What Is Content Curation: Best Definitions

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Content curation defined: a collection of definitions of what curation is all about.

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"Curation is a strategy for telling our stories through the choices we make and the context we create around those choices.   When we carefully select, sequence, analyze and organize media–images and quotes and video, as well as our original content and critical narrative, we synthesize unique stories that make meaning of our topics for an audience."  Joyce Valenza

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways - NeverEndingSearch

Curation is a funny word. When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. The folks we interviewed across library land curated in several different ways and we used the term curation differently depending on current community needs or where they were in any particular project. […]

"The curator of the digital world is positioned as mediator and tastemaker, using content created elsewhere as raw material for the making of meaning."  Susan Cairns and Danny Birschall from "Curating the Digital World: Past Preconceptions, Present Problems, Possible Futures", 2013.

Curating the Digital World: Past Preconceptions, Present Problems, Possible Futures | MW2013

"The curator of the digital world is positioned as mediator and tastemaker, using content created elsewhere as raw material for the making of meaning." Susan Cairns and Danny Birschall from "Curating the Digital World: Past Preconceptions, Present Problems, Possible Futures", 2013.

Teach Digital Curation with Depth

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Curation definition (learning sector): "a process in which they began by collecting or gathering; moved to connecting content and resources for specific purposes and audiences; curated by adding value with context and commentary; and contributed by offering the community opportunities for collaboration, learning and growth.  Along the way they experience collateral benefits of developing learning agility, building social capital and demonstrating creativity." by Joyce Valenza.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways - NeverEndingSearch

Curation is a funny word. When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. The folks we interviewed across library land curated in several different ways and we used the term curation differently depending on current community needs or where they were in any particular project. […]

Examples of use and tools for digital #curation in educational settings by C.Tucker.

Digital Curation for the School Librarian

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"Curation isn’t just about bringing together materials. Rather, it’s the tactical assembly of insights about the work—from recommendations to assets to context—to help people make better decisions." by Elliott Masie - @emasie

Curated Insights: Curation on Curation | Axonify Blog

Curation is an emergent trend within L&D. Therefore, it’s important that we take a step back and dig into what it really means. Learn more now.

Getting Started with Content Curation in the Classroom

Content curation is a vital part of the creative process. In this blog post and podcast, we explore why curation matters and how we can help students learn how to engage in the curation process. We

Content Curation 101:A Beginner's Guide to Curating Content

When content curation is done right, curation is a powerful segment in your content marketing strategy today – no matter what business you’re in.

As definition of 'curator' evolves, traditional curation still crucial for games

The true video game curators have the crucial task of preserving video games, and making them relevant to society at large.

The rise of the curator in popular culture

Curation is a buzzword, but its history is a great case study for where we’re at: an abundance of stuff, with a scarcity of context

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

By Ibrar Bhatt I have been busy writing my PhD so haven't updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to coalesce and cohere in a manner suitable for such a piece of work. But initial data analysis…

The Art of Curation: An Interview with Maria Popova from BrainPickings

As more and more people and brands take to producing digital content, a group of individuals has arisen with the goal of filtering the wheat from the chaff.

Rethinking Content Curation

At Content Marketing World last week, there was a lot of talk centered around content creation and curation , which are often presented as the two basic paths any content marketer can pursue. The mere fact that these are often positioned as mutually exclusive choices (Google "curation vs.

The Difference Between Content Curation and Link Spraying

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Some say “curation” is one of the most overused buzzwords of the day. Guilty as charged. I use the word often because it encapsulates the value of linking in media: finding the best that already…