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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
"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.
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.