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From Digital Curation to Content Creation

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Curation of digital assets is a first step to discovering and organizing great content, making sense of the avalanche of information on the web and getting connected. In this workshop, a case will be made for curation as a first important step to content creation for teachers in pursuit of their own development or learners on their path to autonomous language development. 

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From Digital Curation to Content Creation

  1. 1. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens
  2. 2. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr
  3. 3. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr
  4. 4. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr
  5. 5. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr
  6. 6. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr organizing and maintaining a collection of artwork or artifacts. Original meaning
  7. 7. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. More recent meaning
  8. 8. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Links culled/curated by others on their websites Curator websites
  9. 9. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Curation is best when shared • The curator looks for themes, patterns, meaningful ways of arranging digital assets • New sites such as Diigo and Deli.cious allow social bookmarking, sharing and creating groups one can join if interested in the topic or theme being curated
  10. 10. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr In a world of bandwidth and content abundance, we’re overwhelmed with data, tweets, blogs, check in’s and media. It used to be we surfed the web. Now the waves of the web are just too big. Curation is the new magic that makes the web work. Bringing the web back to human scale with human filters you trust and love. A powerful mix of passion and context turns noise back into signal.” By S Rosenbaum http://mashable.com/2012/04/27/tips-great-content-curation/#fxwu8G7pZEqH
  11. 11. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Diigo – good for its Groups
  12. 12. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr You Tube Channel – curating playlists • e.g. • Lectures • Tutorial how-to’s • Documentaries • And more…
  13. 13. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Scoop.it
  14. 14. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr
  15. 15. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Pinterest
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  17. 17. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr http://www.lessonpaths.com/learn/i/curation-tools-3/diigo-10 Lesson paths playlists
  18. 18. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Easy to access in your browser Chrome extensions allow you to ‘grab’ content from the web as you surf and curate in the appropriate application
  19. 19. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Curating involves attempts to store for later recall but not only You also need to - Understand - Analyse - Evaluate
  20. 20. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Elements of Creativity
  21. 21. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr • repetition • rehearsal •knowledge •awareness • confidence • flexibility Skilled Performers Curation supports the knowledge base of skilled performers They can use this base to create new and original ideas as well as to elaborate on existing ideas.
  22. 22. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Curation a bridge to Creation http://eltchat.org/wordpress/eltchat-summaries-index/ Social bookmarking sites not the only curation tools Let’s extend the sites where we can do this
  23. 23. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Summarise and share Twitter #hashtag chats like #ELTchat And its blog!
  24. 24. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Curation great for Teacher Development but also for our Students’ Language Development Teach your learners to curate and narrow read and listen
  25. 25. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr ReadingChallenges http://www.freeeslmaterials.com/sean_ban ville_lessons.html
  26. 26. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Narrow Reading
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  28. 28. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr NarrowListening
  29. 29. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Curating Vocabulary https://www.phraseum.com/phrasebook/phrasal-verbs-in-business-600
  30. 30. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Concordancers as curators
  31. 31. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Concordancers as curators
  32. 32. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr https://corpus.byu.edu/coca/
  33. 33. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr https://corpus.byu.edu/coca/
  34. 34. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr A sample lesson
  35. 35. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Information sharing – Ss curate same or similar news from a variety of sources 1st REPORT 2nd REPORT 3rd REPORT 4th REPORT 5th REPORT NUMBER OF TERRORISTS TERRORISTS’ INTENTIONS WEAPONS CARRIED BY TERRORISTS LOCATION OF BOMB DURATION OF BATTLE NUMBER OF PASSENGERS KILLED NUMBER OF TERRORISTS KILLED NUMBER OF PEOPLE WOUNDED HOSTAGES TAKEN NUMBER OF TERRORISTS CAPTURED
  36. 36. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr 1. Ss share and exchange curated information and mine the texts for language (language curators) 2. Ss choose which phrases they like/want to use 3. Examine and revise them for tenor and genre Students as text/language curators
  37. 37. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr Make decisions on info and language to include in own report
  38. 38. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr ‘Curation is the new content creation’
  39. 39. www.celt.edu.gr info@celt.edu.gr My email marisa.constantinides@gmail.com Twitter @Marisa_C My Centre www.celt.edu.gr My Blog http://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/

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