Carla Arena
August 2013 IATEFL BESIG
Filtering Relevant Information
for the EFL Classroom
Through Content Curation
Art Curation
The eye of an expert
content curation is old news
The eye of an expert
content curation is old news - our notebooks
What has changed?
Why is content curation a
trend?
a trend?
In the past, silos of knowledge with expert authority who filtered
information for the rest of us
Now... our social networks are our new filters >> from filtering
out to filtering forward >> bringing the results to the f...
““If it were possible to define generally the mission ofIf it were possible to define generally the mission of
education, ...
Knowing-by-reducing
substituted by
knowing-by-including
knowing-by-including
The new filters of the
online world remove
cl...
“Knowledge now lives not just in libraries and
museums and academic journals. It lives not
just in the skulls of individua...
Evolving digital curation > from algorithm to interest
and social graphs
Tools for Curation
RSS - social bookmarking - interest social graphs - Platforms for curation
Platforms for Curation
& Ideas for exploration
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
Ideas for your educational
context?
COWBIRD.COM
STORYTELLING
PINTEREST.COM
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
PINTEREST.COM
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
Two ways you envision
using Pinterest with
learners in a
Business English setting
PINTEREST.COM
NEWSMIX.ME
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
NEWSMIX.ME
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
POCKET.COM
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
LEARNING PLAYLISTS
MENTORMOB.COM
LEARNING PLAYLISTS
MENTORMOB.COM
LEARNING PLAYLISTS
LEARNIST.COM
CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A LEARNING LIST
LEARNIST.COM
CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A LEARNING LIST
THEEMEFY.COM
CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A MAGAZINE
QuickTime™ and a
decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
THEEMEFY.COM
CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A MAGAZINE
WORTH EXPLORING
SCOOP.IT
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
TRAP.IT
THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
TRAP.IT
THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
ZITETHE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
EDSURGE
EDUTECHER
A WHOLE NEW SET OF CURATORIAL PLATFORMS
VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
EDUCATORS AS Curators
find select/filter arrange
create share engage
EDUCATORS AS digital archaelogists >>
digging knowled...
QuickTime™ and a
decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
EDUCATORS AS Curators
USE THE power of your Network TO conti...
Credits
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lfphotos/542000734/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lortica/1749838957/
http://www.flick...
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Digital Curation for Business English Teachers - BESIG IATEFL

  1. 1. Carla Arena August 2013 IATEFL BESIG Filtering Relevant Information for the EFL Classroom Through Content Curation
  2. 2. Art Curation The eye of an expert
  3. 3. content curation is old news The eye of an expert
  4. 4. content curation is old news - our notebooks
  5. 5. What has changed? Why is content curation a trend? a trend?
  6. 6. In the past, silos of knowledge with expert authority who filtered information for the rest of us
  7. 7. Now... our social networks are our new filters >> from filtering out to filtering forward >> bringing the results to the front
  8. 8. ““If it were possible to define generally the mission ofIf it were possible to define generally the mission of education, it could be said that its fundamental purpose iseducation, it could be said that its fundamental purpose is to ensure that all students benefit from learning in ways thatto ensure that all students benefit from learning in ways that allow them to participate fully in public, community,allow them to participate fully in public, community, [Creative] and economic life.”[Creative] and economic life.” —— New London GroupNew London Group Now... our social networks are our new filters >> from filtering out to filtering forward >> bringing the results to the front
  9. 9. Knowing-by-reducing substituted by knowing-by-including knowing-by-including The new filters of the online world remove clicks, not content. DAVID WEINBERGER
  10. 10. “Knowledge now lives not just in libraries and museums and academic journals. It lives not just in the skulls of individuals. Our skulls and our institutions are simply not big enough to contain knowledge. Knowledge is now a property of the network, and the network embraces businesses, governments, media, museums, curated collections and minds in communication.” David Weinberger - Too Big to Know David Weinberger - Too Big to Know
  11. 11. Evolving digital curation > from algorithm to interest and social graphs
  12. 12. Tools for Curation RSS - social bookmarking - interest social graphs - Platforms for curation
  13. 13. Platforms for Curation & Ideas for exploration
  14. 14. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  15. 15. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  16. 16. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  17. 17. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  18. 18. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  19. 19. COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  20. 20. Ideas for your educational context? COWBIRD.COM STORYTELLING
  21. 21. PINTEREST.COM VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  22. 22. PINTEREST.COM VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  23. 23. Two ways you envision using Pinterest with learners in a Business English setting PINTEREST.COM
  24. 24. NEWSMIX.ME VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  25. 25. NEWSMIX.ME VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  26. 26. POCKET.COM VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  27. 27. LEARNING PLAYLISTS
  28. 28. MENTORMOB.COM LEARNING PLAYLISTS
  29. 29. MENTORMOB.COM LEARNING PLAYLISTS
  30. 30. LEARNIST.COM CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A LEARNING LIST
  31. 31. LEARNIST.COM CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A LEARNING LIST
  32. 32. THEEMEFY.COM CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A MAGAZINE
  33. 33. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. THEEMEFY.COM CONTENT CURATION VIEWED AS A MAGAZINE
  34. 34. WORTH EXPLORING
  35. 35. SCOOP.IT VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  36. 36. TRAP.IT THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
  37. 37. TRAP.IT THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
  38. 38. ZITETHE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTEREST & SOCIAL GRAPHS
  39. 39. EDSURGE
  40. 40. EDUTECHER
  41. 41. A WHOLE NEW SET OF CURATORIAL PLATFORMS VISUAL CONTENT CURATION
  42. 42. EDUCATORS AS Curators find select/filter arrange create share engage EDUCATORS AS digital archaelogists >> digging knowledge within the network and making sense out of it
  43. 43. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. EDUCATORS AS Curators USE THE power of your Network TO continuously learn AND TO give your share
  44. 44. Credits http://www.flickr.com/photos/lfphotos/542000734/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lortica/1749838957/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lfphotos/5177889583 http://www.flickr.com/photos/viknanda/339956374/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ydeng/5651600230/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/brownpau/3732144089/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/27797863@N07/7993186858 http://www.flickr.com/photos/coffee001/4861636756/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/marc_smith/3976415352 http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/03/the-age-of-relevance/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikecogh/2578637041/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/7559499264/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jorge-11/2773792572/ https://vimeo.com/6239027#
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