”   Here we find another book that has been rated highly by 305 readers - certainly worth checking out
  • 18. For  these  books,  search  the  respec+ve  authors  on  sites  like  YouTube  and  Vimeo  -­‐  lots  of  +me  the  authors  have  done  a  short  book  review,  which  is  very  useful  to  find  out  relevance  
  • 19. You  can  also  look  for  free  informa+on  on  the  book  –  by  searching  for:        ‘Google Talk <name of author>’
  • 20. Social  Tagging  
  • 21. You  can  search  Social  Bookmarking  sites  for  curated  content  25  
  • 22. Personal Filters
  • 23. TwiKer  
  • 24. There  are  new  services  like  Quora  or  Curated.by  -­‐  where  you  post  your  ques+ons  and  community  members  provide  answers   www.Quora.com    
  • 25. Filters – in Summary You  can  find  informa+on  online  in  the  following  ways:   •  Algorithmic  Filters  (Google  or  Bing)   •  Social  Filters  (Facebook  and  TwiKer)   •  Wisdom  of  the  Crowd  Filters  (ra+ngs,  reviews,     social  bookmarking  sites  like  Digg,  Reddit,Delicious)   •  Personal  Filters  (Quora,  Curated.by)  
  • 26. Open Educational Resources
  • 27. "Open  Educa+onal  Resources  are  teaching,  learning,  and  research  resources  that  reside  in  the  public  domain  or  have  been  released  under  an  intellectual  property  license  that  permits  their  free  use  or  re-­‐purposing  by  others."     Source:  Report  on  OER  by  Hewle4  Founda8on  
  • 28. Open  Educa+onal  Resources  
  • 29. MIT  -­‐  OCW  
  • 30. Other Educational Resources
  • 31. Academic  Earth:  has  video  lectures  and  complete  courses  from  Professors  of  Harvard,  MIT,  Yale,  Stanford  www.AcademicEarth.org    
  • 32. MIT  World  –  over  11,000  Videos  
  • 33. iTunes  University  
  • 34. YouTube    -­‐  Educa+on  
  • 35. Vimeo  e.g.  –  Oxford  Centre  for  Hindu  Studies  
  • 36. Lecture  Fox    –  Free  University  Lectures  
  • 37. TED:  has  brilliant  lectures  and  presenta+on  that  are  not  longer  than  18  minutes  -­‐  www.TED.com    
  • 38. Digital / Flex Books
  • 39. Flat  World  Knowledge  
  • 40. Boundless  
  • 41. CK-­‐12  
  • 42. Chegg,  CourseSmart  –  Rent  Books  
  • 43. SlideShare   Scribd  
  • 44. StoryCrawler  
  • 45. Learnist  
  • 46. Educational Resources –Multiple Formats
  • 47. From  iTunes  Store  (Mac  or  PC)  you  can  go  to  Podcasts  for  more  good  quality,  free  content   Search content
  • 48. If  you  have  an  Android  Smart  Phone  you  can  search  for  educa+onal  apps  on  Android  Market  
  • 49. If  you  have  an  iPhone  you  can  search  App  Store  for  educa+onal  games  and  apps  
  • 50. Game-based Learning – Serious Games
  • 51. Online Learning Journey
  • 52. Online Learning Resources - In Summary•  Tons  of  Open  Educa+on  Resources    •  Learning  content  in  mul+ple  formats  like  text,  podcasts,   videos  and  games  -­‐  choose  the  one  that  suits  your  learners’   learning  style  most   -­‐  Pres+gious  Universi+es  –  free  online  learning  resources   ü  iTunes  University,  Academic  Earth,  Coursera,   Udacity   -­‐  TED,  YouTube  Educa+on,  MIT  World   -­‐  Apps     -­‐  Podcasts   -­‐  Serious  Games  
  • 53. The Art of Curation in Higher Education Context1.  Filtering  Relevant  Informa+on   Algorithmic/Social/Personal  Filters,  Open  Educa+on  Resources  2.  Organising  Informa+on   Create  Personal  Learning  Repository  using  Diigo    3.  Adding  Context  &  Presen+ng  Informa+on   Facebook,  TwiKer,  Storify,  ScoopIT,  Paper.li  
  • 54. You  can  use  Diigo  to  collate  and  organise  online  content     -­‐  www.diigo.com     This Diigo bar gets added to your browser and while browsing you can...Bookmark a Add a note Capture and Share thepage and add it to the web Save a screen- pageto a list on Diigo page shot
  • 55. Evernote  
  • 56. Pearl  Trees  
  • 57. Pearl  Trees  
  • 58. You  can  use  Google  Reader  to  have  select  content  pushed  to  you  like  an  email-­‐  www.google.com/reader    
  • 59. The Art of Curation in Higher Education Context1.  Filtering  Relevant  Informa+on   Algorithmic/Social/Personal  Filters,  Open  Educa+on  Resources,   Create  Personal  Learning  Network  2.  Organising  Informa+on   Tools  like  Diigo,  CiteLighter    3.  Adding  Context  &  Presen+ng  Informa+on   Facebook,  TwiKer,  Storify,  ScoopIT,  Paper.li  
  • 60. Cura+on  is  adding  the  META-­‐DATA    –  context  or  meaning  –    to  the  Content  
  • 61. Use  Facebook  to  add  your  perspec+ve  and  present  content  you  have  curated  
  • 62. Storify  -­‐  the  story  layer  above  social  networks  
  • 63. Step-­‐1   Step-­‐2   Step-­‐3   Storify
  • 64. ScoopIt
  • 65. Paper.li  
  • 66. Paper.li  -­‐  example  
  • 67. Spundge  
  • 68. Pinterest  
  • 69. become a KnowledgeSommelier   for your students
  • 70. For  learning  modules  on  skills  relevant  for  flourishing  in  the  21st  century  visit  -­‐    www.TimelessLifeskills.co.uk  
  • 71. Or  join  the  Learning  Conversa+ons    on  Facebook  -­‐  www.facebook.com/lifeskills  
  • 72. Thank you Atul.Pant@TimelessLifeskills.co.uk Atul.Pant@gmail.com

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