What is digital curation?
It is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets ( 1 ). Once you have curated the digital content you might want to share with others. There are different ways of sharing this content
Pick a topic or resource, such as an online blog, podcast, tweet, image, post on Facebook or Google+ that interests you. The source needs to be reputable and up to date. ( Five criteria for evaluating Web pages ).
Find an outlet. This is where you are going to write your reflection. These outlets may be set up as public (others can see your content) or private (only those with granted access can see your content). Some of these outlets may be set up where others can submit their comments for discussion. This feature may also be disabled if it is not desired. Here are a few social media outlets
Become a content curator in three steps ( 2 )
Some educators might be a bit skeptical about the use of technology in education due to their unfamiliarity with this integration. These are 5 tips to help educators see how useful these tools can be.
Five Things Every Teacher Should Know ( 4 )
1. Technology integration is about more than TOOLS
Explore, gather some information, compare it to what you know, and share your experience with others.
Javier Benítez, MD
References 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_curation
2.Content Curation for Online Education
3. Personal Learning Environments And Personal Learning Networks Symposium
4. Five Things Every Teacher Should Know
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